Adhering to Government guidance
It is your responsibility to ensure you are aware of the current Government guidance on gatherings in self-catering accommodation. In making a booking with YHA (England & Wales) you are agreeing to adhere to the relevant Government guidance that will apply at the time of your stay. Please bear in mind that the guidance may be different in England and Wales.
The duty of care we have to our guests, beneficiaries, staff and partners compels us to progress and open our hostels with caution and careful consideration in the best interests of the charity and those it serves.
For the foreseeable future, YHA Okehampton will operate on an Exclusive Hire basis only, with contact-free check in.
To find out more about our COVID-19 secure enhanced health and safety measures, please read our FAQs.
Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night.
YHA Okehampton has 2 bed options to choose from – 76, or 126 beds. The prices shown on the availability calendar in the top left corner refer to the 76-bed option. If you would like to enquire for the 126-bed price, then please call 01837 53916 and one of our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Standing in a three-acre site on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, this uniquely preserved, Victorian railway goods store has been converted to provide modern accommodation. It is also a licensed activity centre – a programme of activities can be tailored especially for your group.
What is great about YHA Okehampton?
Close to walking routes in Dartmoor.
Perfect for adventure-seekers.
Stunning views of the surrounding area.
There is a self-catering kitchen containing one large commercial oven, four gas rings, one microwave, one freezer, one fridge, one toaster, two kettles, and a range of crockery, cutlery and utensils for guests to use during their stay. Tea towels, bin bags, washing up liquid and soap are provided.
Dining room and lounge
There are comfortable lounges which provide a relaxing space and somewhere to chill out in after a jam-packed day of activities. There is also a dining room available with tables and chairs. Highchairs are also available.
Take the place for yourself.
For family, for friends, for running clubs, for walking groups, for hens, for stags, for you and yours.
YHA Okehampton includes 60 beds: 2 x 2, 6 x 4, 8 x 6 bedded rooms. All rooms on the first floor.
All bedlinen is provided.
There are 4 toilets and shower rooms. 7 rooms have en-suite toilets and showers. Soap is available with every sink. Toilet paper is also provided.
Journey through the oceans of the world from the local shoreline to the deep Atlantic at the National Marine Aquarium. A great day out for the family.
Step back into time and explore the Okehampton Castle, mentioned in the Doomsday Book, now a haunted ruin.
Located in the Dartmoor National Park, there are endless walking and hiking routes available right from the hostel doorstep, suited to all ages and abilities.
Need to know
Dartmoor is packed with things to see and do for all ages.
Families have ample exciting attractions to choose from such as the River Dart Country Park or Pennywell Farm. History lovers can explore the ancient castle ruins and learn about the history in the museums. For the lovers of the great outdoors, there are plenty of walking and cycling opportunities within the Dartmoor National Park.
There are plenty of pubs, cafes, and restaurants within the area, so you are spoiled for choice! Make YHA Okehampton your chosen holiday location today.
There is a large car park on site for guests.
From the town centre follow brown signs to the Youth Hostel, this will lead you onto Station road. Turn left at memorial and continue under the railway bridge and immediately after turn left, sign posted Youth Hostel.
YHA Okehampton 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
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!
To get your £30 off discount code, simply log in to YHA.org.uk and go to the Member Benefits tab. Please note that YHA membership discount is only available when you book direct through YHA.