YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor
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An Arts and Craft style hunting lodge set in woodland on the northern edge of Dartmoor National Park, YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor is perfect for those looking for a relaxing retreat in Devon. Offering accommodation for individuals, families and groups, the venue is surrounded by the open moorland with direct access to a network of off-road routes for walking and cycling holidays. This Youth Hostel is ideal for those seeking a quiet holiday in the South West.
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About The area
With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.
Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them.
Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.
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