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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

  • Activity centre in Devon
  • Close to walking routes in Dartmoor
  • Perfect for adventure-seekers

Accommodation at YHA Okehampton

Bed in a shared room

If you're happy to share, dorm rooms have multiple beds - ideal for budget breaks.

Private rooms

Like your own space? Private rooms offer the hostelling experience with more privacy.

Private en-suite rooms

Enjoy your own space with a private en-suite room, including bathroom facilities.

Pitch-up camping

Bring your own tent and get closer to the great outdoors. You can't beat camping!

Hire the whole place

With YHA Exclusive Hire, you can take the entire building for you and your group.


Food and drink at YHA Okehampton

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Eat with us

We will be serving a limited food and drinks menu for guests to take away.



Breakfast is served from 7.00am to 9.00am. Full Dartmoor Breakfast includes cereals, juice, tea/coffee, and a cooked breakfast. Vegan and vegetarian options also available.

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Evening meals

Choose from our tasty daily specials or delve into our café-bar style menu experience, think scrumptious bar snacks, light bites, stone-baked pizzas and piled-high burgers. Vegan and vegetarian options also available. 

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Supper Club

Supper Club at YHA Okehampton

Join our nightly Supper Club. Share stories and experiences with your fellow travellers while tucking into a delicious two course meal. This is the authentic hostel experience! 

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Hostel facilities

  • Baby changing
  • BBQ area
  • Breakfast
  • Coach parking nearby
  • Contactless payments
  • Corridor zoning
  • Cycle hire
  • Cycle store
  • Dining room
  • Evening meals
  • Free parking on premises
  • Full mobile coverage
  • Games
  • Group meals
  • Highchair
  • Indoor play area
  • Library
  • 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
  • Restaurant
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shared drying room
  • Shared lounge
  • Shared TV
  • Sole use
  • Water refill station
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • WiFi

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.

YHA Okehampton - Access Statement

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YHA Okehampton

Map references

OS Map: 191

OS Grid Ref: SX591942

Lat/Lng: 50.732191, -3.996212

Contact information

Phone: +44 345 260 2791

Email: [email protected]

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.

Meeting rooms

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
Parking: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
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.

Meeting rooms available from £150.


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)."

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