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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Supermarket
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“A medium sized supermarket with pay & display car park (retain your parking stub to obtain a refund off your shopping). Suitable for all your essential groceries, also has a small café instore.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Establishment
“Ruins of a medieval castle with audio tours, walking paths & picnic spots. Enjoys beautiful spring bluebells too. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Cinema
“The cinema in Okehampton is about 30 minutes drive or so from the Barn. It has 3 screens and shows mainstream movies. It is not usually necessary to book and the prices are very reasonable. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
History Museum
“Fascinating insight into the history of Dartmoor life from the Bronze Age onwards, it's people, geology, farming and other industries. There's a cafe in the courtyard and plenty of other shops and restaurants in Okehampton.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Fantastic easy cycling/walking for young and old..... The Granite Way is an 11 mile cycle and walkway running between Okehampton and Lydford along the north western edge of Dartmoor. It is mostly traffic free, largely following the course of the former Southern Region railway line. ... For example, close to the Okehampton end of the route is Meldon Quarry.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Establishment
“Old Trains and occasional (Summer) scheduled trains to Exeter, Oxford and Stratford”
  • 3 locals recommend
Premise
“Take the children for a short train journey and a walk. There is talk of reintroducing a service from this station to Exeter, expected before the end of the year I believe. There are also some Moorland buses which can take you across the moors to Ashburton another lovely town with a wealth of small interesting shops. Theres a wonderful restaurant called 'The Library', the talented young chef who owns it has won awards, but its good for just breakfast or brunch too.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“A very good Indian Restaurant with fresh produce. You can taste the difference. It is best to look on their website for opening hours.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
Hotel
“This pub serves great food, with seating in the bar area & also separate restaurant it is welcoming to all with a varied menu well worth a visit.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bicycle Store
“Bikes for Hire next to the off road Granite Cycle Path from Okehampton to Lydford”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
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  • 1 local recommends
Village
“Situated on the northern edge of Dartmoor, Okehampton is a traditional market town known as one of the walking centres of Devon. With superb access to Dartmoor, direct from the town or via the surrounding villages like Belstone, it is great for (dog) walking, cycling, shopping, eating, drinking and more. www.visitokehampton.co.uk ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Route
  • 1 local recommends