Find places to stay around Okehampton and Dartmoor National Park. Okehampton's a gateway town to the high moors of Dartmoor National Park so it's a great location from which to explore southern England's only wilderness.
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Meldon Reservoir and Dam, Devon

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Meldon Valley, Devon

Located in Okehampton, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

We've included Meldon Valley on PictureTheUK owing to the valley's beauty and the number of historical and natural attractions concentrated in and around the area. As an introduction to Meldon Valley, we'd recommend foll...

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Meldon Viaduct, Devon

Located in Okehampton, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Victorian viaduct re-opened in 2002 as part of the Granite Way which runs between Okehampton and Lydford in the north west of Dartmoor National Park. Built originally in the 1870s for the railway that ran from London to...

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Granite Way, Devon

Located in Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Family-friendly walking and cycling trail in the shadow of the high moors of Dartmoor National Park. It runs for about 11m or 18km between Okehampton and Lydford. Given that it's pretty much built on the old railway trac...

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West Okement Valley, Devon

Located in Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

The West Okement River rises on the high moors of Dartmoor National Park around Cranmere Pool before snaking its way around Great Kneeset and Kneeset Nose into the upper West Okement Valley by High Willhays and Yes Tor....

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Meldon Woods, Devon

Located in Okehampton, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

On the north west border of Dartmoor National Park, close to the 'gateway town' Okehampton, are Meldon Woods. The Dartmoor Way, West Devon Way and Two Castle Trail all pass through these beautiful woods. Above, following...

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Meldon Quarry, Devon

Located in Okehampton, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.0 miles away.

As you explore Dartmoor National Park, you'll discover the important role that the mining industry has played in its past. From the tin mines, for example, around Headland Warren and Farm to the granite quarries at Hayto...

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Prewley Moor, Devon

Located in Okehampton, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.1 miles away.

Prewley Moor is on the north western boundary of Dartmoor National Park close to Meldon Reservoir and Dam and a short distance from the highest ground in southern England at Yes Tor and High Willhays. The Granite Way cut...

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Black Tor (North Dartmoor), Devon

Located in Okehampton, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.2 miles away.

If you spend time browsing PictureTheUK, you'll know we rate highly Dartmoor's amazing wooded valleys and cleaves. We also rate highly a select number of tors that overlook those valleys and cleaves. Black Tor (North Dar...

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'Ice Works' Sourton Tors, Devon

Located in Sourton, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.2 miles away.

If you walk along the Two Castle Trail* from the car park at Meldon Reservoir and Dam towards Sourton Tors, you'll come across a series of deep, long trenches and earthworks built into the side of the moors. These are th...

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Black-a-Tor Copse National Nature Reserve, Devon

Located in Okehampton, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.3 miles away.

According to the Natural England information board on site, photos provided, this 'is one of the best examples in Britain of high altitude oak woodland. It is nationally important for the great variety of lichens and mos...

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Sourton Tors, Devon

Located in Sourton, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

A cluster of tors on the western boundary of Dartmoor National Park, Sourton Tors offer huge views west over the Tamar Valley AONB into Cornwall. To visit Sourton Tors, we'd recommend starting at the car park by Meldon R...

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Yes Tor, Devon

Located in Okehampton, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

One of only two mountains in southern England, Yes Tor is 619 metres above sea level*. On the north west fringe of Dartmoor National Park, above Meldon Reservoir and Dam, Yes Tor is a five minute stroll from the Park's h...

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Corn Ridge, Devon

Located in Sourton, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.6 miles away.

Impressive ridge high above Black-a-Tor Copse National Nature Reserve in the north west area of Dartmoor National Park. In our opinion, it's best seen from across the valley at Black Tor (North Dartmoor) or, a little fur...

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West Mill Tor, Devon

Located in Okehampton, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.7 miles away.

541 metres above sea level and a short distance from Yes Tor and High Willhays in the north west of Dartmoor National Park. A big, rocky outcrop, West Mill Tor provides exquisite views of this part of the Park. On clear...

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High Willhays, Devon

Located in Okehampton, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.7 miles away.

The highest point in Dartmoor National Park and southern England, High Willhays is within the north west border of the Park close to Okehampton. One of only two mountains* in the south of England, there are big views ove...

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Starling Roost Okehampton Camp, Devon

Located in Okehampton, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.9 miles away.

Hundreds of thousands of starlings roost by Okehampton Camp in the north west section of Dartmoor National Park. It's a remarkable experience that we'd recommend highly even if bird watching isn't of interest. We've posi...

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Okehampton Camp, Devon

Located in Okehampton, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 2.0 miles away.

Okehampton Camp is included on PictureTheUK as a reference point. It's an army base in the north west of Dartmoor National Park located by a major access point to the north plateau high moors. We've positioned it on Goog...

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