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Situated in the heart of rural Devon, on the shoulder of Dartmoor’s heights Okehampton offers a wealth of wildly differing landscapes. Rising dramatically behind Okehampton lie the highest peaks of Dartmoor with Yes Tor at over 600m. These hills topped with striking, weathered granite tors, surrounded by clitter seem almost shaped by human hand, but are in fact the stumped remains of mountains millions of years past.

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Capella, 31 Station Road, Okehampton Tel: 01837 53607
Elmfield Bed & Breakfast, Northlew, Okehampton Tel: 01409 221376
Higher Coombehead House, Sticklepath, Tel: 01837 840240
Kerslake Farm, Meldon, Okehampton Tel: 01837 54892
Manor House and Ashbury Hotel, Okehampton Tel: 01837 53053
Meadowlea Guest House, 65 Station road, Tel: 01837 53200
Northlake, Exeter Road, Okehampton Tel: 01837 53100
Oxenham Arms, South Zeal, Nr. Okehampton Tel: 01837 840244
Pressland House, Hatherleigh Tel: 01837 810871
Penare, 2, Church Path, Okehampton Tel: 01837 55842
The Bottleneck Inn, Sourton Down, Okehampton Tel: 01837 861349

Stowford House, Stowford, Lewdown Tel: 01566 783415
Week Farm, Bridestowe, Okehampton Tel: 01837 861221
Betty Cottles, Meldon, Okehampton Tel: 01837 55339
White Hart Hotel, Fore Street, Okehampton Tel: 01837 52730
Upcott House, Upcott Hill, Okehampton TeL: 01837 53743
The Tors Hotel, Belstone, Near Okehampton Tel: 01837 840689
Fountain Hotel, East Street, Okehampton Tel: 01837 53900
Meldon Cottages, Meldon, Okehampton Tel: 01837 54363
Price of Peace, Hatherleigh Tel: 01837 810781
Lower Trecott Farm, Sampford Courtenay, Tel: 01837 880118

Self Catering

East Hook Holiday Cottages, West Hook Farm, Tel: 01837 52305
Beer Farm Cottages, Beer Farm, Okehampton, Tel: 01837 840265
Fourwinds, Tavistock Road, Okehampton Tel: 01837 55785
Little Bidlake Barns, Bridestowe, Okehampton Tel: 01837 861233
Meldon Cottages, Meldon, Okehampton Tel: 01837 54363
Taw Meadow, Sticklepath, Okehampton Tel: 01837 840942
Lake View Cottage, Chilla, Beaworthy Tel: 01409 221323
Bolland Farm, Northlew, Okehampton Tel: 01409 221431
Off The Beaten Track, Hallwood farm, Petrockstowe Tel: 01837 811762

Caravan Parks

Olditch Farm Caravan Park, Sticklepath, Tel: 01837 840734
Yertiz Caravan and Camping Park, Exeter Road, Tel: 01837 52281

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The landscape’s ancient trackways provide a haven for the adventurous in spirit, who in passing the countless preshistoric settlements, stone circles, rows and industrial litter of medieval tin workers will discover it is not quite the wilderness it first appears. The distinct upland habitat of peat bogs running down valley sides to fresh streams rippling through granite boulders provides an experience unequalled in the South of England, not to mention the outstanding views of the countryside below.

In addition to rolling hills the area enjoys great expanses of fresh water with Roadford Lake providing more than 730 acres for watersports, fishing and birdwatching. The lake also has a network of paths and bridleways, including a special path for wheelchair users. Similarly there is Meldon Resevoir just minutes away from Okehampton, which offers opportunities for walking alongside a stretch of still water which provides fantastic reflections of the surrounding Moorland.

Lovers of more formal landscapes are also well catered for with the National Trust house and garden at Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton. Mythic Gardens at Chagford not only has some wonderful plants but also a fantastic sculpture garden too, whilst Bowden Hostas at Sticklepath features a National Hostas collection.
Yet visitors need not leave Okehampton town centre at all to enjoy greenery and tranquillity. Simmons Park at the heart of the town offers mature parkland complete with its centrepiece the East Ockment river which is one of two moorland rivers that keep Okehampton town in their midst.

Click on Tourism for information on the area, Attractions for what to do and where to go, Food and Drink on what to eat when you get there, Leisure... well relax and think about that one and the Town Centre to shop till you drop!

 

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