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Day Adventure Club
Looking for things to do for the children during the school holidays. For £35 book them into our Day Adventure Club. Three Activities and supervision in between.
Hire a Bike and Cycle the Granite Way
All Terrain Bicycles suitable for adults and children, baby carriages and tow along trailers for non cyclists. Direct access to the Granite Way traffic trail.
Booking Group Activities
All types of groups are welcome at Adventure Okehampton, from sports teams, youth clubs, birthday celebrations to organising a company meeting with some team building. We tailor the programme to suit your needs and budget.
British Canoeing
Discover kayaking and take up a sport allowing access to lakes, rivers and even the sea! Our British Canoeing accredited centre offer kayaking training courses and offers sessions from half-days to full weekend courses
Adventure 7 and RYLA
These two programmes run by Rotary International Okehampton challenge young people to build self confidence under the guidance of business professionals, Rotarians and Adventure Instructors.
Rock Climbing on Dartmoor
Get to grips with granite and other climbing crags on Dartmoor. All instruction and equipment provided by our experienced team.
Family Adventure Holidays
We run 2,3,4 or 7 day Activity Holidays at YHA Okehampton. Each day offers several different adventures, all close to our centre in Devon.
Hen and Stag Partys
Go wild heading out on our Stag or Hen special group sessions. Dress up for an abseiling or rafting session. Stop for some refreshements.
Try Out a New Activity
Adventure Okehampton specialises in providing adventure activities for groups on Dartmoor, Devon. We can provide residential or non-residential packages tailored to your budget and activity requirements, and suitable for all ages from 5 upwards
New Function Room
This project was funded by Greater Dartmoor Leaf programme. The room can be booked for outisde meetings. Now available for booking for meetings or parties

Groups & Schools

A school group getting ready for climbing

Adventure Okehampton specialises in providing activities for groups of all ages and is licensed by the UK Adventure and Activity Licensing Authority as a registered activity provider. Licences can be confirmed by calling the authority at Tel: +44 (0) 2920 755715.

We have Quality Badge from Council of Learning Outside the Classroom, are members of the Institute of Outdoor Learning and our programmes qualify for Children's University.

Many of our groups return year after year! We welcome groups of all ages to Okehampton Youth Hostel. We are set up to be able to take small groups (one module) or large groups (entire hostel). Given advance notice we can cater for a range of special dietary requirements. We offer a range of different activity packages to suit groups of differing ages and budgets.

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Residential Adventure Breaks for Schools (Under 18)

Booking an Activity for Groups (Non residential)

Bringing a Youth Sports Team to Okehampton

About Adventure Okehampton

Some of our Feedback

'Thank you for another excellent year. This year our pupils were the most ‘challenging’ we’ve had in Year 6 and yet they all rose to the challenge and have had a fulfilling and fun week!’

‘We’ve had an excellent stay. The children have throughly enjoyed themselves and we wouldn’t hestitate to recommend YHA Okehampton as a brilliant place to bring children on school camp’

'Thank you so much to you and all the staff who made our camp last week such a fantastic experience for the children. They had an amazing time and it is really nice to see their new found confidence and self-belief coming back in to the classroom with them!'

 

Cycling Hire for Groups

Group Cycle Hire

 

With a fleet of over 60 Giant cycles, we offer the best value cycle-hire for groups on the Granite Way and possibly in Devon. We can provide guides to take you over the permitted cycle routes around Okehampton, to cycle trails in Abbeyford Wood or onto Dartmoor, so whether you are looking for an afternoon's entertainment on easy cycling terrain or a tough day session on more challenging terrain, then contact our Activities Department for more information.

 

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For Family Groups

We have a mix of cycles, from Adult sizes through to Junior cycles.  We offer a  range of additional equipment for youngsters, including Tag-a-long trailers and Child-seats.

For Groups under 12

We have a large number of Junior cycles to cater for school and youth groups starting to enjoy cycling. We recommend that they start with a basic skills session in the car-park, so that we can identify young people who haven't cycled much before. The group would then be divided into those of different abilities, so that the routes chosen.

For Groups

We can accommodate coach parties seeking a cycling session on the Granite Way, or more advanced type of an event, such as a Mountain Bike challenge. For the latter, we need some advance notice, as those routes that use Dartmoor National Park, will need to be cleared in advance with the Park Authorities.

Discounts for Groups

For Cycle Hire for large groups we may offer a discount on our published rates.

 

 

 

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