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YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor sits on edge of Dartmoor in the woods above Okehampton, Devon. This venue offers two accommodation units sitting within 4 acres of landscaped garden providing a beautiful venue from for groups, families and individuals, and you can walk straight out onto Dartmoor. Licensed for Weddings, the grounds with their bluebells, ornamental trees and views over north Devon, make a great backdrop for a celebration using our new function room and terrace.
Accommodation can be booked as individual beds, single rooms, family rooms and each building is available for exclusive hire, separately or together.
Reception: The main booking office for managing bookings at YHA Okehampton, a short distance away, but there is an on-site warden and small reception office at the site entrance for check-in for rooms at Bracken Tor which is open 8-10am and 5-8pm.
This Centre is smoking free zone and all residential groups are expected to respect this ruling.
Bracken Tor House was originally built in 1908, in the style of Arts and Crafts house with many of the original features. The living room room has the original wood panelling and double aspect corner windows that provide the unique design of the house. In the living room, the fireplace has been restored back to the original brick, with a traditional wood burning stove offering cosy lounge accommodation for the winter periods.
Rooms: There are seven bedrooms in total.
On the ground floor there is one 3 bedded room with disabled private toilet and shower room adjacent to the room.
Other facilities at Bracken Tor House:
Shared facilities with the Bracken Tor Lodge:
All catering provided by the Youth Hostel, is in a separate building, Bracken Tor Function Room at specified meal times. If there are two different groups on-site, they will be given separate times for their meals. The function room is only available to those staying in the accommodation buildings outside mealtimes if they make a separate booking for this facility.
Reception: Although the main booking office is at YHA Okehampton, a short distance away, there is an on-site warden and small reception office at the site for check-in for rooms at both Bracken Tor buildings which is usually open 8-10am and 5-8pm.
Items that can be booked in advance: