Westward Living


4-5 Visit England Stars 4– 54-5 Visit England Stars Self Catering
Duckhaven Stud, Comborough Road, Westward Ho!, Devon, EX39 1AA

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Westward Living


Situated on private headland above the beautiful village of Westward Ho! in North Devon, Westward Living is easily accessible and has great road links for exploring Devon and Cornwall. Set on 60 acres we are the perfect countryside rural retreat.

When it comes to luxury and comfort, the team at Westward Living have tonnes of experience. For a blend of rural idyll and coastal charm, there's no finer place to enjoy a holiday in North Devon. With cottages sleeping from four to eight guests, we have 4 accessible properties to choose from, Smiley Cottage which sleeps 4 and has an ensuite wet room, Farriers Cottage sleeps 6 incl hot tub, with an ensuite wet room, and Gallops and Furlong which are both 8 person with hot tubs and have ensuite wet rooms.

So, what are you waiting for? Start planning your luxury North Devon break today.

For more information about finding your dream seaside holiday in North Devon, call us on 01237 238 967.

Our award-winning luxury holiday cottages overlook lush green fields and open sea at Westward Ho!. Hosts Kathy and Chris are dedicated to showing everyone what's so special about North Devon. It's this passion that helped them to create Westward Living's beautiful, bespoke holiday cottages.

Every self-catering cottage at Duckhaven Stud is situated on 60 acres of private headland, surrounded by the rolling North Devon countryside and Atlantic, transporting guests to a tranquil haven on the North Devon coast. With Westward Ho!'s two-mile golden sandy beach on your doorstep, there's no better base for taking in all North Devon has to offer.

Our stunning cottages have been designed with relaxation in mind. Each property at Duckhaven Stud has Wi-Fi, a private garden, courtyard or patio and a beautifully styled interior, so you can enjoy the views inside and out. Enjoy a complimentary Devonshire cream tea on arrival and look forward to planning the exciting days ahead. Families will love exploring the play barn, with table tennis, badminton, a pool table and a heated pool, while couples can unwind with a glass of chilled wine in their Jacuzzi whirlpool bath or sunset hot tub.

We also offer diy livery for horses and welcome assistance dogs. For more information about finding your dream seaside holiday in North Devon, contact us for more information.

Each property is inspected annually by VisitEngland and all properties are rated from four-star to five-star gold ratings. Our flexible changeover days of Friday and Monday are perfect for both long and short breaks, throughout the year.

If you are restricted by a busy schedule, let us know and we'll be happy to help. If you're looking for something extra on your luxury break, we offer guests a private dining experience. Our executive chef and his team love nothing more than showing off their culinary expertise by cooking a bespoke menu for you in the comfort of your home from home.

Our onsite facilities include our chickens and goats, outside play area and indoor play barn with small heated plunge pool with training jets. With lots to do here onsite your trip to North Devon can be as busy or as relaxed as you choose.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Farriers - Cottage£2,263.00 per unit per week
Furlong - Cottage£2,613.00 per unit per week
Gallops - Cottage£2,613.00 per unit per week
Smiley Cottage - Cottage£1,227.00 per unit per week

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - Children welcome from any age
  • Children's indoor play area
  • Children's outdoor play area
  • Cot Available
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Drying Facilities
  • Garden/patio for guests use
  • Hot Tub/Spa Bath -
  • Linen provided
  • Showers -
  • Single sex groups NOT accepted
  • Wireless internet (WiFi) connection available

Leisure Facilities

  • Games Room
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Snooker / Pool / Billiards table

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking

Payment Methods

  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Barbecue
  • Bath -
  • Central Heating
  • Colour Television
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Ground Floor Accommodation -
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Microwave
  • Washing Machine

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road: M5 to J27, A361 to Barnstaple. A39 Bideford/Bude road. Follow signs to Wesward Ho! Nearest bus/coach drop is Westward Ho! Postcode EX39 1AA


  • 4-5 Visit England Stars Self Catering
4-5 Visit England Stars Self Catering


  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2018

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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