Where to stay around Westward Ho!?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,420 holiday lettings near Westward Ho!. From 469 cottages to 457 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Westward Ho! is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Westward Ho!?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Westward Ho!. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Croyde Bay: 2,335 holiday lettings
  • Woolacombe Beach: 2,231 holiday lettings
  • Ilfracombe Harbour: 2,021 holiday lettings
  • Saunton Sands: 2,392 holiday lettings
  • Putsborough Sands: 2,288 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Westward Ho! listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Westward Ho!?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 469 cottages in Westward Ho!. Our other popular types of Westward Ho! holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 457 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 288 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 80 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Westward Ho!?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 81 holiday homes with pool available in Westward Ho!. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental or self catering cottage in Westward Ho!, Devon your home away from home

    Pub quiz fans will already know Westward Ho! as the only English place name to have punctuation in its official name. However, for those that care little for such facts, there is a huge amount else to get excited about a self catering holiday in Westward Ho!. Named after a book of the same name in the mid 1800’s, Westward Ho! lies on some two miles of golden sand in North Devon.

    Things to do in Westward Ho!, Devon

    The large expanse of sand dunes that stretch out in front of Westward Ho! are home to a huge range of bird species, which make them a real favourite through which to walk. The beach is of course one of the main attractions on a self catering Westward Ho! holiday. The beach stretches for miles, with its famous pebble rise running through the middle. Life guards patrol the beach during the summer months, and there are numerous chances to go swimming, sailing or surfing along the beach.

    Walkers and riders are perfectly catered for on holiday in Westward Ho!. The Tarka Trail and the South Western Coastal Path both extend from the village, providing visitors to Westward Ho! with timeless trails into the countryside. The coastal path is especially popular, but the walks towards Northam Burrows Country Park should not be overlooked either.

    The Royal North Devon Golf Club is a great asset for those on a self catering holiday in Westward Ho!. The nightlife in Westward Ho! is good fun, but not raucous, as there are only a couple of pubs and restaurants. Those looking for a good night out have only to travel to Bideford, a few short miles up the road.

    Places to visit on holiday in Westward Ho!, Devon

    The small surfing village of Croyde is just 6 miles along the coast from a holiday cottage in Westward Ho!. Croyde is a beautiful little village, with an excellent pub where surfers gather to eat, drink and exchange stories of their mornings sport. With three beaches facing in three different directions, Croyde and the wonderfully long, open beach at Saunton Sands are a surfers dream.

    Travel to Westward Ho!, Devon

    If you are going on a self catering holiday to Westward Ho!, then having the use of a car during your stay is strongly recommended. There are good road connections, but no train station, except for the one at Barnstaple, a few miles away.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Westward Ho

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Westward Ho is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Saunton Sands (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
    • Croyde Bay (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
    • RHS Garden Rosemoor (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
    • Putsborough Sands (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
    • Woolacombe Beach (9.3 mi / 15 km)
    • The Gnome Reserve and Wildflower Garden (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)