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Family Adventure Holidays 2017

Running during school holidays our Family Adventure Holidays are a great way to get active with your family and friends. Designed to allow you to work and play together while learning and enjoying new exciting activities. Based on Dartmoor we are ideally suited for exploring the South West during your stay.

When do they run?

  •     Easter Holidays: Saturday 1st - Monday 17th April 2017
  •     May Half Term: Friday 26th May - Sunday 5th June 2017
  •     Summer Holidays: Friday 21st July - Sunday 3rd September
  •     October Half Term: Saturday 22nd - Sunday 30th October  - Please note October runs a reduced activity programme please see the ‘activity days’ page.

Changes for 2017

Accommodation is no longer included in the package price.

So check the activity programme for your chosen days.

Our Activity programme rotates the activities available each day, hence each activity may run from once to four times a week depending on popularity. Happy with programme for your ideal days, then proceed to booking your accoomodation. If not then adjust the chosen dates to meet your desired activity programme.

Please book the type of accommodation you'd like independently:

Rooms either use YHA's website (to gain your membership discount) or direct on our web-site. Accommodation options range from camping on the campsite to any type of room, including dormitory beds, family rooms and en-suite rooms.

Campsite pitches can be booked through various sites:  YHA, Pitchup or our own web-site.

What's included in a Family Adventure Add-on Value Pack?

All activities are based at the centre or nearby in the surrounding area of Okehampton. Two activities per day are suitable for age 5 and updwards. Please talk to our activities team if you want further information about the activity programme.



Your full board catering starts with your arrival night evening meal and ends with breakfast on your departure day. Each day starts your day with a full English breakfast buffet and our café is open all day to serve your lunch. Then a three course Al a carte evening meal from 5.30-8pm. All our meals are home cooked from local produce and any special diets can be catered for by notifying the centre in advance. We have a full alcohol licence and drinks can be brought from our shop.


Each package includes a set number of included activities; we will work with you to build your programme from the weekly timetable. You can swap three taster sessions for one full day activity. All transport (excluding pony trek) and safety equipment provided. 

Family Adventure Add-on Package Prices for 2016:

Number of Nights Adult Cost Under 14 Cost
2 £79 £63
3 £137 £110
4 £186 £149
7 £246 £196

Whats included in the package price in terms of Food and Activities?

Number of Nights Activities included Catering
2 1 Full day or 3 Taster Sessions 2 Breakfasts, 2 Evening Meals, 1 lunch
3 2 Full days or 6 Taster Sessions 3 Breakfasts, 3 Evening Meals, 2 lunch
4 3 Full days or 9 Taster Sessions 4 Breakfasts, 4 Evening Meals, 3 lunch
7 3 Full days or 6 Taster Sessions 7 Breakfasts, 7 Evening Meals, 7 lunch

 All activities are based at the centre or nearby in the surrounding area of Okehampton. Two activities per day are suitable for age 5 and updwards. Please talk to our activities team if you want further information about the activity programme.

Day Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9 to 11.30 Rock Climbing High Ropes Canoeing Gorge Scrambling High Ropes Weaselling Kayaking
12.00 to 2.00 Archery Climbing Wall Mountain Boarding Low Ropes
Archery Climbing Wall Mountain Boarding
14.30 to 17.00 Kayaking Gorge Scrambling Bushcraft Rock Climbing Bushcraft Gorge Scrambling High Ropes
Full Day   Watersports Day Family Rock Day Paddle Day (Exe)   Watersports Day  
In addition there are two self guided activities that can be substituted for any taster session: Cycle Treasure Trail and Okehampton Treasure Trail
Pony trekking may be substituted for a taster session, if requested when booking, subject to availability at the Stables. (Own transport required)

In the event of unsuitable weather conditions on the day, we reserve the right to substitute the activity with a different one.

Ages for activities

Age Limits Activity types
5 and Upwards Archery, Bushcraft, Low Ropes, Gorge Scrambling, Weaselling, Kayaking, Watersports Day,
8 and Upwards High Ropes, Rock Climbing, Mountain Boarding, Rock Climbing Day
12 and Upwards Tyrolean Traverse, Big Oke Abseil, Paddle Day (River Trip)


You can reduce your costs by using Tesco Club Vouchers for the accommodation part of your stay if you are staying for minimum of 2 nights. You must state that you wish to use vouchers at the time of booking and this cannot be combined with other offers.

Under 5's Payment is required for food and accommodation for 3 & 4 year olds, however activities are unsuitable for under 5's. No payment is required for food and accommodation for under 3 years.  Travel cots are available if pre-booked.

To make a Booking call 01837 53916 and we'll be happy to help