Located on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park’s rolling hills, market town Okehampton is a perfect getaway spot for outdoor and history enthusiasts. Surrounded by spectacular countryside, discover Dartmoor’s wild side on foot, or explore historic villages by bike. Known as the walking centre of Devon, some of the most stunning walking trails can be found nearby including Two Castles Trail, Tarka Trail and the West Devon Way to Plymouth.
As well as plenty of walks and outdoor activities to enjoy, Okehampton is home to the picturesque Okehampton Castle which dates back to the Domesday Book. We’ve got big cottages aplenty for you and your family, so that after a day of walking and exploring, you can come home to an inviting cottage to put your feet up and relax.
If you’re in the area, be sure to stop by the jewel in Okehampton’s crown, Simmons Park, with acres of woodland, trails, sport, activities, pools, waterfalls and more. With the East Okement River running right through it, whether you’re in the mood for action of just a gentle stroll, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in Okehampton.
Best locations for a large cottage in Devon
Devon’s stunning countryside, dramatic coastlines, ancient ruins, festivals and incredible food and drink scene makes it one of the most popular holidays destinations for families and groups. Whatever you’re looking to do during your stay, you’ll find activities and attractions for everyone to enjoy. We’ve got the biggest selection of large cottages across the country, so check out some of our most popular spots to find your perfect holiday cottage.