Simmons Park, Okehampton


Dartmoor Line

Okehampton station is well situated for wandering through the woods and park into town, or heading out to explore Dartmoor or the Granite Way.

How to visit by train

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.

Walk directions from the station

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

Exploring the East Okement Valley from the Dartmoor Line

The Granite Way

Hire bikes opposite 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.

Cycling the Granite Way over Meldon Viaduct

Coming by train

Okehampton is on the Dartmoor Line from Exeter.

40 minutes from Exeter St David’s
27 minutes from Crediton

The station is a 15-20 minute walk from the town (walk directions).

Buying Tickets to Okehampton

Anytime Day Return



Exeter-Okehampton. Travel outward at any time and return the same day.

Great fares from further afield




Off-Peak Day Return

Fares explained

1hr 30

Approximate journey time




Off-Peak Day Return

Fares explained

1hr 50

Approximate journey time


Dartmoor Line

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