Old Barn Depot
Moretonhampstead TQ13 8LG
12.00 (Optional) We shall meet at the Union Inn at 12 0’clock for lunch: Union Inn, 10 Ford Street, Moretonhampstead TQ13 8LN www.theunioninn.co.uk
2.30 p.m. Meet at The Motor Museum, home to a collection of over 150 vintage and classic vehicles, including pre-1920s to the 1990s. It is run by local motoring enthusiast Frank Loft, who is an Exeter graduate. The museum is housed in a newly refurbished bus depot. The collection of vehicles is complemented by motoring artefacts and automobilia, and visitors can also view the restoration workshop.
The Motor Museum is at the Old Barn Depot, Court Street TQ13 8LG moretonhampsteadmotormuseum.co.uk
The standard entrance fee is £8, but we might get a group discount, depending on numbers.
By car: There are two car parks:
- Station Road car park – if coming in from Exeter on the B3212 turn left at the cross roads, signposted Bovey Tracey. The car park is on the right-hand side and is the nearest to The Union Inn.
- Court Street car park. Go across at the cross roads, through the centre of Moreton, the car park is on the right-hand corner of the first road on the right. This is where the bus stops, there are toilets and this is the nearest car park to the Motor Museum.
By bus: Catch the 11.15 Country Bus 359 from Sidwell Street Stand 40. This arrives in Moreton Square (alight here for the Union Inn) at 12.05pm, and at the Court Street Car Park (for the Motor Museum) at 12.08 p.m. The return bus, from Court Street Car Park, is at 4.15pm arriving in Exeter at 5.09pm.