Situated on the northern edge of the Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton is a popular Devon town that has several bustling shopping streets. Boomerang toy shop in Red Lion Yard sells stimulating toys as well as a lovely selection of kids clothing. Several other retail outlets stock small ranges of toys, games, models, kites, skateboards and dolls.
The arrival of Waitrose had a generally positive effect on the town and has been able to attract many new shoppers from Okehamptonís outlying villages and hamlets. Famous kite manufacturer Brookite have their head office and warehouse in the town. This is linked with Skate Warehouse, an online business with a great choice of skates, skateboards and hundreds of different accessories.