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].
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.
Drewsteignton Village Accommodation:
The Drewe Arms ( The Drewe Arms has cheap bunk rooms available as well as B&B accommodation). The Drewe Arms is currently closed but is expected to re-open by July 2013. Please enquire via Dartmoor Arts on 01647 281295 to find out about availability of rooms.
Drewsteignton Outlying Accommodation:
James Clifton, Silk House - 01647 231267
Joy Walker, East Fingle Farm - 01647 281639
Nicholas Bonstead - 01647 231228
Grendon Farmhouse - 01647 231 486
Waye Farm, Chagford - 01647 231134 or 07971 916662 www.wayefarm.com
Nina Fenner, Clifford Cross Cottage, 01647 24254
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
There is also cheap camping available, with minimal facilities at £5 per night per person.
For more information about cheap camping please contact:- email@example.com.
Drewsteignton has a post office and shop, providing fresh local produce, bread, cheese, pies, vegetables, meat and a wide selection of convenience foods.