Have a horsey ho holiday at Westward Living

Imagine waking up every morning to the sight of your horse grazing in the paddock outside your luxurious self-catering holiday cottage in North Devon. 

For guests who love to holiday in the UK but don’t want to leave the horse at home, we offer fabulous equestrian escapes at Westward Living. We offer first class accommodation for both you and your horse or pony. 

Our grounds are located within 60 acres within an AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) over looking the Atlantic Ocean, Lundy Island, Saunton Sands and Bideford Bay. 

North Devon is the perfect county in the UK to discover the beauty of the natural environment on horseback, Where else can boast two National Parks, five Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, twelve estuaries punctuating over 400 km of coastline, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and parts of two World Heritage Sites, including England’s first natural Site?

We welcome horses and dogs as well have humans here at Westward Living.  We have a range of self-catering holiday cottages within the grounds sleeping between 2 and 8 guests. Farrier’s cottagesleeps 6 guests with three large en suite bedrooms, this wonderful 5 star property as a private paddock including field shelter, adjacent to the garden where you are welcome to bring your own horse at a small fee of £100 per week, which includes hay and straw bedding.  Other horse friendly properties at Westward Living are Gallops(sleeps 8) Furlong(Sleeps 8) and Kala’s cottage(sleeps 2)

If you would like a personal tour of our retired ex race horses during your stay please let us know and will be happy to introduce you to the residents, for racing fans you may recognise some of them!

We love welcoming guests with horses, whether you are coming down to partake in local eventing, dressage, point out point or just a family holiday, we would love to welcome you.

For more information about bringing your horse on holiday and our livery options, please call us on 01237 238 967 or email Rich on [email protected]


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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
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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