Destination guide

Head to the cozy city of Okehampton

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

Activities

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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Okehampton a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural features in Okehampton

Travelers love Okehampton for its picturesque 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 center:

  • 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 there

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 center.

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

Can I find a vacation rental around Okehampton?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,368 vacation rentals near Okehampton. From 509 Houses to 55 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Okehampton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Okehampton:

  • Chapel Ground: 253 vacation rentals
  • Putsborough: 338 vacation rentals
  • St. Michaels: 83 vacation rentals
  • Millendreath: 63 vacation rentals
  • Morval: 61 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Okehampton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Okehampton. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Museum of Dartmoor Life: 1,217 vacation rentals
  • Lydford Gorge: 1,420 vacation rentals
  • Okehampton Castle: 1,204 vacation rentals
  • Okehampton Station: 1,205 vacation rentals
  • Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park: 2,018 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Okehampton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 509 Houses in Okehampton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Okehampton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 55 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 618 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Okehampton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 179 vacation rentals with pool available in Okehampton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.