If you are arriving by Car:

M5 to Junction 27, pick up the A361 to Barnstaple.

On the outskirts of Barnstaple head for A39 Bideford/Bude road. Follow the road until you go over the Torridge Bridge, at the roundabout go straight on, after approximately 0.25 miles, turn right for Westward Ho!

Follow road for half a mile, at the top of the hill overlooking Westward Ho! turn left into Cornborough Road, continue down this road, you will pass signs for Lomas helicopters & an entrance to Highcliffe Park Estate on your right hand side, do not turn off the road, keep going along Cornborough Road for anther 20 meters as you reach the first blind left-hand corner, our driveway is on the right signposted Westward Living.

As you enter Duckhaven Stud you will see the bronze horse on your right hand side on the lawn.  The reception is the building directly in front of you, you are welcome to park outside the office to check in.

If you are traveling from Cornwall, please follow the A39 towards Bideford, and turn left off of the A39, signposted for Westward Ho!, and then follow the directions as per above.

If you are using sat nav, our postcode is EX39 1AA however please discard this when you reach Cornborough Road and use the directions above, as sat nav alone will not bring you here. 

Taxi Numbers: 

Stephen Wade – 07484 766065

Euro Connect – 01237 333 123 / 07484 766065

Car Charging locations near by to EX39 1AA   - 

Public Transport to Westward Living:

Public Transport 

For information on planning your journey by bus, coach or train, call the Traveline number on 0871 200 2233.


Devon is connected to main line services. The nearest train station to Westward Ho! is Barnstaple station. Please contact the National Rail Enquiry Line 08457 484950 or visit

From Barnstaple train station it is possible to get a taxi to Westward Living (approx. 10 miles away). An alternative train station is Tiverton Parkway (approx. 45 miles away).
Please contact us for advice if travelling by rail.


National Express runs direct to Westward Ho! from most major towns and cities. Contact 08717 818 178 or visit

Coaches also run directly to Bideford Quayside, where it is possible to get a bus or taxi ride to Westward Living Cottages (approx. 5 miles away).


Local bus services run from Barnstaple to Westward Ho! from close proximity to the train station. Please visit


Flights provide easy access to the country from Ireland, Scotland, Channel Islands and other UK airports direct to Bristol and Exeter.
Bristol Airport Tel: 0871 334 4444 or visit
Exeter Airport Tel: 01392 367433 or visit

Taxi Numbers: 

Kirkhams Cars - 01237 422889

Arrival times 

In 2021 we will be offering a contactless stay which means that our reception building will remain closed.  The owners live on site so will be offering phone support for all our guests during your stay with us.

If your expected arrival time is 5:30pm, or if you are arriving at the weekend, please contact us in advance to advise us of your expected arrival time so that we can make plans for you to collect your key. 

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