Beam House
Devon, England

for international students

  • Beam House for International Agents

About Beam House

Beam House is a 17th century manor house in a beautiful wooded valley near the coast of North Devon, bordered on three sides by the river Torridge. It’s not far from the beach and surf school at Westward Ho!, so it’s an ideal place for students who want to go bodyboarding or learn to surf. 

All the other adventure activities are on your doorstep in the centre grounds and students enjoy comfortable accommodation in the cosy mansion house.

  • Bristol airport - 2 hours
  • Heathrow airport - 3½ hours


Groups are accommodated in the 16th century mansion house

  • Students – Rooms with bunk beds sleep 8-16 with showers and toilets located close by
  • Party Leaders - Twin and triple en suite rooms



  • Disco / communal area
  • Party Leaders' lounge
  • Shop
  • Drying room

Activities available

Students participate in an exciting range of adventure activities including surfing and bodyboarding at the surf school at Westward Ho!, a short coach ride from the centre - all supervised by experienced English-speaking instructors.

These activity sessions give your students ideal opportunities to develop fluency and conversational English as they interact with their instructors, peers and the other guests on centre.

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


Healthy food, lots of choice
We’ll give your group plenty of choice at mealtimes and can provide advice on the different options available.

Balanced nutrition
Our meals are all freshly prepared and come with fresh fruit at every meal and our salad bar at lunch and dinner. If they’re still hungry, no problem, we can always provide extra portions.

Support for dietary needs
If any members of your group have special dietary requirements, just speak to a member of our friendly catering team and let us take care of any special requests you may have.

Our high standards
You can be assured that we maintain the highest standards in all areas of our catering facilities. Our dining rooms are well equipped, with friendly and helpful staff available to support the needs of your group. We strive to ensure a great dining experience for all our guests.

Sample Day

Sample day for International Students at Beam House
Schedule Activities
07.00 - 09.00 Get up, get ready and fuel up for the day ahead
09.15 - 12.30 Activity sessions
12.30 - 14.00 Hot lunch on centre
14.15 - 17.30 Activity sessions
18.00 - 19.00 Time to eat again - a different menu each day
19.00 - 21.00 Evening social programme organised by our English-speaking staff. Students mix with English speaking children and develop their language skills
22.00 Time for bed - back to our comfortable accommodation