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Seaside village named after Charles Kingsley's novel Westward Ho!, now the only place in the UK with an explanation mark!

Known for...   Westward Ho! beach and Northam Burrows



Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre

If you are looking for exciting, safe and fun activities in Devon, then you have found the right place.
Skern Lodge, Appledore
North Devon
EX39 1NG


Recommended by Rob Dowell, Wiltshire


The Big Sheep

Great family attraction dedicated to all things sheep.
North Devon
EX39 5AP


Recommended by Pete Spence, Burnley
“Good value for money fun day out for all the family.”



Northam Burrows Country Park FREE

Grassy coastal plain with salt marsh, sand dunes and grasslands.
The Burrows Centre
Sandymere Road
EX39 1XS




Westward Ho! Beach FREE

Long sandy beach backing onto a pebble ridge linking to Northam Burrows Country Park.
Westward Ho!
EX39 1LL



Royal North Devon Golf Club

Royal North Devon at Westward Ho. can rightly claim to be the cradle of English Golf. Founded in 1864, it is the oldest golf course in the country and is regarded as the St Andrews of England.
Golf Links Road
Westward Ho!
EX39 1HD


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