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Westward Living

  • VisitEngland 4 to 5 Star Self-catering
  • VisitEngland Gold Award
  • VisitEngland Walkers Welcome
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-catering with 4 units £1227-£2613 pupw sleeps 4-8



Westward Living at Duckhaven Stud,
Cornborough Road,
Westward Ho!,
North Devon,
EX39 1AA


Duckhaven Stud,
Comborough Road,
Westward Ho!,
EX39 1AA

Westward Living

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.

Children welcomeTelevisionIroning facilitiesPrivate parkingGardenCentral heatingMicrowave cookerDishwasherLinen providedGames room onsiteGolf available (onsite or nearby)Children's outdoor play areaSnooker/billiards/pool onsiteVisa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedDogs/pets accepted by arrangementWiFi or internet accessDVD playerSingle sex groups NOT acceptedChildren's indoor play areaHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableBarbecueDrying facilitiesWashing machine

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. Children welcome from any age.


See location of Westward Living on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SS 419288  Lat: 51.03764 Long: -4.25574

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


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • Games room onsiteGames room onsite
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Children's outdoor play areaChildren's outdoor play area
  • Snooker/billiards/pool onsiteSnooker/billiards/pool onsite
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • Single sex groups NOT acceptedSingle sex groups NOT accepted
  • Children's indoor play areaChildren's indoor play area
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Washing machineWashing machine

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. Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
    • YesDesignated parking space provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
    • YesGravel
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (i.e. without steps)


  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesToilet and bathroom
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
    • YesKitchen
    • YesDining room
    • YesToilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
  • YesBedrooms available with no fitted carpets
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesBath
    • YesWet room
  • YesSeparate shower unit with support handrails available
  • YesSeparate shower unit with fixed shower seat or shower chair available
  • YesW.C. fitted with handrails available
  • YesTaps in bathroom with lever handles available
  • YesBathrooms available that have been specially adapted for wheelchair user


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSink taps have lever handles
  • YesSeating available in kitchen


  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)


Please be aware that all our cottages have very different attributes and therefore the best way to find the perfect property for you and your guests accessibility requirements, is to either check each properties features and benefits on our website or by calling our friendly reservations team who will be delighted to assist you with more information about the specific features of each of our award winning holiday cottages.