Baby & Toddler Friendly Holidays in Devon

Taking a family holiday with a baby can seem a little daunting, owners of Westward Living Chris and Kathy had 3 children under 2.5 (none of them twins!) and remember that the first few years travelling with babies and toddlers were challenging travelling with the children.  

When they created Westward Living, the properties were designed to be a stress-free environment to help guests of all ages enjoy and incredible holiday memory.

Our baby-friendly self-catering holiday cottages were created to make travelling with tots as relaxing as possible. We provide a range of complimentary essentials to save you from packing the kitchen sink including travel cots with comfy memory foam mattresses, highchair, baby baths, step up stool, stair gates, black out blinds, toy-boxes and many more.  

Westward Living is a great choice if you are looking for somewhere to take a baby on holiday in the South West.   We have plenty of safe and private grounds for little ones to let off steam, our 60 acres of coastal grounds are the perfect natural playground to learn about the environment and see nature at its best.  The grounds are full of nature and we even catch a glimpse of porpoises swimming in the Atlantic Ocean from our lower lawn.  Usually, these beautiful creatures are exploring Bideford Bay whilst on their way to Lundy Island, the home of the famous Puffin bird and seals.

Children also enjoy our outdoor play area, you're welcome to take a picnic and join in the fun.  Here you will also find the hens who love laying eggs for our younger guests.  We have some cheeky goats who love being in the guest’s holiday photos!    If you prefer to get creative with the giant chalk boards or have a game of ping pong, then Zippy’s Play barn is also a popular choice.


We have a small indoor pool inside the play barn, this is a lovely space for a splash with a mini mermaid or young Neptune. The safe and sandy award-winning beach at Westward Ho! is only a 5 min drive or 25 min walk away, here you will find an array of magical rock pools and even a sea pool to enjoy.  There are so many beaches to enjoy in North Devon, including, Woolacombe Beach, Saunton Sands, Croyde and Putsborough. Westward Ho! has just won the coveted Blue Flag award for the 18th year running, this is in recognition for be being a safe, clean and family friendly beach.


Less than 2 miles away from Westward Living Self Catering Holiday Cottages is the much loved and multi award winning Big Sheep Family Attraction. Here you will find some fantastic soft play areas, petting corners and under 5’s rides.

Westward Living self-catering baby friendly holiday cottages are  a popular  family destination, close by to miles of sandy beaches and delicious Devon cream teas, what’s not to love.

We have exceptionally high Standards of Cleanliness and are Super Safe

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Wow Kala’s cottage is amazing, peace and tranquility with amazing views.  The cottage it’s self is beautiful, a sense of that home from home feeling
Tripadvisor Review
We got married here last year and returned this summer for our first anniversary.  I can not justify in words how wonderful this place is.
Camilla E, Suffolk
Tripadvisor Review
We loved our stay, the cottage has stylish decor and furnishings and its right on the South West Coastal footpath with wonderful views, great for early morning and late evening walks to see the sunrise and sunset.
Fiona & Jerry
South Hampton
A totally relaxing and romantic stay, we loved the hot tub and views. It was so peaceful and perfect, just what we needed
Nick and Emma
South Kensington