Couple exploring the tors

Dartmoor Line

Exeter - Okehampton

With the line reopened after nearly 50 years, visit Dartmoor, the Granite Way and Okehampton itself.

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With the line reopened after nearly 50 years, visit Dartmoor, the Granite Way and Okehampton itself.

Reach Okehampton in just 40 minutes from Exeter. Okehampton station is at the northern tip of Dartmoor National Park, perfectly placed for walks on to the moor (see our recommended routes below).

You can also hire bikes opposite the station and get straight on to the Granite Way with easy cycling all the way to Lydford.

Explore Okehampton

From the station, take the scenic stroll into town through the ornamental gardens of Simmons Park (walk directions).

Okehampton has some great independent shops to explore, not least in the town’s Victorian Arcade, and plenty of good quality eateries.

Explore the Museum of Dartmoor Life, and from April to October take the short walk to Okehampton Castle.

West Mill Tor, Dartmoor

West Mill Tor (caution, this is within Dartmoor military training area – do not enter when red flags flying)

Dartmoor Pony

Go pony spotting (but please don’t feed them)

Couple at the Tors Inn, Belstone

Tors Inn, Belstone

Cycling the Granite Way over Meldon Viaduct

Cycling the Granite Way over Meldon Viaduct

Couple exploring Dartmoor from Belstone

Exploring the moor from Okehampton station

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Set off on walks right from Okehampton station to explore woods and waterfalls, cosy villages and rugged peaks.

Always follow the National Park’s safety tips when out walking – especially given the proximity of the Dartmoor military training area.

Walks directions and maps:

Yes Tor and High Willhays
The highest point in Southern England

Varied walk with woods, pub, tors & more

East Hill
Panoramic views of Devon and Dartmoor

Walk to Belstone from Okehampton station


Ride the Granite Way

Hire bikes at Okehampton station and explore the Granite Way, an 11-mile multi-use trail.

The trail crosses the towering Meldon Viaduct with great panoramic views. Stop off and explore the popular Meldon Reservoir. Arrive in Lydford and explore the castle or the National Trust’s Lydford Gorge.

Adventure Okehampton

Adventure Okehampton offers a range of activities for families and groups. Book online for small groups (up to 6 people) or enquire direct for larger groups. Based at the YHA next to the station, they offer bike or minibus transport to activities including:

  • Gorge scrambling
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Rock climbing & much ‘moor’

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