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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

Family Adventure Holidays 2014

Family adventure holidays are a great way to get active with your family in Devon. They are designed to allow you to work and play together while learning and enjoying new exciting sports. There is something to suit the whole family from 5 years upwards.

When do they run?

    •     Easter Holidays Friday 25th March to Sunday 15th April 2016
    •     May Half Term Saturday 28th May - Sunday 5th June 2016
    •     Summer Holidays: 22nd July to Sunday 4th September 2016
    •     October Half Term Holidays Saturday 22nd October - Sunday 30th October 2016
Number of Nights Adult and 14 to 18 years Cost Under 14 Cost
2 £105 £84
3 £170 £136
4 £227 £181
7 £320 £256

For more details click the relevant holiday or the activity programme.

Holidays for Single Parent Families in Devon

We welcome all families to our adventure breaks here at Adventure Okehampton, in our two centres on the edge of Dartmoor (Devon).  Don't worry if you are a single parent, or it’s just that you both can’t get away with the kids this holiday, there's plenty of opportunity to mix with other families when you're on our Adventure Holidays. We find that all our guests mix well together creating a relaxed, friendly environment for the children as much as the adults. You will get to know the other families staying during your activity sessions when you will be small groups of 12-14, you can then continue the conversations in more comfortable surroundings over dinner, then over glass of wine whilst the children enjoy their new friendships happily playing in the games rooms.

We try to ensure our holidays are priced to match all pockets. Our prices include full board, selected activities and family room. You can reduce your costs as we accept Tesco Club Vouchers for the accommodation part of your stay, but you are advised to book early if you wish to use these and must state this at the time of booking.  If you are looking to reduce your holiday costs further you could taking our camping adventure holiday, as you can save on the accommodation element.

Extra activities can be added to the package if you want to stretch the family further or add extra nights accommodation only, if you want a rest afterwards!


 

 

 

 

 

Day Adventure Club

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Calling all adventurers, if you’d like to get out on Dartmoor this school holidays, then take a look at Adventure Okehampton’s great offer for unaccompanied children aged 8 to 16 years.

We run a variety of daily adventure activity programmes, with different 3 activity sessions over the day. The full day ranges from £38 to £49 per child (dependent on day chosen). Essentially, this is a different type of child-care for happy adventurers.

A parental consent form will be required at drop off at 8.45 to 9am and collection will be at 5pm. Ask for a kit list for the day, as it varies depending on the activity. Remember they will need a daypack, plenty to drink and a packed lunch.  A packed lunch can be pre-booked if you don't have time to provide this (Filled Baguette, Crisps, Cake, Fruit and bottle of water).

Holiday Programme 2019

All instruction, equipment and transport is included in the price, unless advised at time of booking.  Occasionally the programme may differ when the first sessions are fully booked, but this will be advised at the time of booking.

Session  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Start 9.30 Paddle day Intrepid Adventure Rock Day Swallows and Amazons Intrepid Adventure
  Kayak or Canoe day on (Cycle, Rock Climb, (Rock Climb, Weaselling Canoeing, Kayak (Cycle, Rock Climb,
Finish 16.00 River Exe Gorge Scrambling) Bouldering) Raft Building at our Lake Gorge Scrambling
Cost £49 £38 £49 £38 £38

Please prebook your session by calling:  01837 53916

 

 

 

 

 


  

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Camping breaks

Please book your camping at YHA Okehampton using either our web-booking engine on our accommodation page, or YHA's web-site for YHA's members. Then call or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.to book your add-on package.

What's included in a Family Adventure Add-on package?

Catering: Home cooked Buffet style hot and cold breakfasts, packed lunch (or homemade soup and baguettes, if the activities are on site), Family evening meal with a vegetarian option.  Special diets can be catered for by notifying the centre in advance of your stay.

Activities: Adventure activity instruction & equipment.

Family Adventure Holiday (Camping option) 2019 Prices :

Number of Nights Adult  Cost Under 26 Cost
2    
4    

Whats included in the package price in terms of Food and Activities?

Number of Nights Activities included Catering
2 1 Full day or 3 Taster Sessions 2 Breakfasts, 2 Evening Meals, 2 lunch
4 3 Full days or 9 Taster Sessions 4 Breakfasts, 4 Evening Meals, 2 lunch

Sample Adventure programme from 2018. 

The programme for 2019 will be confirmed in January 2019, meanwhile we've left the 2018 programme to give a taste of the variety of activities over the week.  The programme will be changing, so don't select the days to stay to do specific activities, but rest assured we will post the programme once it's confirmed.

Day Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9 to 11.30 Rock Climbing High Ropes Canoeing Gorge Scrambling High Ropes Weaselling Kayaking
12.00 to 2.00 Archery Climbing Wall Mountain Boarding Low Ropes Archery Climbing Wall Mountain Boarding
14.30 to 17.00 Kayaking Gorge Scrambling Bushcraft Rock Climbing Bushcraft Gorge Scrambling High Ropes
Full Day   Watersports Day Family Rock Day Canoe River Trip   Watersports Day  

In the event of unsuitable weather conditions on the day, we reserve the right to substitute the activity with a different one.

Ages for activities

Age Limits Activity types
5 and Upwards Archery, Bushcraft, Low Ropes, Gorge Scrambling, Weaselling, Kayaking, Watersports Day,
8 and Upwards High Ropes, Rock Climbing, Mountain Boarding, Rock Climbing Day, River Trip
12 and Upwards Dartmoor Drop (Bridge Abseil), 
 
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