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Okehampton and North Dartmoor.

Ordnance Survey

Okehampton and North Dartmoor.

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Published by Ordnance Survey in Southampton .
Written in English


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Revised for major roads and other significant changes 1972; major roads revised 1979.

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Open LibraryOL14152491M

OVERVIEW OF OKEHAMPTON Nature and Location Okehampton is a bustling market town, of population about , in central Devonshire at the north edge of the Dartmoor National is quickly assessible from the main, A30, dual-carriageway highway that goes through Devon and Cornwall. The 16th Century stone farmhouse B & B on Dartmoor near Okehampton, providing excellent bed and breakfast accommodations in the charming hamlet of Gooseford, nestling under the tors of North Dartmoor. It is quiet and rural, yet within 5 minutes of the A30 and only twenty minutes from the historic cathedral city of Exeter. Okehampton is also a great cycling destination, with national cycle routes the Granite Way and the Dartmoor Way running through the town. Cycle hire is available locally. Alternatively, you could view Dartmoor on horseback or enjoy peace and tranquillity fishing the rivers. The picturesque North Devon coast and Cornwall are also within easy reach.


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Okehampton (/ ˌ oʊ k ˈ h æ m p. t ə n / also / ˈ oʊ. k æ m p. t ə n /) is a town and civil parish in West Devon in the English county of is situated at the northern edge of Dartmoor, and had a population of 5, at the census. Two electoral wards are based in the town (east and west). Their joint population at the same census is 7, Okehampton is 21 miles (33 km District: West Devon.

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Dartmoor National Park ( ) and the North Devon/Cornwall coast are both about 30 minutes’ drive away (in opposite directions). Family fun at The Big Sheep Theme Park is also about 30 minutes’ drive and The Eden Project is an hour’s drive from site. There’s plenty more information on local attractions on site – and Phil and Location: Puddleduck Valley, Cookbury Court, Cookbury, Devon EX22 7YG.

All books set in Dartmoor National Park on the global book map. We found 93 books set in Dartmoor National Park and 7 others set nearby Geology of the Country Around Okehampton by E A Edmonds. No recommendations yet. The Nature of Dartmoor. A Biodiversity Profile North Bovey (1 book) Ashburton (3 books) Buckfastleigh (1 book) Lustleigh.

The Shippon is on the northern edge of the beautiful Dartmoor National Park. If you enjoy walking or cycling, there are miles of pathways on the moor for you to explore.

Okehampton is the nearest town, about 3 miles away. Here you'll find shops, pubs and restaurants. The moorland village of Belstone is 1 mile away/5(34). One of our top picks in Okehampton. Lovaton Farmhouse is an 18th century farmhouse, offering pet-friendly accommodations mi from South Tawton in Devon, on the edge of North Dartmoor.

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North Dartmoor Search & Rescue are largely responsible for the North Moor which includes Dartmoors highest peaks up to Mid Devon and across to Exeter. The team also supports neighbouring teams on Dartmoor, Exmoor and Cornwall and has assisted with flooded.

Dartmoor is an area described as the last great wilderness of England. This Cicerone guide is an excellent introduction to the moor and the national park. The walks have been grouped into four large areas of Dartmoor: The South Moor; Widecombe Walks; The.

Situated on the northern edge of Dartmoor in Devon, Okehampton is a lovely old market town with a population of around 7, The town is home to the wonderful, picturesque Okehampton Castle, which dates back to the Domesday Book and sits in an elevated position above beautiful woodland walks where the West Okement River runs.

Lovaton Farmhouse is an 18th century farmhouse, offering pet-friendly accommodation km from South Tawton in Devon, on the edge of North Dartmoor. Free WiFi and free private parking are available. There is a spacious garden at the property, with a sandpit, swing-ball and a football net.

Guests can walk in the fields surrounding the farmhouse. Okehampton and North Dartmoor (Cassini Historical Map, Revised New Series (in Colour), ) Out of Nowhere by Patricia Wilson Outdoor Leisure Map Dartmoor by Ordnance Survey.

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Okehampton is a town in West Devon situated at the northern edge of Dartmoor and has a population of around 7, The oldest building is the castle which dates back to the Domesday Book.

Okehampton Castle was once the largest castle in Devon, and sits in an outstandingly picturesque setting on a wooded spur above the rushing West Okement River. The Tarka Trail goes north towards Exmoor from another entry point, the town of Okehampton. The map has a useful scale ofwith good enough detail to navigate under decent conditions.

Users should take note that parts of Dartmoor are a military training area and firing range/5(18). Perfect location for North Dartmoor, excellent walks within a few minutes drive.

We also used excellent local riding stable for a great trip on the moors. Verified guest review/10(48). Much of this information can not found in other books like the North Devon Water Board weir built in on the West Ockment River above Velllake corner.

A lot of the book focuses on the town of Okehampton but there is enough snippets for the Dartmoor lover to buy this book. The information is up to day with events included taking place in   Buy Okehampton & North Dartmoor by Ordnance Survey from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Book Edition: February ed. The highest tors on Dartmoor. High Willhays and Yes are in the north west section of Dartmoor National Park above Okehampton.

At metres above sea level, High Willhays is the highest tor on Dartmoor and the highest point in southern England. Okehampton on the North Western corner of Dartmoor off the A Okehampton is centrally placed in Devon, which makes it a good base if you wish to visit both North and the South coasts, or you fancy some delightful all over Devon touring.

Boasting the remains of a Norman Castle now managed by English Heritage, the town sports a modern indoor swimming pool with a fitness group. The walks are in the area to the southwest of Okehampton – taking in spectacular views of the high moors, and of Meldon Reservoir and Viaduct.

The walks can be linked to the Dartmoor Railway which travels between Okehampton and Meldon, and there are also cycling opportunities along the off-road Granite Way cycleway. The Book of Okehampton: Index Devon genealogy. Index to The Book of Okehampton: Portrait of an Ancient Market Town by Roy and Ursula Radford.

A heritage railway which could be key to bringing back the mainline Exeter to Okehampton service has been put up for sale. The American owners Author: Paul Greaves. Okehampton Camp is situated on the edge of Dartmoor's north moor below southern England's only two mountains and a road climbs from Okehampton to the army buildings providing easy access to the National Park's highest ground.

The road then turns into a network of mostly unpaved roads that extend into the heart of Dartmoor's north moor. Support this operator: Times are tough for the travel community right now.

To show your support, consider leaving a review or posting photos of tours and experiences you have taken. Your support will go a long way in helping tour operators worldwide get back on their feet down the road4/5(). "OKEHAMPTON, or Oakhampton, is a small but busy market town, and ancient borough, which gives name to a large union, deanery, and polling and county court districts; and is picturesquely sited near the northern extremity of Dartmoor Forest, in the valley of the river Okement,The town is on the high road from Falmouth to Exeter, 22 miles W.

by N. of the latter. Okehampton sits at the centre of Devon, where the gentle rolling hills of North Devon meet the stark scenery of the Dartmoor National high peaks of Yes Tor and High Willhayes can be seen on the horizon on a clear day.

The granite strewn moorland of Dartmoor has been inhabited from the earliest of times. Early settlers found ample supplies of easily quarried building materials to. Coordinates. The Dartmoor Railway is a 15 1 ⁄ 2-mile ( km) long railway line in Devon, Crediton the line parallels the Tarka Line to the site of the former Coleford Junction.

Heading west, it then serves Sampford Courtenay, Okehampton and Meldon section from Crediton to Coleford Junction is owned by Network Rail and from there to Meldon is owned by Aggregate Owned by: Aggregate Industries Ltd. Book an ad; Buy a photo Devon County Councillor for Okehampton Rural, said: “Okehampton is a great destination in the foothills of Dartmoor and provides easy links to.

A convenient A-road whips you south to Dartmoor, which is less than 10 minute’s away by car, or, in the opposite direction, to Bude and the North Cornwall coast. And if the everyday hardships of ice-cream on the beach, walks in the moors and waterfall wandering in nearby Lydford Gorge leave you feeling rundown, you can even return to massage %(21).On the north edge of Dartmoor near Okehampton it is possible to see quite a few of the birds on this sheet.

The crow family are not all black as you'll see, and you can see many of them without leaving the house. You'll often hear the birds as well. John, the centre director thinks .Things to do in North Tawton and Devon: Attractions, Castles, Cinema, Cycling, Days Out, Dartmoor Railway Okehampton Station, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1EJ.

Fishing. The Granite Way is a scenic 11 mile cycle and walkway from Okehampton to Lydford along the north western edge of Dartmoor.