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Family Adventure Holidays 2018

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 24th March - Friday 6th April 2018
  •   May Half Term:        Saturday 26th May - Friday 1st June 2018
  •   Summer Holidays:   Saturday 28th July - Friday 31st August 2018
  •   October Half Term:  Saturday 20th - Friday 26th October 2018
  •                                            (reduced activity programme see activity days page)

Once you booked accommodation at YHA Okehampton, YHA Bracken Tor, Camping or staying eslewhere, you can add our package to your stay to give you the best value discount package for activities and full board catering.

We have a range of rooms and rates to suit your family from 2,4 or 6 bed private rooms, ensuite rooms available. You can also choose to book dorm beds or camping on site.

Accommodation can be booked directly with our team at the same time as this package or separately through the bookings page on this site, the YHA website or independent booking engines. YHA members can use their discount against rooms by booking through the YHA website.

 

What's included in a Family Adventure Package

Catering:

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. Lunch is either packed lunch (if not on site for the activities) or baguettes with soup or salad when on site. Then a three course 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.

Activities:

Each package includes a set number of included activities as below; we will work with you to build your programme from the weekly timetable depending on your holiday days.  All activities are based at our centre or nearby in the surrounding area of Okehampton. Please talk to our team if you want further information about the activity sessions. All transport (excluding pony trek) and safety equipment provided.

Prices for 2017:

Number of Nights Adult Cost Under 14 Cost
2 £92 £74
3 £165 £132
4 £231 £185
7 £276 £221

Whats included in the package:

Number of Nights Activities
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 9 Taster Sessions 7 Breakfasts, 7 Evening Meals, 7 lunch

 Easter, May and Summer Activities

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9.00 to 11.30 Rock Climbing High Ropes/Guided walk
Canoeing Gorge Scrambling High Ropes Rock Climbing
Kayaking
12.00 to 14.00 Archery Mountain Boarding Climbing Wall/Low Ropes Archery Mountain Boarding Archery Climbing Wall/Low Ropes
14.30 to 17.00 Kayaking Gorge Scrambling Bushcraft Rock Climbing/Guided walk
Bushcraft Gorge Scrambling Bridge Climb
9.00 to 16.00  

Watersports Day (kayaking+canoeing +raft building)

Family Rock Day (weaselling+bouldering +rock climbing)

Paddle Day

(canoe river trip down the River Exe and Exeter Canal including weir descents)

 

 

Or swap one taster session for one self guided activity: Bike Hire or Pony Trekking

Swap session for the Dartmoor Drop (Abseil from the Viaduct) when running

 October Activities

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9.30 to 12.00 Rock Climbing High Ropes
Canoeing Gorge Scrambling Canoeing Archery
Gorge Scrambling
13.00 to 15.30 Kayaking Gorge Scrambling Mountain Boarding Rock Climbing
Climbing Wall/High Ropes
Bridge Climb
Bushcraft
9.00 to 16.00  

Watersports Day (kayaking+canoeing +raft building)

Family Rock Day (weaselling+bouldering +rock climbing)

Paddle Day

(canoe river trip down the River Exe and Exeter Canal including weir descents)

 

 

Or swap one taster session for one self guided activity: Bike Hire or Pony Trekking

Swap session for the Dartmoor Drop (Abseil from the Viaduct) when running

 

 

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, Paddle Day

8 and Upwards

High Ropes, Rock Climbing,

Mountain Boarding, Family Rock  Day

12 and Upwards

Tyrolean Traverse,

Big Oke Abseil

 

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