Dartmoor Railway is a fantastic day out whatever the weather, enjoy a delicious lunch in the Old Station Tea Room, explore the beautiful landscape around the Meldon Viaduct and relax and enjoy the nostalgic Okehampton Station. Situated in the heart of the Mid Devon Countryside on the edge of the stunning Dartmoor National park we are the perfect base for a fun day packed with history and adventure for the whole family.
Friday-Sunday the DRSA museum and shop are open.
The Granite Way – This excellent, mainly traffic free, cycle and walkway is ideal for families and those new to regular cycling. http://www.drakestrail.co.uk/pdfs/cycling-leismaps-graniteway.pdf
Walk Yes Tor – Unrestricted views of North Devon and Cornwall from the second highest point on Dartmoor. http://www.dartmoorwalker.co.uk/tor.php?id=310
Walk High Willhays – The highest point south of the Brecon Beacons in the UK. The views from up here are just amazing on a good day with a clear 30-40 mile view into Cornwall and North Devon. http://www.dartmoorwalker.co.uk/tor.php?id=131
Okehampton Castle –The remains of the largest castle in Devon, in a stunning setting on a wooded spur above the rushing River Okement. There is a riverside picnic area and beautiful woodland walks nearby. http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/okehampton-castle/
Museum of Dartmoor Life – Extending over three floors, the museum’s fascinating collection and interactive displays bring to life “the people’s story” for visitors of all ages. http://www.museumofdartmoorlife.org.uk/
Finch Foundry –The last working water-powered forge in England. Enter Finch Foundry to experience the sights, sounds and smells of three thundering water wheels powering massive hammers, shears and sharpening stone. http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/finch-foundry
Adventure Okehampton – Adventure Activities on Dartmoor for individuals, families and groups. There is a choice of over 15 different adventure activities suitable for all ages from 5, ranging from taster sessions to full day activities and skills courses. The adventure centre also offers comfortable accommodation and a campsite on the edge of Dartmoor National Park. http://www.adventureokehampton.com/
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