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Westward Living Conferences

Westward Living Conferences

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • kjmorgan1970
    Hastings, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Relaxing family break!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 29th August 2019
    We have been taking holiday breaks over the last ten years with our family, something for everybody, beautiful surrounding countryside, relaxing, cottages to high standard and extremely clean like a... Read full review
  • debsw2020
    Trip Type:
    Westward Living at Christmas was truly wonderful !!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 2nd January 2020
    Christmas 2019 Andy and I would like to say a special thank you to Kathy and Chris and the team at Westward Living for making our first Christmas together one to remember. The luxury cottage with... Read full review
  • G5124DUmarcc
    Trip Type:
    A massive thank you for an amazing weekend
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 13th February 2020
    Thank you Kathy and Chris for such a fantastic weekend, it could not have been more wonderful. The cottage was stunning, location breathtaking (the walk along the costal footpath was so scenic... Read full review



  • Bar
  • Cater for Special Diets
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Catering by in house chefs
  • Locally sourced produce

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children's menu
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Access to PC
  • Air Conditioning
  • Areas for Team building
  • 'Break-out' Space for Informal Meetings
  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Central heating throughout
  • Coach drop-off point
  • Conference facilities
  • En Suite Accommodation On Site
  • Free car parking
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Lecturn / Podium / Stage
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Locally-sourced produce
  • Microphone / Amp System
  • Multimedia / Digital Projector
  • Non smoking areas
  • Number of covers - 150 max
  • Number of people seated - 140 max
  • Number of people standing - 150 max
  • OHP and Screen
  • On-site car parking
  • On-site coach parking
  • On-site parking or valet parking
  • Open All Year
  • Photocopying
  • Private rooms
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Special facilities for children
  • Teambuilding Facilities
  • TV and DVD
  • Video Conference Facility
  • Whiteboard and Pens
  • Wi-Fi available

Key Features

  • In countryside - Located within 60 acres of private coastal and country grounds in an area of outstanding beauty and Unsesco Biosphere
  • Max group size - 130
  • Non smoking establishment - Yes but have designated smoking areas
  • Seafront - Ocean Front
  • Unique venue
  • Waterfront

Leisure Facilities

  • Golf Nearby - 2 miles from Royal North Devon Golf Course
  • Gym
  • Health/Fitness/ Beauty Facilities - Sports and beauty masseurs by arrangement
  • Indoor pool - Small plunge pool open April to September
  • Spa Treatments - By appointment

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Booking essential
  • Contactless payment accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 2
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • All rooms offer natural daylight
  • Bedrooms - Can accommodate up to 60 on site at Westward Living and extra 12 in beach front apartments

Specialist Features

  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available - POA
  • Packed lunches available - Upon request
  • Wi-fi available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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. 

Public Transport Directions

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: 

Stephen Wade – 07484 766065

Duckhaven Stud, Cornborough Road, Westward Ho, Bideford, Devon, EX39 1AA
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Call direct on:

Tel01237 238967

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Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Season (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:30*

* Open 7 days a week all year round
Late licence until mid night
Licenced for live music until 11pm
Licenced for recorded music until midnight

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


Westward Living, North Devon

Ocean Kave, North Devon

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