Okehampton is a fantastic town that is in the western region of Devon which is in the South of England. The Okehampton B&B's are highly recommended as that is the best way to make the most of your time in this amazing town. There is a known record of this area being settled in as far back as the year 980 AD, the town came to be what it is today because of the medieval wool trade that took place in the area. Okehampton is full to the brim with a fascinating history and amazing attractions for you and the whole family.
Okehampton history truly is something special, spend a day at the motte and bailey castle from the medieval era. You should also without a doubt stay at a lovely Okehampton B&B so that you can make the most of your time while being able to visit these stellar attractions. The Okehampton castle was constructed between the years of 1068 and 1086, it was commissioned for construction by Baldwin Fitgilbert after there was a revolt in the local area against the Normans. The Okehampton castle was used to guard part of the West Okement River where you could cross at. Visit this stunning castle and see how truly extraordinary it is in person.
Another piece of exquisite local history is the Nine Stones Circle, this historical landmark is only a 15-minutes drive away from the centre of Okehampton so when you are staying at an Okehampton B&B it will be very easy to see this magical attraction. It is believed that these standing stones were constructed roughly 4000 years ago and is in easy reach of Okehampton. Standing stones such as these ones are constructed all over the UK and it is not fully known why, the most likely theory is that they served some kind of ritualistic purpose. When similar sites have been excavated in the past there has been evidence of burials and rituals.
Due to the area being so full of interesting history, they even have their own local museum, book a room at an Okehampton B&B so that every night while you are in town you have somewhere magical to put your feet up. The great Museum of Dartmoor Life is open to the public during the spring and summer months, they are designed to show all the fascinating history surrounding the Dartmoor area through the years all the way from the Bronze age to more modern history at the turn of the 20th century, see how people lived and worked in the Okehampton area over hundreds of years.
Okehampton is one of the best places to visit if you are looking for a holiday away, the history of the area is some of the most fascinating in all of the UK (and some of the oldest), book a night or two at a luxurious Okehampton B&B and see what all the fuss is about for yourself. None of this even mentions just how beautiful everything is here in Okehampton too, from the buildings to the countryside there really isn't much else like it.
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This page was last updated on 26 June, 2022.