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The Summer school is centered upon the Dartmoor village of Drewsteignton, with most courses or events held within walking distance.

Please note: Dartmoor Arts cannot take responsibility for the quality of any accommodation listed. Dartmoor Arts regrets that it is unable to book accommodation on behalf of students.

Accommodation costs must be met by the student. When booking accommodation please mention that you are staying for the summer school week.


The Dartmoor National Park website provides a comprehensive choice of bed-and-breakfast, hotel, self-catering and camping accommodation. It also provides all the information you need for travel to the area and public transport on the Moor. View a map of the local area on Google Maps [click here].

General Sites:

Accommodation: www.dartmooraccommodation.co.uk
Accommodation: www.dartmoor-npa.gov.uk
Travel and Transport: www.dartmoor-npa.gov.uk

Getting here:

By public transport


Trains run to Exeter St David's which is the main Exeter train station.

To get to Drewsteignton once you have arrived at Exeter St David's:

Buses run from Exeter St David's station to Exeter bus station. X10 and X9 service runs from Exeter bus station direct to Drewsteignton and Cheriton Bishop which is a few miles from Drewsteignton. Students can arrange to be picked up from there if needed.

Students can also arrnage to be picked up from the train station please email admin@dartmoorarts.com if you need assistance.

By car - Drewsteignton is a 20 minute drive from Exeter can be reached by taking the Cheriton Bishop exit of the A30. After passing through Cheriton Bishop there are signs to Drewsteignton and Fingle Bridge. As an alternative, you can also turn off at the Whiddon Down exit of the A30.

Drewsteignton Village Accommodation:

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The Drewe Arms ( The Drewe Arms has cheap bunk rooms available as well as B&B accommodation). Please enquire on 01647 281409 to find out about availability of rooms.

Drewsteignton Outlying Accommodation:

James Clifton, Silk House - 01647 231267
Nicholas Bonstead - 01647 231228
Grendon Farmhouse - 01647 231 486
Waye Farm, Chagford - 01647 231134 or 07971 916662 www.wayefarm.com
Maureen West, St John's West, Murchington, 01647 432468
Natasha Wheeler-Jones, The Stables, Crockernwell, 01647 24585 www.thestablesdevon.co.uk 25% discount for summer school students
Rosemary Morgan - 01647 231202
Claire Smith, Castle Cottage, Drewsteignton, email clairelsmith@oneline.net
Roger Guillebaud, Clifford Bridge, near Drewsteignton 01647 24331



There is also cheap camping available, with minimal facilities at £5 per night per person. Please bring your own tent and camping equipment.

For more information about cheap camping please contact:- admin@dartmoorarts.com.

Local Facilities:

Drewsteignton has a post office and shop, providing fresh local produce, bread, cheese, pies, vegetables, meat and a wide selection of convenience foods.