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Okehampton Town in Devon

Photograph of Okehampton

Location

Located at the northern fringe of Dartmoor, Okehampton is excellently placed to explore the whole of Devon and Cornwall as well as being the 'Gateway to Dartmoor'. Highlights of the area include the 14th century Okehampton Castle, Finch Foundry at nearby Sticklepath, Castle Drogo at Drewsteignton, Gidleigh Park and Chagford. The Dartmoor Railway operate a heritage passenger service from Okehampton station, running to Sampford Courtenay and Meldon. A summer Sunday service from Exeter to Okehampton operates as part of the Dartmoor Sunday Rover network. Northern Dartmoor has a lot to offer with the best locations being High Willhays and Yes Tor as well as Fernworthy forest and reservoir. The town has a population of just over 7,000.

Tourist Information

The nearest source of local information is available from Okehampton Tourist Information Centre.

Events near Okehampton

Dining out near Okehampton

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Bearslake Inn, Okehampton

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Gidleigh Park, Chagford

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22, Mill Street, Chagford

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Mill End Hotel, Chagford

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Bovey Castle, Moretonhampstead

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The Harris Arms, Lewdown

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Blagdon Manor, Ashwater

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Earl of Portsmouth, Chumleigh

Local Accommodation

Cottages

Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Lydford, Crediton, Okehampton and Hatherleigh.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:

arrowTavistock

arrowGreat Torrington

arrowCrediton

arrowExeter

Hotels

Hotels

Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:

	arrowOkehampton

	arrowChagford

	arrowHatherleigh

	arrowPrincetown

Caravans

Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Moretonhampstead, Highampton, Winkleigh and Dartmoor.

Nearby Attractions

Attractions

There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:

Okehampton

	arrowNew Carlton Cinema

	arrowOkehampton Castle

	arrowFinch Foundry

	arrowEastcott Vineyard

Chagford

	arrowStone Lane Gardens

Drewsteignton

	arrowCastle Drogo and Gardens

Moretonhampstead

	arrowMiniature Pony Centre

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