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WESTWARD HO! HOLIDAYS

The British seaside, a golden beach and pebbles

Westward Ho! cottages

Visit Westward Ho!

A throwback to a traditional British seaside holiday, Westward Ho! has all the charm of a traditional Victorian coastal resort in the modern day. Its many seafront gift shops, pubs, restaurants and amusement arcades work in tandem to create a holiday hotspot, while its golden sandy beach, picture-perfect pebble ridge and coastal walks create the perfect backdrop to a Devon holiday.

Westward Ho! Cottages

Whether you’re visiting with your family, on a surfing holiday with friends or with your dog, there’s a Westward Ho! holiday cottage for you in our selection. Start your search today.

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Guide to the seaside

Sandy stretches, pebble ridges and shingled beaches... Devon has the lot

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A Local's Guide to Westward Ho!

Uncover the wonderful holiday resort of Westward Ho! on the rugged North Devon coastline. Families, surfers and couples all love this unique town.

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A seaside escape

Named after the Charles Kingsley novel, Westward Ho! is the only place in the UK with an exclamation mark in its name. The village is renowned for its Pebble Ridge, a natural phenomenon which runs the entire length of the beach and protects the Northam Burrows, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), and the Royal North Devon Golf Club - the oldest links course in England.

The village itself is an active oasis for families, with surf hire, arcades, crazy golf and go-karts on the beach, making Westward Ho! a great choice to visit during the school holidays, like May or October half-term. Many restaurants, such as Moran’s, enjoy unspoilt, panoramic views, while there are scenic cafes and pubs a-plenty: The Pier House has a sea-facing verandah protected by a glass windbreak while The Fairway Buoy’s balcony is so close to the sea, it almost feels as if you are on a ship. If you want to find out more, head over to our Local's Guide to Westward Ho! and find out everything you need to know!

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