YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor exterior

YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor

Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1QW
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This hostel is part of our latest hot deals. Offer subject to availability and cannot be used with any other discount. Valid on Exclusive Hire accommodation for a minimum of a two night stay at selected hostels between 1st July - 4th September 2022. Use the above promotional code at the checkout. Book via yha.org.uk before midnight 26th May 2022. YHA members can save an extra 5% with our members only code. See full terms and conditions.

Private room from £36.00 per night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Cot available
  • Disabled access rooms available
  • En-suite rooms available
  • Heating
  • Lock on doors
  • Smoke alarm

Need to know

Check in:
From 17:00 - 20:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Towels and toiletries:
Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our private rooms.
Entire place - House from £563.00 per night
  • House

    7 bathrooms 7 bedrooms sleeps up to 35 guests

    YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor is a recently converted, arts and crafts detached house which was originally built in 1910. The property offers beautiful views and a cosy wood burning stove. A great base for outdoor lovers.

    From £563.00 per night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Cleaning basics
  • Cot available
  • Disabled access rooms available
  • Dishes and cutlery
  • Fridge
  • Garden/grounds
  • Heating
  • Highchair
  • Hot water
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Lock on doors
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor seating
  • Oven
  • Shower(s)
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • TV in room
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wood stove

Need to know

Check in:
From 17:00 - 20:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Heating:
There is central heating throughout the property.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our rooms.
Dogs:
Hire YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor and bring your dogs! Add a dog to your booking at the checkout and bring your four-legged friend along with you. Dogs are not permitted in the bedrooms, on the furniture, or in the kitchen, and must be kept on a lead in the grounds.
Checking in:
You will receive an email prior to your arrival with the property address and check-in instructions.
Guest access:
Guests have the use of the whole property, except the function room and activity areas (unless hired for an additional fee).
WiFi:
Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.

Shared spaces

Kitchen and dining

The kitchen is located on the ground floor and includes a range of conveniences listed below.

Kitchen appliances: fridge/freezer, kettle, microwave, oven, stove, toaster, wood stove.

Kitchenware: dishes and cutlery, kitchen utensils, pots, pans.

Cooking basics: salt and pepper.

Cleaning basics: anti-bacterial spray, bin bags, cloths, paper towels, soap, tea towels, washing up liquid.

Located on the ground floor, the dining room seats up to 35 people.

Highchairs are available on request.

Lounge

The lounge is located on the ground floor and seats up to 35 people. This stunning wood-panelled room has unique features including corner pillar windows. There are 2 comfy sofas, tables, chairs, a wall-mounted flat screen TV and a selection of board games. You can cosy up in the evenings by the wood-burning fire (one basked of wood is provided).

Bathrooms

Across the entire building there is a total of seven bathrooms.

En-suite bathrooms: 4

Toilets: 7

Showers: 7

Toilet paper is provided and hand soap is available next to all sinks.

Outdoors

Outside is a medium-sized garden.

The garden is not enclosed.

Guests have full access to the garden, except the restricted activity areas for climbing and low ropes (these are clearly signposted).

Outdoor amenities: cycle store, grass/lawn, picnic tables.

Sleeping arrangements

Across the entire building there is a total of seven bedrooms.

Ground floor

One en-suite room that sleeps up to 3 people. It includes a high sleeper bunk with a double bed underneath. This room has disabled access.

First floor

Two en-suite rooms that sleep up to 8 people each. They include 4 sets of bunk beds.

Two en-suite rooms that sleep up to 4 people each. They include 2 sets of bunk beds.

One en-suite room that sleeps up to 6 people. It includes 3 sets of bunk beds.

One en-suite room that sleeps up to 2 people. It includes 1 set of bunk beds.

A cot is available.

Entire place - Lodge from £497.00 per night
  • Lodge

    6 bathrooms 8 bedrooms sleeps up to 42 guests

    YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor Lodge is a converted industrial heritage building and sits within 4 acres of gardens backing directly onto open moorland, making it an ideal base for those looking to explore this beautiful part of England.

    From £497.00 per night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Cleaning basics
  • Cot available
  • Dishes and cutlery
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Fridge
  • Garden/grounds
  • Heating
  • Highchair
  • Hot water
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Lock on doors
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor play area
  • Outdoor seating
  • Shower(s)
  • Smoke alarm
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • TV in room

Need to know

Check in:
From 17:00 - 20:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Heating:
There is central heating throughout the property.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all rooms.
Dogs:
Hire YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor Lodge and bring your dogs! Add a dog to your booking at the checkout and bring your four-legged friend along with you. Dogs are not permitted in the bedrooms, on the furniture, or in the kitchen, and must be kept on a lead in the grounds.
Checking in:
You will receive an email prior to your arrival with the property address and check-in instructions.
Guest access:
Guests have the use of the whole property, except the function room (unless booked for an additional fee). Hostel staff live onsite.
WiFi :
Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.

Shared spaces

Kitchen and dining

The small kitchen is located on the ground floor and includes a range of conveniences listed below.

Kitchen appliances: fridge/freezer, kettle, microwave, oven, stove, toaster.

Kitchenware: dishes and cutlery, kitchen utensils, pots, pans.

Cooking basics: salt and pepper.

Cleaning basics: anti-bacterial spray, bin bags, paper towels, soap, tea towels, washing up liquid.

Located on the ground floor, the dining room seats up to 42 people across tables and chairs. There is also a small lounge area within this room.

Highchairs are available on request.

Bathrooms

Across the entire building there is a total of six bathrooms.

En-suite bathrooms: 4

Toilets: 6

Showers: 6

Toilet paper is provided and hand soap is available next to all sinks.

Outdoors

Outside is a large garden.

The garden is partially enclosed with hedges, fences and walls. There is a small opening to the car park.

Guests have full access to the garden, except the restricted activity areas for climbing and low ropes (these are clearly signposted).

Outdoor amenities: cycle store, fire pit, grass/lawn, outdoor play area, picnic tables.

Sleeping arrangements

Across the entire building there is a total of eight bedrooms.

First floor

Four en-suite rooms that sleep up to 6 people each. They include 3 sets of bunk beds.

Two rooms that sleep up to 1 person each. They include a single bed.

Two rooms that sleep up to 8 people each. They include 2 sets of bunk beds.

A cot is available.

Entire place - House & lodge from £1,060.00 per night
  • House & lodge

    13 bathrooms 15 bedrooms sleeps up to 77 guests

    YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor House and Lodge have 4 acres of gardens backing directly onto open moorland, making it an ideal base for those looking to explore this beautiful part of England.

    From £1,060.00 per night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Cleaning basics
  • Cot available
  • Dishes and cutlery
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Fridge
  • Garden/grounds
  • Heating
  • Highchair
  • Hot water
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Lock on doors
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor play area
  • Outdoor seating
  • Shower(s)
  • Smoke alarm
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • TV in room

Need to know

Check in:
From 17:00 - 20:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Heating:
There is central heating throughout both properties.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our rooms.
Dogs:
Hire YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor and bring your dogs! Add a dog to your booking at the checkout and bring your four-legged friend along with you. Dogs are not permitted in the bedrooms, on the furniture, or in the kitchen, and must be kept on a lead in the grounds.
Checking in:
You will receive an email prior to your arrival with the property address and check-in instructions.
Guest access:
Guest have the use of the whole of both properties, except the function room (unless hired for an additional fee).
WiFi :
Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.

Shared spaces

House
Kitchen and dining

The kitchen is located on the ground floor and includes a range of conveniences listed below.

Kitchen appliances: fridge/freezer, kettle, microwave, oven, stove, toaster, wood stove.

Kitchenware: dishes and cutlery, kitchen utensils, pots, pans.

Cooking basics: salt and pepper.

Cleaning basics: anti-bacterial spray, bin bags, cloths, paper towels, soap, tea towels, washing up liquid.

Located on the ground floor, the dining room seats up to 35 people.

Highchairs are available on request.

Lounge

The lounge is located on the ground floor and seats up to 35 people. This stunning wood-panelled room has unique features including corner pillar windows. There are 2 comfy sofas, tables, chairs, a wall-mounted flat screen TV and a selection of board games. You can cosy up in the evenings by the wood-burning fire (one basked of wood is provided).

Bathrooms

Across the entire building there is a total of seven bathrooms.

En-suite bathrooms: 4

Toilets: 7

Showers: 7

Toilet paper is provided and hand soap is available next to all sinks.

Outdoors

Outside is a medium-sized garden.

The garden is not enclosed.

Guests have full access to the garden, except the restricted activity areas for climbing and low ropes (these are clearly signposted).

Outdoor amenities: cycle store, grass/lawn, picnic tables.

Lodge
Kitchen and dining

The small kitchen is located on the ground floor and includes a range of conveniences listed below.

Kitchen appliances: fridge/freezer, kettle, microwave, oven, stove, toaster.

Kitchenware: dishes and cutlery, kitchen utensils, pots, pans.

Cooking basics: salt and pepper.

Cleaning basics: anti-bacterial spray, bin bags, paper towels, soap, tea towels, washing up liquid.

Located on the ground floor, the dining room seats up to 42 people across tables and chairs. There is also a small lounge area within this room.

Highchairs are available on request.

Bathrooms

Across the entire building there is a total of six bathrooms.

En-suite bathrooms: 4

Toilets: 6

Showers: 6

Toilet paper is provided and hand soap is available next to all sinks.

Outdoors

Outside is a large garden.

The garden is partially enclosed with hedges, fences and walls. There is a small opening to the car park.

Guests have full access to the garden, except the restricted activity areas for climbing and low ropes (these are clearly signposted).

Outdoor amenities: cycle store, fire pit, grass/lawn, outdoor play area, picnic tables.

Sleeping arrangements

House

Across the entire building there is a total of seven bedrooms.

Ground floor

One en-suite room that sleeps up to 3 people. It includes a high sleeper bunk with a double bed underneath. This room has disabled access.

First floor

Two en-suite rooms that sleep up to 8 people each. They include 4 sets of bunk beds.

Two en-suite rooms that sleep up to 4 people each. They include 2 sets of bunk beds.

One en-suite room that sleeps up to 6 people. It includes 3 sets of bunk beds.

One en-suite room that sleeps up to 2 people. It includes 1 set of bunk beds.

A cot is available.

Lodge

Across the entire building there is a total of eight bedrooms.

First floor

Four en-suite rooms that sleep up to 6 people each. They include 3 sets of bunk beds.

Two rooms that sleep up to 1 person each. They include a single bed.

Two rooms that sleep up to 8 people each. They include 2 sets of bunk beds.

A cot is available.

Overview

Nestled within woodlands on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor is set within four acres of landscaped grounds. Ideally situated within walking distance of Okehampton town, with direct access to Dartmoor and the granite way cycle path, the venue is perfect for those looking for a relaxing retreat.

YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor consists of two buildings - a recently converted, arts and crafts detached house and a beautiful, converted hunting lodge - making it the ideal accommodation for individuals, families, and groups alike.

Make your trip to Okehampton memorable by booking some activities at the Okehampton Adventure Centre, which offers group outdoor sessions throughout the year.

Why guests love YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor

  • Ideal for a quiet woodland holiday
  • Located within Dartmoor National Park
  • YHA Exclusive Hire available

Accommodation at YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor

Private rooms

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.

Hire the whole house

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 house at YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor and, with sole use of the property, come and go as you please. This property offers beautiful views and a cosy wood burning stove - a great base for outdoor lovers. Dogs are welcome too!

Hire the whole lodge

Looking for a base for your group's next adventure? Celebrating a birthday/anniversary or planning an overdue get-together? Make your special occasion extra special with YHA Exclusive Hire.

You can hire the whole of the lodge at YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor and, with sole use of the property, come and go as you please. This converted industrial heritage building backs directly onto open moorland, making it an ideal base for exploring this beautiful part of England. Dogs are welcome too!

Function room

YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor offers a large function room with capacity for up to 100 people - perfect for hosting celebrations or as a larger dining area. This space will allow all your guests to comfortably eat and relax together, especially handy when booking both the house and lodge.

You can book this space separately or add to an existing Exclusive Hire booking. For pricing and to book this space, contact the hostel directly or make a meeting room enquiry. Catering can also be arranged on request.

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Hostel facilities

  • BBQ area
  • Breakfast
  • Classroom(s)
  • Coach parking nearby
  • Contactless payments
  • Cycle store
  • Dining room
  • Extra-large garden/grounds
  • Free parking on premises
  • Games
  • Garden/grounds
  • Group meals
  • Highchair
  • Intermittent mobile coverage
  • Licensed bar
  • Meeting rooms
  • Minibus parking on premises
  • Outdoor play area
  • Outdoor seating
  • Packed lunch
  • Restaurant
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shared drying room
  • Shared TV
  • Sole use
  • WiFi

Hostel need to know

Reception opening hours: From 08:00 - 10:00 and 16:00 - 20:00 (until 22:00 during school holidays).

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 parking at the hostel.

WiFi: Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.

Dogs: Pets are not permitted at YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor. Assistance dogs are welcome - please notify us at the time of booking.

YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor

Map references

OS Map: 191

OS Grid Ref: SX583933

Lat/Lng: 50.72727, -4.0014

Contact information

Phone: +44 345 260 2863

Email: [email protected]

Volunteering

We do have limited volunteering opportunities throughout the year and often have work experience students for four to eight week placements. In winter there is the possibility to work on the buildings and in the summer we have opportunities to work with the catering, house-keeping or grounds maintenance teams. Contact our operations manager, [email protected], for details.

Meet the team

Sharon is the site supervisor at YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor. The rest of the YHA Okehampton bookings team can also help with any enquiries for YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor during office hours.

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