There is a reason why surfers love North Devon, Westward Ho! is a very popular choice for surfers of all ages and abilities.Our self-catering holiday cottages are onlya short drive from the beach and really is a must if you are planning a visit to Westward Living.Westward Ho! surfing can be as fun or as serious as you want it to be, if you’re planning to enjoy the North Devon coast’s amazing surfing conditions, you might want to pack a board, wetsuit, wax and leash –but don’t worry if you don’t have your own equipment, there are plenty of surf schools and shops which rent in and around Westward Ho!

The North Devon Surf Schoolis located on burrows and has an excellent reputation amongst locals and visitors for providing quality professional tuition all year round, they are less than 50 meters from the beach so you couldn't be any closer to the waves. Most of the team at Westward Living are regulars in the ocean so do ask us for any advice or info.

Westward Ho! village is well known locally for banning the sale of single use boogie boards. Instead, there are many outlets that offer a for Hire service, that allows visitors to use better value boards while reducing their impact on the environment.

North Devon Surf School

North Devon Surf School is the highest rated surf school in the UK, check out their all-purpose built surf centre only 50 metres from the beach. This place is awesome and can get almost anyone up on a board regardless of age and ability.

Visit the North Devon Surf School website

SUP North Devon

Why not try your skills at some SUP Stand Up Paddle boarding?   With the Atlantic Ocean only a short walk away from your cottage, check out the Surf SUP Academy in Westward Ho!


Award Winning Safe, Sandy Beaches

2 miles of golden sandy beach at Westward Ho! is on your doorstep. Explore the rockpools, try your hand at surfing, stand up paddle boarding and kite flying.

Plastic Free North Devon

We are proud to support Plastic Free North Devon, a local environmental charity started by volunteers who want to reduce the impact of plastic pollution on the environment in North Devon and beyond. Their mission is to protect and improve our environment through community-led action to combat plastic pollution.

We have exceptionally high Standards of Cleanliness and are Super Safe

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Wow Kala’s cottage is amazing, peace and tranquility with amazing views.  The cottage it’s self is beautiful, a sense of that home from home feeling
Tripadvisor Review
We got married here last year and returned this summer for our first anniversary.  I can not justify in words how wonderful this place is.
Camilla E, Suffolk
Tripadvisor Review
We loved our stay, the cottage has stylish decor and furnishings and its right on the South West Coastal footpath with wonderful views, great for early morning and late evening walks to see the sunrise and sunset.
Fiona & Jerry
South Hampton
A totally relaxing and romantic stay, we loved the hot tub and views. It was so peaceful and perfect, just what we needed
Nick and Emma
South Kensington