Things to see and do - Okehampton
Okehampton Travel guide
Okehampton : Michelin's recommendations
This town located at the northern fringes of Dartmoor is of Saxon origin. The Normans later expanded Okehampton, turning it into a major centre. The small town became a prosperous medieval market town in the age when wool production was dominant.
Tourist attractions Okehampton : Things to see and do
A386 GB - Lydford
This wooded gorge is around 2 km long and contains rocky slopes of around 18 m long. From the main entrance, there are three paths. The upper path follows the north-east/south-west course of the gorge, offering some superb views over the river and ..
Castle Walk GB - Okehampton EX20
The ruins of the castle (Castle Lane), which was originally a fortified Norman feudal mound, were rebuilt in the 13C. The guardroom, a barbican, interior and exterior farmyards, a keep and a tower containing a staircase were added.
GB - Lydford EX20 4BH
The castle shows the military importance of Lydford which, from 7-13C, was a Saxon outpost; the keep, which today stands ruined, was built in 1195 to hold prisoners.
Lydford GB - Okehampton EX20 4AU
Set amongst 8 acres of grounds within Dartmoor National Park, the 4-star Lydford Country House features a candlelit restaurant, which is open every Friday and Saturday evening, and a leafy terrace. Lydford Gorge is a 15-minute walk away. Lydford Cou..
South Zeal GB - South Zeal EX20 2JT
Prix Prices from : 95 £
Built around the famous South Zeal Menhir Standing Stone, this 12th-century inn is set in its own monastery gardens in a pretty Devonshire village. A granite Tudor porch leads to a 536-year-old bar with a roaring log fire, and there is free Wi-Fi and..
Fore Street GB - Okehampton EX20 1HD
The White Hart Hotel provides stylish bed and breakfast accommodation in the west Devon town of Okehampton. A 3-minute drive from Okehampton Train Station, there's a restaurant, bar and pizzeria on the premises. All rooms at The White Hart have a fl..
GB - Lewdown EX20 4PN
Intimate wood-panelled dining room in a Jacobean manor house. The ambitious, original modern cooking is a surprising contrast to the setting. For a more unique experience book 'Purple Carrot' (the kitchen table) and watch the chefs at work.
Moorside GB - Lydford EX20 4AY
Cosy, rustic pub with friendly staff and a buzzy atmosphere. The numerous rooms have shabby-chic styling: the one with the wood-burning stove is the most popular; another houses a boutique selling homewares. Classic dishes are satisfying and full of ..