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Bed in a shared room - from £22.00/night


  • Bed linen
  • Central heating
  • Cot available
  • Disabled access rooms available
  • En-suite rooms available
  • 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 is supplied in all our shared rooms.
Private room - from £24.00/night


  • Bed linen
  • Cot available
  • Disabled access 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 is supplied in all our private rooms.
Camping & Cabins - from £9.00/night


  • Dog-friendly
  • Towel(s)

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.
Dogs can stay on our campsite. You can bring your dog for free if you are camping in your own tent.
Guest access:
Guests have use of the whole hostel during public opening hours.
Entire place - Whole hostel - from £484.00/night
  • Whole hostel

    13 bathrooms 16 bedrooms sleeps up to 76 guests

    Positioned at the heart of one of England's most beautiful national parks, YHA Okehampton provides guests with quality accommodation. This property is the perfect place for those looking for a wonderful rural retreat.

    From £484.00/night


  • BBQ area
  • Bed linen
  • Central heating
  • Cleaning basics
  • Cooking basics
  • Cot available
  • Dishes and cutlery
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Fridge
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Highchair
  • Hot water
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Lock on doors
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor play area
  • Outdoor seating
  • Oven
  • Pool table
  • Smoke alarm
  • Toaster

Need to know

Check in:
From 16:00 - 20:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
There is central heating throughout the property.
Bedding is supplied in all our rooms.
Hire YHA Okehampton 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 ground floor bedrooms, though these can be opened on request if accessible or dog-friendly rooms are needed. Hostel staff live onsite with separate access routes.
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: freezer, grill, 2 kettles, microwave, mini fridge, oven, refrigerator, toaster.

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

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

Located on the ground floor, the spacious dining room seats up to 60 people.

Highchairs are available on request.


The lounge is located on the ground floor and seats up to 30 people. There are 2 comfy sofas, 2 armchairs and a large table with seating. You can relax in front of the flat screen TV after a long day on the moors.

There is a separate games room with a pool table.


Across the entire building there is a total of 13 bathrooms.

En-suite bathrooms: 7

Toilets: 13

Showers: 13

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


Outside consists of some grounds.

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

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

Sleeping arrangements

Across the entire building there is a total of 16 bedrooms.

First floor

One room that sleeps up to 4 people. It includes 2 sets of bunk beds.

Eight rooms that sleep up to 8 people each. They include 4 sets of bunk beds.

Two en-suite rooms that sleep up to 2 people each. They include 1 set of bunk beds.

Four 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 5 people. It includes 1 set of bunk beds and a high sleeper bunk with a double bed underneath.

A cot is available.


Good to Go England

COVID-19 Industry Standard

In Partnership with The National Tourist Organisation of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

In recognition that this business has confirmed that they have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.

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

Dorms are not currently available. 

Dorm rooms have multiple beds, are typically more affordable than private rooms, and shared with other people who may not be travelling together. A typical shared room includes bunk beds, a reading light and a storage cupboard for each guest, secured by a padlock if required.

Children aged between 12 and 15 can stay in dorm rooms as long as an adult of the same gender accompanies them.

Some dorms may be en-suites, meaning that they have a bathroom in the room that you would be sharing with the other people in your dorm.

Private rooms

Don't fancy sharing a room? Private rooms typically include a storage cupboard for each bed, secured by a padlock if required, a reading light and a wash hand basin. Shared shower and toilet facilities are located near to the room.


Visiting Dartmoor on a budget? Then check out YHA Okehampton's woodland camping area. It is suitable for up to 20 tents and our campers are welcome to use the hostel facilities (bathrooms, self catering kitchen,games room, TV lounge, bar and cafe).

Out of activity hours, there’s a small campfire area with you can sit around in the evening 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

This hostel is occasionally made available for hire on an exclusive basis. This means that you can have the place to yourself and choose how many of your friends, family, club mates, etc, join you.

We allocate availability for exclusive use in blocks, typically up to 90 days in the future. If you are looking for space to stay with us on a normal shared basis, and can’t see any availability three months or more into the future, then this hostel may be being held for Exclusive Hire.


Food and drink at YHA Okehampton

YHA Okehampton external

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.

Full menu

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

Closed facilities: The following facilities are temporarily closed at this hostel due to COVID-19 safety measures - lounge area(s), drying room(s), meeting room(s), luggage/storage room(s).

Seasonal opening pattern: YHA Okehampton is open all year round.

Hostel opening hours: YHA Okehampton is open to the public from Monday - Sunday, 08:00 - 22:00.

Reception hours: From 08:00 - 22:00.

Restaurant opening hours: YHA Okehampton’s restaurant is open to the public from Monday – Sunday, 07:30 - 09:00, and Friday - Saturday, 17:00 - 19:00.

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.

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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