Westward Ho! Beach

Visit Westward Ho! Beach

Westward Ho! is a traditional seaside resort founded in the 1860’s, with a sandy beach ideal for swimming in the rock pools and surfing. There are tourist attractions including an amusement arcade, golf putting green, tennis courts, playground for the kids, beach shops, and a choice of places to eat and drink. There are also great walks to take at nearby Kipling Tor (named after Rudyard Kipling).

This beach is …

  • Dog Friendly
  • Off the Beaten Path

Have a great day out along the coast.

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North Devon coast

Photo by UK Beach Days

Getting There

Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

LOCATION: Golf Links Road Westward Ho! Bideford, Devon EX39 1LQ
Map of Westward Ho! Beach

Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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