Dartmoor Expedition Centre, Dartmoor

Widecombe in the Moor
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The Dartmoor Expedition Centre has two bunkhouses based on an old Dartmoor Farm at 1000 feet (300 meters) on the edge of open moorland. It is an outstanding beautiful centre for moorland walking, climbing, canoeing, caving, pony trekking and mountain biking. The accommodation is basic but comfortable with all that is needed for self catering but meals can be provided if ordered in advance.
There are two bunkhouses. The House Barn has a kitchen/living area down stairs with two electric cooking stoves and everything needed for self-catering. A woodburner stove keeps the room warm in winter. Upstairs there are 14 beds, 5 of which are in a small inner room. The Gate Barn has 21 beds with 11 of them downstairs and 10 upstairs.There are electric radiant heaters in the dormitories as well as night storage heaters There are separate washrooms for men and women with free hot water for showers partly powered by solar panels.

Location and Contact


• Grid Ref SX699764,
• Turn off the A38 (Expressway) at Drumbridges to Bovey Tracey. Follow the signs to Widecombe-in-the-Moor. Come down Widecombe Hill into the village.Go through the village leaving the church on your left.Turn right 200 yards (meters) after the village school and travel up a steep hill past Southcombe onto the open moor. After one mile(1.5 kms) from Widecombe you reach a crossroads. Turn right and take the first left after 400 yards(meters) The Centre is 200 yards (meters) down on the left.



Address: Rowden, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor, Devon, England

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Website Dartmoor Expedition Centre Dartmoor www.dartmoorbase.co.uk
Phone Number: +44 1264 621 249
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Facilities and Amenities


BBQ Grill


Entirely Non-Smoking


Hot Showers


Lounge Area

Credit Card Payments

Wheelchair Accessible

Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Service Animals

Checkout: 11:00 (11 AM)

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: NA

Size: Medium (30-60 beds)


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