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Make an Okehampton holiday cottage your home away from home

Nestled in the centre of Devon, Okehampton is a lovely rural town rich with natural beauty. Its proximity to Dartmoor National Park makes it a hit with nature enthusiasts and its temperate weather makes it a great place to visit year round. Okehampton is a quiet place where city dwellers can get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, relax and enjoy their surroundings. In addition to the national park, the town is also close to a number of historical attractions and other places of cultural interest.

HomeAway has a diverse selection of holiday cottages in Okehampton to choose from. They range from cosy 1 bedroom accommodation perfect for a couples retreat, to a luxury 3-5 bedroom cottage furnished to a premier standard with added amenities such as a garden and proximity to leisure facilities.

Things to do in Okehampton

Okehampton is a dream destination for nature enthusiasts as the region is full of lovely walking and biking trails, which take visitors through a series of rolling green pastures, ancient rock formations and historic sites. The town of Okehampton itself is a quiet, rural destination with everything from 16th century pubs to modern cafes and restaurants.

-Dartmoor National Park: Most holiday rentals in Okehampton are just a few kilometres north of Dartmoor National Park, which is full of amazing sights and activities. Hiking, walking and biking trails are open throughout the year and reveal the surrounding landscape in all its beauty. Scattered throughout the park are the ruins of castles and estates built centuries ago. It is also not uncommon to spot deer, cattle or small mammals in the region.

-Okehampton Castle: Once the largest castle in Devon, Okehampton Castle is now mostly in ruins, but is still a sight to behold. The scenic ruins date back almost a thousand years and sit serenely on a hill overlooking a river bed. The nearby river is an ideal place for a picnic or to begin a walk around the region.

-Finch Foundry: The Finch Foundry is the last working water-powered forge in all of England. Now maintained by the National Trust, it is located in the tiny village of Sticklepath just a short distance from Okehampton holiday homes. The foundry offers a firsthand glimpse into what life was like for 19th century English villagers. In the 19th century, this foundry would have been a key component of the village, where farmers could make the tools they needed for survival.

The Weather in Okehampton

Okehampton enjoys some of Britain’s most temperate weather. May through October are the warmest months, with high temperatures ranging from 14 to 19°C. Winter temperatures are fairly mild and rarely touch on freezing. Whether you’re looking to relax in one of the many rural retreats or countryside cottages in Okehampton offered on HomeAway, or are using Okehampton as a springboard for exploring Dartmoor National Park, chances are the weather will cooperate with you.

Travel to Okehampton

Okehampton sits roughly between Exeter and Plymouth, just north of Dartmoor National Park. The easiest way to get to Okehampton is by car, though several bus and train services run between it and Exeter. Additionally, the scenic Dartmoor railway, which is accessible from Exeter, operates a weekend service in the spring and summer months between Yeoford and Okehampton.

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    Apartment #1729072
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      Apartment #1689843
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        • 1 BA
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        Cottage #6816641
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          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
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          Apartment #6772146
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            Excellent! 4.6/5
            (9 reviews)
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
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            Multiple rentals Apartment #8157203
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              Very Good! 4.2/5
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              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
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              Cottage #1887463
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                Excellent! 4.6/5
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
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                Multiple rentals Cottage #455071
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                  Excellent! 4.5/5
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
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                  • Sleeps 4
                  Barn #1984892
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                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 3 BA
                    • Sleeps 6
                    House #8138291
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                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Cottage #8121484
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                        Excellent! 4.7/5
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                        • 3 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 6
                        Cottage #416743
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                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
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                          • Sleeps 4
                          Barn #8173992
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                            Excellent! 4.6/5
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Separate Toilet
                            • Sleeps 6
                            Cottage #8153650
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                              • 4 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 8
                              Barn #866497
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                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 2 BA
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                                Cottage #8142156
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                                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
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                                  Cottage #1818741
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
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                                    Cottage #1787087
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                                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Bungalow #1931727
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                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
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                                        Barn #1895330
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
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                                          Multiple rentals Cottage #8060193
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                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (38 reviews)
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                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 2
                                            Cottage #8170973
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                                            Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                              • 6 BR
                                              • 4 BA
                                              • Separate Toilet
                                              • Sleeps 12
                                              House #8133883
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                                              Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
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                                                Apartment #6026235
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                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #1879371
                                                  Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                    Barn #8138281
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                                                      Excellent! 4.3/5
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                                                      • 5 BR
                                                      • 3 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                      Farmhouse #1299427
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                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
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                                                        Barn #1883065
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                                                          Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          Bungalow #6089116
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                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
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                                                            Cottage #6750898
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                                                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                              Apartment #8132053
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                                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                Cottage #1467618
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                                                                Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                                  Barn #1645527
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                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
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                                                                    • Sleeps 12
                                                                    Cottage #8164475
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                                                                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                      Mobile Home #1901041
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                                                                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                        (8 reviews)
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                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                        Cottage #8088922
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                                                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                          House #1005866
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                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
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                                                                            Apartment #6541485
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                                                                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                                              Multiple rentals Barn #8044605
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                                                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                                • 5 BR
                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                                House #1849131
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                                                                                Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                  (26 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                                  Barn #8150009
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                                                                                  Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                                                    Cottage #716604
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                                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                                                      Cottage #406900
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                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                                        Cottage #8153442
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                                                                                        Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                          (10 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                                          Multiple rentals House #8157203
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                                                                                          Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                            (5 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 5 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                                                            Cottage #6023112
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                                                                                            Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                              (11 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 6 BR
                                                                                              • 4 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 13
                                                                                              Cottage #1158831
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                                                                                              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                (6 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Bungalow #6504675
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                                                                                                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                  (11 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                                                  Cottage #8137441
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                                                                                                  Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                                    (7 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                    House #1891600
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                                                                                                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (9 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      Chalet #8153556
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Perfect retreat in wonderful village

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      I stayed for four weeks at Wisteria Cottage as I was studying on a Cookery course at nearby Ashburton. The cottage was within easy commuting distance from Ashburton and I passed Buckfast Abbey every day on my commute- how cool is that? The cottage was perfect for me. It was warm, cosy, well equipped and a peaceful haven after a hectic day's cooking. The village is picturesque and very well placed on the edge of the moors. I went walking in the evenings and at weekends and visited the welcoming pub on a few occasions. The owners Dave and Maggie were the perfect hosts. They were welcoming and always there if I needed them but respectful of my privacy. They even ate my food! Dylan the dog deserves special mention for doggy friendliness. Ashburton is a wonderful foodie town and I enjoyed visiting Totnes and Buckfastleigh when not cooking. I can highly recommend the cottage and I am tempted to come back- this time for a proper holiday!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                      Quaint little cottage, ideal location for the town

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Were looking to buy a house in the area so stayed here - parking in the whole of Bideford is a major issue although all okay once used to the timings etc - in truth we stayed during a protracted cold snap which tested the heating in the house - however this did not detract from a very comfortable stay
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 03-Dec-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                      Perfect

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Gorgeous location. Great hosts. Immaculate cottage with every mod con you could want. Ali and Kate are brilliant hosts. Can't wait to go back. Kate and Ali, thank you for the amazing scones and the yummy eggs! Gill and Glenn
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 02-Dec-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016