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A Great Base for Independently Organised EVENT

Pilgrim Bandits Charity hire the entire Old Good Yard Block for a Specialized SAS - Long Haul Event... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2018
Chris B
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Okehampton, United Kingdom
Awesome activities and instruction

Gorge scrambling, abseiling and canoeing. All great fun. Very pleasantly surprised by the... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
NickL1205
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An outdoor activity centre offering up to 20 different adventure activities on Dartmoor. Suitable for groups, families or individuals looking for a fun day out. You and your fellow adventurers can have a go at mountain boarding, archery and scaling...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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The Goods Shed | Klondyke Road, Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton EX20 1EW, England
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+44 1837 53916
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

Pilgrim Bandits Charity hire the entire Old Good Yard Block for a Specialized SAS - Long Haul Event Specifically for the National Round Table. This was to raise fund towards Operation Ride which take place in Oct 2018. 40+ Round Tablers arrived Thursday Evening, and...More

Thank Chris B
Mary S, Marketing Manager at Adventure Okehampton, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We enjoyed having the Pilgrim Bandits group here at The Goods Shed (also known as YHA Okehampton). Dartmoor is a great place for this type of activity weekend, with the navigation challenges from the Moorland terrain. I'll pass your thanks...More

Reviewed June 11, 2018

Gorge scrambling, abseiling and canoeing. All great fun. Very pleasantly surprised by the experience level of the instructors who kept us safe and enthused throughout. Accommodation was excellent for a hostel... an impressive conversion of the station goods shed. If you're think of a weekend...More

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Mary S, Marketing Manager at Adventure Okehampton, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Thank you for the feedback and the recommendation. We're glad you enjoyed the combination of Gorge Scrambling, abseiling and caneoing, it's a wonderful way to see Dartmoor at it's best. Happy that the accommodation met your requirements and look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Fun activities run and overseen by some really nice and experienced instructors. It was paced well too. Recommemded.More

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Mary S, Marketing Manager at Adventure Okehampton, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Thank you for the great feedback. We like the hens and stags who want a different type of weekend away trying out some of the great activities we offer on Dartmoor and the instructors enjoyed your company. We hope you'll return again sometime and wish...More

Reviewed June 10, 2018

Perfect for our friend's stag weekend - thrilling abseiling 80ft off Meldon Viaduct, gorge scrambling in some beautiful countryside, and a fun kayak navigating a couple of exciting weirs on the river Ex. We were in very good hands with the highly professional Alex &...More

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Mary S, Marketing Manager at Adventure Okehampton, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Glad you enjoyed the Stag Weekend with Alex and Gaz Looks like you had great weather to enjoy the "Dartmoor Drop" as some call it! Tag us if you post any pictures on Facebook or Instagram. Hope to see you again sometime. Best wishes to...More

Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

A great fun activity with a group of adventurous ladies on a hen weekend in Devon. The adventure Okehampton team made it great fun with lots of extra challenges for the hen plus a bit of extra dunking for the rest of us. Thank you.More

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Mary S, Marketing Manager at Adventure Okehampton, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Thank you for the great feedback. We like the hens parties who want a different type of weekend away trying out some of the great activities we offer on Dartmoor and the instructors enjoyed your company. We hope you'll return again sometime and wish you...More

Reviewed April 2, 2018

I took my 13 and a half year old son on a spur of the moment day out to Adventure Okehampton.There were no activities scheduled as people had cancelled due to the terrible weather but AO called an instructor(Rich) out and he took Jim for...More

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Mary S, Marketing Manager at Adventure Okehampton, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Thank you for the great feedback. We think that Rock Climbing on Dartmoor is a great introduction to the sport and the instructors enjoyed the challenge of getting others to ascend real rock (as opposed to indoor walls). We look forward to your return with...More

Reviewed July 6, 2017

We asked Adventure Okehampton if they could help us organise a team building day suitable for all abilities and fitness levels. The additional challenge was that the teams would come from three different organisations. They exceeded our expectations. The venue is set in a stunning...More

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Mary S, Marketing Manager at Adventure Okehampton, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Thank you for trusting us to create a good team building experience for you. We enjoy the challenge of these events, from planning to delivery. We hope to welcome you back again sometime!

Reviewed June 14, 2017

We have just returned from a hen-do weekend in Newton Abbot where we enjoyed an afternoon of Canadian Canoeing on the River Exe booked via Adventure Okehampton. We all had such an amazing day, our guides were Nicky and Alex and they really did make...More

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Mary S, Marketing Manager at Adventure Okehampton, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Glad you enjoyed the paddling day for your Hen Do. Hope your big day goes well and look forward to welcoming you back sometime.

Reviewed November 30, 2016

Great find! Clean Comfortable Warm and Dry although if you book the family room make sure the door is left open as there is no heat in there! At this time of year the requirement to have a wee in the early hours brings levels...More

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Mary S, Marketing Manager at Adventure Okehampton, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Thank you for the feedback. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at YHA Okehampton. We do get good feedback on the showers and the bunks are the new standard for YHA, rather than the old wooden ones. We have gradually changed all the bunks...More

Reviewed November 21, 2016

I bought a bike via eBay, however due to unforeseen circumstances had to cancel order, the fantastic person I spoke with, no quibbles, really nice and money back, thank you

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Mary S, Marketing Manager at Adventure Okehampton, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Thank your for the feedback. The end of year sale on Bikes is always popular, so sorry that it didn't suit your purposes, but glad you found the customer service was good in dealing with your refund.

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