YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor

Okehampton, Devon, United Kingdom








Due to the coronavirus pandemic our hostels are unavailable for bookings until 17th July 2020. If you are able to donate to support YHA’s charitable work at this difficult time, we’d be very grateful. Support YHA

We are offering our hostels to the NHS, homeless organisations and public sector services. For support please email [email protected]

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

This converted Arts and Crafts style detached house was originally built in 1910. It sits in three acres of gardens overlooking the town and has direct access to the Dartmoor National Park and open moorland from the grounds. YHA Bracken Tor is part of the Adventure Okehampton activity centre and can provide a full range of activities throughout the year. The hostel is centrally heated throughout.

YHA Bracken Tor has a self-catering kitchen equipped with everything you might need for cooking meals.

A full catering service is available on site in our separate function room with advance notice. The function room can also be hired separately by arrangement with the hostel.

There are 35 beds arranged in in 2 x 8, 1 x 6, 2 x 4, 1 x 2 and 1 x 3 with double bed. Four rooms have en-suite toilet and shower rooms. The remaining three rooms have private WC and shower rooms. One room is suitable for people with disabilities and has an accessible shower room.

There is parking on site for 10 cars.

Dining room and lounge
There is a separate dining room which can seat 35 people in addition to a large wood panelled lounge which contains a TV, pool table and a wood burning stove.

YHA Bracken Tor is situated on a four acre site. There are some restricted areas and some areas which may be in use by other groups. Direct access to local moorland is available and campfires are permitted but you will need to contact the on-site manager to arrange this.

Camping pitches are available on-site as part of your YHA Exclusive Hire booking at no additional charge. These must be booked in advance. 

YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four legged friend along with you.

At YHA Okehampton we strive to cater for everybody. We have bedrooms on the ground floor. There is also a wheel in shower accessed from the ground floor bedroom corridor.

We also have:

  • Parking on site
  • Accessible WC close to reception
  • Lounge and games room are located on the 1st floor
  • Self catering kitchen and dining room on the ground floor

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. 



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Okehampton, Devon, United Kingdom
50.727183 -4.001926

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