Welcome to West Down Farm B&B Guest House accommodation in North Devon

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We offer superb B&B guest house holiday accommodation in Glorious North Devon, with Exmoor National Park and the market towns of Barnstaple, Torrington and Bideford and superb Atlantic beaches at Woolacombe, Croyde, Saunton Sands and Westward Ho! all  within easy reach.

Enjoy tea and fresh home baked cakes with our compliments on arrival at our B&B guest house, to help you relax after your journey to North Devon.

Our en-suite B&B Guest House holiday accommodation in North Devon is tastefully furnished and has all the fine touches that you would expect to find in a farm guest house. Two ground floor rooms have been added – one with an en-suite wet room – suitable for disabled guests or those with restricted mobility requiring wheelchair accessible accommodation. This makes West Down an ideal holiday venue providing holiday accommodation with disabled facilities.

Special Offers

We are pleased to offer a series of seasonal bargain breaks throughout the year to tempt you to visit our B&B Guest House in North Devon.

Why not treat yourself to a Spring / Summer one week break? These are particularly popular in early Spring and late Summer when the crowds are yet to arrive or have departed. This leaves you to explore North Devon at your leisure while the weather is likely to be warm and pleasant.


Food & Menus: West Down is a small, friendly Highly Commended Farm Guest House with AA 4 Star Gold Award, and Dinner Award. We are passionate about the food that we serve and being able to use seasonal fruit, vegetables and herbs from our own gardens. These are used fresh when in season or directly from our freezers out of season.

an area of outstanding natural beauty...

Many of our repeat guests come to our North Devon B&B guesthouse to unwind and enjoy excellent food in a relaxed atmosphere, in an area of outstanding natural beauty.  Our guest house is surrounded by stunning scenery, and just a short drive from the beaches and moors in this un-spoilt part of the West Country. With so many things to see and do in North Devon, you will be spoilt for choice.

West Down is an award winning B&B guest house which offers friendly, excellent value bed and breakfast accommodation for your North Devon holiday or short break.

We are AA **** Gold Award rated and have been awarded the AA Dinner Award every year since 1997. We have recently won the North Devon Super Service Award and North Devon Best Guest House Award. Our meals are freshly prepared using produce from our own farm gardens wherever possible, with meat and fish from trusted local North Devon suppliers.

Guest Reviews

Some of the lovely comments our guests leave us

A welcome break. Excellent meals & hospitality where we always feel at home. The added bonus of good weather to enjoy the lovely garden too.

Kath & Jim ( June 2021) Previous Guest

Marvellous return trip! As always a superb stay with wonderful hospitality& amazing meals. Thank you very much.

Sally & Paul (June 2021) Previous Guest

Thank you very much Brenda & Roger for a very enjoyable week, as always you did us proud & every thing perfect, West Down is the right place to come and re charge the batteries.

Barb and Mike (June 2021) Previous Guest

Definitely no need to go out when you have this quality food and good company to enjoy.

Mary H (March 2020) Previous Guest

I've been going to West Down for many years and can honestly say I have NEVER had the urge to go out and eat somewhere else. Why would I when the food is so good?

Margaret L (March 2020) Previous Guest

West Down evening meals are amazing, best home cooked food, served in an ambiance with greatest of host. Brenda also caters for those with special diets!

Christine & David (March 2020) Previous Guest

Great hospitality and food as always. We really appreciate the extra work Brenda has done for 'Covid 19' regulations. Thank you for a lovely week.

Paul & Chincia (September 2020) Previous Guest

Another great holiday (despite the 'virus'). Excellent food and superb hospitality. Thanks once again.

Jennifer & John (September 2020) Previous Guest

A million thanks - lovely to be waited on and feel so comfortable in your home and company.

Keith & Jess (Feb 2020) Previous Guest

Brenda, you're a super woman. Roger a gent. Enjoyable two nights, will be back again and will pass the good word around.

Marilyn & Fred (Feb 2020) Previous Guest

Couldn't have asked for more, a lovely home, warm & relaxing - just what I needed. Beautiful breakfast, enjoyed watching the birds too! Your love and care to do the best for your guests shines through. Thank you so much.

Sonia (Jan 2020) Previous Guest

Thank you Brenda & Roger, we have enjoyed our stay with you, comfy bed, super food & great company - what more could we ask for?

Peter & Linda (October 2019) Previous Guest

Thank you so much for a wonderful week's holiday. 5 * Room setting, company, meals, fantastic !!! Hope to visit again.

Mary & Arthur (October 2019) Previous Guest

We really enjoyed our stay. Wonderful place, joyful time and pleasant company. Thank you and may Good Bless you !!

Gyala, Marta and Margaret (October 2019) Previous Guest

Thank you for all the little kindnesses and thoughtfulness that make your home such a special place to stay in.

David & Jane (September 2019) Previous Guest

Thank you so much for a wonderful time. So generous, comfortable and Brenda's home cooked meals are simply delicious. Roger's personality is magic.

Heather & Margaret (September 2019) Previous Guest

What a breath of fresh air - Heaven. Thank you so much Brenda & Roger. Lovely meals, lovely company, Great atmosphere.

Trevor & Paula (August 2019) Previous Guest

Had a lovely stay, beautiful surroundings and such a cosy room, everything we could possibly need.

David & Karen ( August 2019) Previous Guest

Thank you once again for a brilliant stay. Everything perfect in every way.

Derek & Rowena (July 2019) Previous Guest

Very comfortable and friendly place to stay. Delicious breakfast, perfect short break..

Helen & Andrew (July 2019) Previous Guest

Roger's entertainment in the evening won't be forgotten. Brenda's food was fantastic and delicious, no faults with anything.

Tom, Andrew & Daph. (July 2019) Previous Guest

Thanks once again for a marvellous stay and amazing company. Everything brilliant as usual.

Barbara & John (June 2019) Previous Guest

Thank you Brenda and Roger for your warm hospitality and lovely food! It's our first visit & look forward to seeing you again.

Carol and Paul (June 2019) Previous Guest

Each visit seems to get better and better! Thank you Brenda and Roger for another super stay. Look forward to another stay.

Pam and Gordon (June 2019) Previous Guest

News from our Blog

Announcing the sad death of roger

It is with the greatest of sadness that we have to announce the passing of Roger after a short stay in Hospital on August 26th aged 78 years. Beloved Husband of Brenda, Father of Mandy, Polly & Amy and his 3 son-in-law’s. Devoted Grandad to […]

birds and bees at North Devon B&B guest house near Umberleigh are well looked after

It is time for the birds and bees at North Devon B&B Guest House near Umberleigh !! One of Roger’s daily chores at West Down bed and breakfast, guest house is to make sure that the feathered visitors are well catered for. This ensures that […]

AA Quality Awards Over The Years at Devon B&B Guest House Outside Barnstaple

AA Quality Awards Devon B&B Guest House Outside Barnstaple. Brenda and Roger’s continued commitment to quality has been recognised once again by AA. They have been awarded the AA Four Gold Star award for 2021 in the Farmhouse Accommodation category and the Breakfast and Dinner […]

Preparations for May 17 reopening well underway at Devon B&B Guest House

As May 17 draws ever nearer work continues at West Down B&B Guest House getting ready to welcome new and old guests back to North Devon for a welcome break after all the trials and tribulations of the Corona Virus pandemic and lockdowns. Roger and […]

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