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Running during school holidays our Family Adventure Holidays are a great way to get active with your family and friends. Designed to allow you to work and play together while learning and enjoying new exciting activities. Based on Dartmoor we are ideally suited for exploring the South West during your stay.

When do they run:

  •   Easter Holidays:     Saturday 1st - Monday 17th April 2017
  •   May Half Term:        Friday 26th May - Sunday 5th June 2017
  •   Summer Holidays:   Friday 21st July - Sunday 3rd September
  •   October Half Term:  Saturday 22nd - Sunday 30th October
  •                                            (reduced activity programme see activity days page)


Once you booked accommodation at YHA Okehampton you can add our package to your stay to give you the best value discount package for activities and full board catering.

We have a range of rooms and rates to suit your family from 2,4 or 6 bed private rooms, ensuite rooms available. You can also choose to book dorm beds or camping on site.

Accommodation can be booked directly with our team at the same time as this package or separately through the bookings page on this site, the YHA website or independent booking engines. YHA members can use their discount against rooms.


What's included in a Family Adventure Package


Your full board catering starts with your arrival night evening meal and ends with breakfast on your departure day. Each day starts your day with a full English breakfast buffet and our café is open all day to serve your lunch. Then a three course Al a carte evening meal from 5.30-8pm. All our meals are home cooked from local produce and any special diets can be catered for by notifying the centre in advance. We have a full alcohol licence and drinks can be brought from our shop.


Each package includes a set number of included activities as below; we will work with you to build your programme from the weekly timetable depending on your holiday days.  All activities are based at our centre or nearby in the surrounding area of Okehampton. Please talk to our team if you want further information about the activity sessions. All transport (excluding pony trek) and safety equipment provided.

Prices for 2017:

Number of Nights Adult Cost Under 14 Cost
2 £79 £63
3 £137 £110
4 £186 £149
7 £246 £196

Whats included in the package:

Number of Nights Activities
2 1 Full day or 3 Taster Sessions 2 Breakfasts, 2 Evening Meals, 1 lunch
3 2 Full days or 6 Taster Sessions 3 Breakfasts, 3 Evening Meals, 2 lunch
4 3 Full days or 9 Taster Sessions 4 Breakfasts, 4 Evening Meals, 3 lunch
7 3 Full days or 9 Taster Sessions 7 Breakfasts, 7 Evening Meals, 7 lunch

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9.00 to 11.30 Rock Climbing High Ropes Canoeing Gorge Scrambling High Ropes Weaselling Kayaking
12.00 to 14.00 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
9.00 to 16.00  

Watersports Day (kayaking+canoeing +raft building)

Family Rock Day (weaselling+bouldering +rock climbing)

Paddle Day

(canoe river trip down the Exe)


Watersports Day (kayaking+canoeing +raft building)


Or swap one taster session for one self guided activity: Bike Hire or Pony Treking

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, Paddle Day

8 and Upwards

High Ropes, Rock Climbing,

Mountain Boarding, Family Rock  Day

12 and Upwards

Tyrolean Traverse,

Big Oke Abseil


To make a Booking call 01837 53916 and we'll be happy to help