Nestled in the foothills of northern Dartmoor, Okehampton is a market town with a rich agricultural heritage. A great location for outdoor activities, holidays in Okehampton are growing in popularity, partly because of things to do in and around the town and partly because of its fantastic location and amazing countryside surroundings.
Why visit Okehampton?
Dartmoor is an amazing place to explore, and where better to start than one of its wonderful towns? Known as the walking centre of Devon, there are plenty of beautiful trails to follow into nearby woodland and open countryside. If you’re a lover of the outdoors then Okehampton is a must-visit.
Things to do in Okehampton:
Enjoy the great outdoors by hiking along one of the beautiful walking trails running from Okehampton throughout Dartmoor, or explore them on two wheels on a bike as well. There is also wild swimming, a great golf course and an insightful museum to learn about the town's history.
Why stay in an Okehampton cottage?
With Dartmoor right on your doorstep, staying in one of our cottages in Okehampton will allow you to reconnect with nature and escape the daily grind. Our range of Devon cottages, from small shepherd’s huts to large properties, have everything you need for a great holiday.
Three must-see things in Okehampton:
- Enjoy Simmonds Park, a peaceful area by the river to relax and unwind during your stay
- Head to the north of the town to explore its two highest peaks, providing unrivalled views over the surrounding area
- In the other direction lies Lydford, a picturesque village with its waterfall and National Trust gorge