Okehampton, right on the northern edge of Dartmoor National Park, is a go-to destination for outdoorsy types as well as history lovers. With a variety of transport links nearby, you can make the most of your stay by booking a room in one of our Okehampton hotels. With Exeter train station and Plymouth City airport just 25 miles from our Okehampton Sourton Cross hotel, this is the central location for both business travellers and those wanting to explore the local area.
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Small but surrounded by larger towns, Okehampton is just right if you want to stay away from the hustle and bustle of city life but still want easy access to the rest of the South Devon region. Okehampton Castle is just six minutes away on Castle Road, in the middle of the picturesque Devon countryside. Take the opportunity to learn about its heritage, soak up the beautiful scenery, and maybe take a few stunning photos as well.
If Dartmoor is more to your liking, you’ll see we have a range of hotels near Dartmoor National Park to give you the break from home you’ve been hoping for. Castle Drogo is just 20 minutes away, a little further along the A383; you’ll have no excuse not to visit this stunning Grade I listed Tudor period property.
Things to do near Okehampton
If you prefer the hustle and bustle of British city life, our Plymouth Derriford Hotel is the perfect location for a number of popular attractions. The National Marine Aquarium located on Rope Walk is just 14 minutes away; you can take advantage of the local fish market and take the time to visit the Plymouth Barbican, a great place to go for shops, restaurants and pubs. Close by is the National Marine Aquarium, the UK’s biggest aquarium, and you can travel just a few minutes along the A386 to Howeson Lane where you ‘ll find the Plymouth Ski Centre - a chance to practice your snowboarding skills or take beginner lessons for when you hit the real slopes.
With our Plymouth hotels just 4 miles from the Devonport Dockyard, you can also take the opportunity to visit the operating base for the British Navy: the largest navy base in the whole of Western Europe. Ideal for business or pleasure, our hotels offer the chance to rest and relax in comfort. And because we have several hotels in the Devonshire area, you can pick exactly which hotel suits you best for whatever you choose to do.