Lydford Country House, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

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Lydford Country House, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Why stay in this location and country house?

Scroll through the photo gallery to see images of what you can do around Lydford Country House. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting of the accompanying Google map to see its location.

To help you choose Lydford Country House for its location, we've listed some of the local attractions below. Cherry pick for a short break. Try to visit all if you're on holiday in Dartmoor.


The Granite Way and Drake's Trail

Lydford Country House is located at the beginning, or end, of the Granite Way. Bring bikes and ride this stunning multi-use trail. You can also ride Drake's Trail between Tavistock and Plymouth.


Lichway/Lych Way

If walking is your thing, the Lichway/Lych Way runs from Postbridge in the heart of Dartmoor to Lydford.


English Heritage's Lydford Castle

English Heritage's Lydford Castle (English Heritage) is a short walk down the road.


The National Trust's Lydford Gorge

Beyond Lydford Castle is the National Trust's Lydford Gorge (National Trust) which is a major Dartmoor visitor attraction.


Dartmoor's tors

The hotel is situated on the edge of Dartmoor's high north moor. You can walk from the hotel's doorstep and explore moors and tors. The yomp up to Great Links Tor is superb.


Local pubs

There are plenty of pubs in the local area. Try Lydford The Castle Inn and The Dartmoor Inn at Lydford.


UNESCO World Heritage Site and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Lydford is close to a section of a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Visit Morwellham Quay UNESCO World Heritage Site.



To learn more about Dartmoor, head to Okehampton's Museum of Dartmoor Life. After that, discover Okehampton Castle (English Heritage).


The only two mountains in southern England

Lydford is close to the only two mountains in southern England. Summit High Willhays and Yes Tor. If you are an experienced walker, we'd also recommend heading to Fur Tor which is the most remote spot in southern England.


Dartmoor's prehistory

Experience Dartmoor's rich prehistory. Try Merrivale (English Heritage).


Outdoor activities

Enjoy some of Dartmoor's many outdoor activities. Go horse riding at Cholwell Farm Riding Stables, climbing, canoeing and fishing.


They say: 'Set amongst 8 acres of grounds within Dartmoor National Park, the 4-star Lydford Country House features a candlelit restaurant and leafy terrace. Lydford Gorge is a 15-minute walk away.' View availability and read more.

Address Lydford
EX20 4AU
Telephone -
Area More information on Okehampton
Sleeps Unknown
Bedrooms 13
Pricing £50 - £155 Per Person Per Night
Pets No
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