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Summer Adventure Holidays 2017

When do they run?

  •     Summer Holidays Friday 21st July to Sunday 3rd September 2017

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.

Please book your accommodation at YHA Okehampton using either our web-booking engine on our accommodation page, or YHA's web-site for YHA's members. You can select to camp, book dormitory accommodation, family room or family ensuite room.

Then call or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.to book your add-on package.

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

Catering: Home cooked Buffet style hot and cold breakfasts, packed lunch (or homemade soup and baguettes, if the activities are on site), Family evening meal with a vegetarian option.  Special diets can be catered for by notifying the centre in advance of your stay.

Activities: Adventure activity instruction & equipment.

Family Adventure Holiday Package Prices for 2017:

Number of Nights Adult and 14 to 18 years 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 9 Taster Sessions 7 Breakfasts, 7 Evening Meals, 6 lunch 

In addition, if there is an evening activity running this is included in the package.

The activities must be selected from those running on the day(s) of your stay.

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)