YHA Bracken Tor

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night.

This recently converted, arts and crafts detached house was originally built in 1910. It sits in 3 acres of gardens on the northern edge of Dartmoor National Park and has direct access to moorland from the grounds. Bracken Tor is part of the Okehampton activity centre and can provide a full range of activities throughout the year.

Bracken Tor has a full commercial catering kitchen, quipped with everything you might need with additional small self-catering area. Tea towels are provided.

A full catering service is available with advance notice.

35 beds arranged in in 1 x 8 bed ensuite, 1 x 8 bed, 1x6 bed , 2 x 4 bed ensuite, 1x2 bed ensuite and 1x3 with double bed. Four rooms have en-suite shower rooms. Three of these rooms have private WC and shower rooms. One room is suitable for people with disabilities and has an accessible shower room.

On site for 10 cars.

Other facilities
Dining Room & Lounge
Has had a new separate dining room added which can seat 36 people. It has a separate large wood-panelled lounge which also has a television.
Four-acre site, some restricted areas, but with a flat area which is suitable for a marquee (this can be supplied at an additional cost). Direct access to local moorland and camp fires are also permitted but you will need to contact the hostel first.
Centrally Heated throughout

Need to know

If you don’t see availability online for the dates you require, please call us on 0800 0191700

In the area

Dartmoor National Park, Rosemoor Gardens (10 miles), Castle Drogo, Lydford gorge - National Trust (both 10), Eden Project (50)

Hostel amenities

  • Parking - private
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Children

Things to do

  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Rock climbing

Discounts on your stay

Why not take out YHA membership today to save £30 on your Exclusive Hire booking? Not only will you get a discount on bookings with YHA Exclusive Hire, but you’ll also get exclusive discounts every time you stay with YHA, high street shopping discounts, email newsletters and much, much more!

Find out more information about YHA membership and the fantastic benefits.

To get your £30 off discount code, simply log in to YHA.org.uk and go to the Member Benefits tab.

How to find us

Our Address

YHA Bracken Tor
Bracken Tor,
EX20 1QW



From the town centre follow brown signs to the Youth Hostel, this will lead you onto Station road.
Turn left at memorial about 400m up the road and check-in at reception at YHA Okehampton.
After, continue up the road, cross over a railway bridge and then a bridge over the A30.
Immediately after turn right, sign posted Youth Hostel.
Follow the road round to Bracken Tor.
Please use the car park on your right.

NB. Some GPS units provide incorrect access points from A30 if using Postcodes.

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Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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