Destination guide

Head to the cosy city of Okehampton

The gardens and countryside provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Okehampton. This welcoming city is known for its golfing, bars and camping. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Okehampton

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Okehampton a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chulmleigh Golf Course (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Launceston Golf Club (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • New Mills Farm Park (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Trethorne Leisure Park (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Big Sheep (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Okehampton

Travellers love Okehampton for its beautiful gardens and pristine countryside. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Okehampton is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lydford Gorge (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Dartmoor (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Brent Tor (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Dartmoor National Park (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Bellever Tor (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • RHS Garden Rosemoor (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)

How to get to and around Okehampton

The nearest airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), located 27.5 mi (44.3 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Okehampton Station or Sampford Courtenay Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay near Okehampton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,288 holiday rentals near Okehampton. From 477 Houses to 588 Bungalows, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Okehampton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Okehampton?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Okehampton:

  • Putsborough: 278 holiday homes
  • St. Michaels: 81 holiday homes
  • Beaumont: 48 holiday homes
  • Buckleigh: 164 holiday homes
  • Chapel Ground: 248 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Okehampton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Okehampton. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sampford Courtenay Station: 1,029 holiday rentals
  • Lydford Gorge: 1,307 holiday rentals
  • Museum of Dartmoor Life: 1,139 holiday rentals
  • Okehampton Castle: 1,126 holiday rentals
  • Okehampton Station: 1,118 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Okehampton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Okehampton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 477 Houses in Okehampton. Our other popular types of Okehampton holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 588 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 588 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 588 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Okehampton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 197 holiday homes with pool available in Okehampton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.