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Simmons Park Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton

The park is well worth a visit if you are staying in the area. Easily accessible to all it has a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ken w
A Beautiful Park

This is a stunning town park with lovely colourful vegetation and a flowing river. We enjoyed our... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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“all ages”(7 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton EX20 1EP, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park is well worth a visit if you are staying in the area. Easily accessible to all it has a little river running along the back of it with bridges that cross to a further woodland walk along its far bank. There is also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a stunning town park with lovely colourful vegetation and a flowing river. We enjoyed our walk in this park and recommend a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Good playgrounds for different age groups. Beautiful planting. Who wouldn't want to live in these almshouses?

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Deborah P
Reviewed September 10, 2018

It is a good walk around the park, by choosing a path either side of the East Okement river, or across the grass. Very popular with dog walkers and the local Wednesday short-walk group, which starts at the square outside the Post Office at 10.00...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank M23bnt
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Lovely park and wander Zen areas with water Suit little ones and elderly Great play area , bowls and golf Amused my late teenagers Swam in the leisure center - downside only short swim as swim school started and they didnt tell us The desk...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Brought the rain with us on holiday, but had a lovely time at Simmons Park. My son and I enjoyed the putting green with us directly outside the leisure centre and we then went for a walk around the park. There's a pretty river to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

A great park for everyone. It’s so pretty and really well tended. There are walkways either side of the river with little bridges over the river, a wide open space for dogs or children to run around in and a children’s playground. One for toddlers...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Simmons park is quite simply the jewel in Okehamptons crown. You will have to go far and wide to find another park as stunning as this one

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank michael l
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

We have often stopped off at Simmons Park whilst en route to Penzance, Cornwall. Great for our dog to have a run around before completing the journey (2 hrs approx). Beautiful place and well maintained. Dogs can run free and even take a dip in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 520JON
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Looking for some where to park we found this oasis of calm, ideal if you have energetic kids. 5 minute walk from centre of town. A place to return to.

Date of experience: May 2018
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October 14, 2017|
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Response from DS4-Charisma | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are a number of tarmac paths hat run from the carpark