<h1>WESTWARD HO! HOLIDAYS</h1> holiday cottages


The British seaside, a golden beach and pebbles

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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Seafield Holiday Park

Nestled between the picturesque Kipling Tors overlooking Bideford Bay, Seafield Holiday Park sits next to miles of golden, award-winning Blue Flag beach and has spectacular views out to Lundy Island.

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15 hidden North Devon beaches

North Devon’s coast showcases striking scenery from towering cliffs to broad swathes of golden sand. Surfers and holidaymakers flock to the popular beaches of Croyde, Woolacombe and Westward Ho!, but peppered between these well-known destinations are some secret gems waiting to be discovered. We reveal the beaches where you can escape the crowds and soak up the scenery in sublime serenity.

Woolacombe: A perfect holiday location

Thrill-seekers, families young and old and foodies will all absolutely adore a holiday to the coastal resort of Woolacombe in North Devon. The village has plenty of things to see and do, including modern bars, top-class eateries and, of course, the award-winning beach, where adrenalin-junkies can enjoy a spot of surfing. Our guide explains why a Woolacombe holiday park could be perfect for you.

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.

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