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YHA OkehamptonOkehampton, Devon, EX20 1EW
Get active and grab yourself an adventure at YHA Okehampton. This old railway goods shed set on the edge of Dartmoor has been converted to a modern hostel which forms a great centre for exploring the wilds of Dartmoor.
Our hostel is fantastic for cyclists exploring the local area and beyond. From hearty breakfasts to a handy cycle workshop on site, we can help you make any running repairs required during your stay. Thrill-seekers will find plenty to delight them here too - ask about Adventure Okehampton for information.
Why guests love YHA Okehampton
Accommodation at YHA Okehampton
Bed in a shared room
Dorms are not currently available.
Dorm rooms have multiple beds and are shared with other people who may not be travelling together. They are usually more affordable than private rooms as you'll be booking a bed rather than the whole room.
A typical shared dorm room includes bunk beds, a reading light and a storage cupboard for each guest.
Children aged between 12 and 15 can stay in dorm rooms as long as an adult of the same gender accompanies them.
Shared shower and toilet facilities are located near to the room. Some of our shared dorm rooms are en-suites, meaning that they have a bathroom that you would share with other guests who are also staying in the room.
Want some privacy? With a private room, you'll be booking the whole room for your stay.
Private rooms typically include a storage cupboard and reading light for each bed, plus a wash hand basin.
Shared shower and toilet facilities are located near to the room.
Private en-suite rooms
For added privacy, relax with your family, friends or by yourself in a private en-suite room.
Private en-suite rooms typically include a storage cupboard and reading light for each bed, plus shower and toilet facilities solely for the people in your room.
Camping is sold per person and not per pitch. During the booking process, you will need to select the number of people who you wish to camp.
Visiting Dartmoor on a budget? Check out YHA Okehampton's woodland camping area with space for up to 20 tents. Guests have access to the hostel facilities including the bathrooms, self-catering kitchen, games room, TV lounge, bar and cafe.
Out of activity hours, there’s a small campfire area for guests to sit around toasting marshmallows and sharing stories. Feeling adventurous? During the school holidays you can book onto one of 16 different activities each week.
Hire the whole place
Planning an overdue get-together or celebrating a birthday/anniversary? Looking for a base for your group's next adventure? Make your special occasion extra special with YHA Exclusive Hire.
You can hire the whole building at YHA Okehampton and, with sole use of the property, come and go as you please. This property is the perfect place for those looking for a wonderful rural retreat. Dogs are welcome too!
Food and drink at YHA Okehampton
- Baby changing
- BBQ area
- Coach parking nearby
- Contactless payments
- Corridor zoning
- Cycle hire
- Cycle store
- Dining room
- Evening meals
- Free parking on premises
- Full mobile coverage
- Group meals
- Indoor play area
- Licensed bar
- Meeting rooms
- Minibus parking on premises
- Near bus stop
- Near train station
- Outdoor play area
- Outdoor seating
- Packed lunch
- Paid electric vehicle charger
- Self-catering kitchen
- Shared drying room
- Shared lounge
- Shared TV
- Sole use
- Water refill station
- Wheelchair accessible
Hostel need to know
Reception opening hours: From 08:00 - 22:00.
Food and drink: Breakfast is served to guests daily. Evening meals are also available.
Self-catering: Guests have access to a self-catering kitchen.
Parking: There is free parking available at the hostel.
WiFi: Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.
Dogs: Pets are not permitted at YHA Okehampton. Assistance dogs are welcome - please notify us at the time of booking.
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YHA School Trips
YHA Okehampton provides school trip parties with a modern hostel right on edge of beautiful Dartmoor, offering a range of adventure activities and educational programmes that are suitable for large groups. The hostel has up to 126 beds, including en -uite rooms for teachers and classroom facilities.
Visit the YHA School Trips website for more information.
At YHA Okehampton we have one meeting room available for hire.
Capacity: Up to 150 delegates depending on seating configuration.
Available Equipment: Projector, screen, PA system, speaker system
Accessibility: The meeting room is situated on the ground floor of the Okehampton Bracken Tor building.
Air conditioning: There is no air conditioning in this meeting room. There is central heating.
Volunteering with YHA is a fantastic way to have fun, learn new skills, boost your CV and travel to different places. We have a variety of different opportunities to choose from and volunteering roles to suit everyone.
The tasks are varied and in return you will meet some great people, who both work and stay in our hostels, as well as enjoying your time off discovering the local area and attractions.
You can find out more and apply to volunteer at this hostel on the volunteering website.
Meet the team
We offer over 20 activities, so you know you'll have fun! Our inclusive packages of 2/3/4 night Family Adventure breaks are really popular for an action-packed holiday, starting from £99 for a two night break.
Managers John and Paul recommend: "Can there be a more delightful (or delicious) reward at the end of a walk than a Devon Cream Tea? Find your favourite scone, clotted cream and jam combination by sampling from 16 cafés to complete the 63-mile Dartmoor Cream Tea Challenge (cycling between cafés is also an option)."