Beam House
North Devon

for secondary schools

About Beam House

For secondary school groups that enjoy surfing and boarding, Beam House activity centre is a great choice! Located close to the beach and surf school at Westward Ho!, Beam House is perfectly placed to make the most of the beautiful coastal environment that surrounds the centre.

As well as surfing and bodyboarding, there’s plenty for the land-lovers too. There’s an exciting range of land-based adventure activities in the centre grounds and the chance to enjoy the breathtaking views on a stretch of the South West Coast Path.

There’s plenty of adventure in the centre grounds too. Your students will learn to challenge themselves, try something new and celebrate their achievements together as they tackle each adventure activity under the expert guidance of our experienced instructors at Beam House.

Comfortable accommodation is provided in our cosy mansion house.


Main House

  • Students - Rooms with bunk beds sleep 8-16, with toilets and showers close by
  • Teachers - Twin and triple en suite rooms


  • Disco / communal area
  • Teachers’ lounge
  • Shop
  • Drying room
Beam House Interactive Centre Map for Secondary Schools

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Activities available

Engaging children to learn through adventure is what we're all about. Our adventure activities are designed to motivate, build confidence and encourage development.

All activity sessions are led by our well trained, enthusiastic instructors who know exactly how to make the most of the challenges and opportunities each activity presents.

The full list of activities available at Beam House is featured below.
Each evening there'll be a lively evening entertainment programme to enjoy too, so everyone is kept busy right up until bedtime!

See the evening entertainment available at Beam House

Select an activity for a full description


Balanced, great-tasting meals
We’ve got plenty of hot and cold food options for your students to choose from and all our meals are freshly cooked at every mealtime.

Soup and salad – a meal in itself
Our salad bar is always busy at mealtimes and provides a wide choice of healthy, nutritious salad choices for your group. There’s also homemade soup available every day and lots of fresh fruit – they can help themselves!

For the more particular
We’ll do our best to cater for any dietary requirements your students may have. Our catering team will always find something to suit. For those students who just want a bit more, just ask us – we always have extra food available.

Taking pride in what we do
Providing great food in a pleasant and well-maintained environment is important to us. We want to ensure your dining experience is as good as we can make it and we work hard to ensure you have everything you need.

Sample Day

Sample day for Secondary Schools at Beam House
Schedule Activities
07.00 - 09.00 Get up, get ready and fuel up for the day ahead
09.15 - 12.30 Morning activities - usually 2 sessions with a 15 minute refreshment break
12.30 - 14.00 Dry off & clean up. Time for a fresh & tasty two-course hot lunch
14.15 - 17.30 Afternoon activities - 2 exciting sessions with a 15 minute refreshment break
18.00 - 19.00 Time to eat again - a different menu each day
19.00 - 21.00 Talent shows, campfires, quizzes and more. The evening entertainment programme keeps you laughing until bedtime.
21.00 / 21.30 Bedtime. Catch up on some zzz's and prepare to do it all over again tomorrow!