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Okehampton (Dartmoor) Hostel

This preserved Southern Railway station has been restored to its former glory after being closed for 25 years. Within the station grounds, the hostel is an ideal base for exploring the Dartmoor National Park and the countryside, moors and coast of Devon. A programme of steam specials and a new seasonal passenger service are proving popular with families and individuals. The hostel is licensed to provide adventure activities such as trekking, watersports and climbing.


Lounge, dining room, self-catering kitchen, laundry, showers, toilets and camping. Outdoor activities (book in advance).

Beds 74
Disabled Facilities No
Drinks License No
Meals Yes, 19.00 hrs - 20.00 hrs
Under 3's No
No Smoking Yes
High Chairs No
Cots No
Parking Yes


Klondyke Road, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1EW
01837 53916
Tourist Information: 01837 53020

Getting There

From A30 head into Okehampton. In centre of town at traffic lights turn into George Street and then right in Station Road. Bear left at monument and under bridge. Youth Hostel is on left.

Ordnance Survey Sheet/Grid Ref: 191/591942


First Western National X9/10 Exeter-Bude (passes BR Exeter St David's), alight Okehampton, then 3/4m; 187 BR Gunnislake-Okehampton station (Sun, Jun-Sep only).


BR Okehampton (adjacent), Sun Jun-Sep only: otherwise Copplestone 13m; Exeter St David's 22 m.

Nearest Other Hostels

Bellever 20m by road, (13m over moors), Steps Bridge 18m, Exeter 24m, Instow 26m, Elmscott 28m, Boscastle 30m, Tintagel 32m,

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