Beam House
North Devon

for secondary schools

About Beam House

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 an exciting range of land-based adventure activities in the centre grounds.

Students 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.

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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

Explore the facilities, accommodation and activities in our virtual tour.

Beam House Virtual Tour for Secondary Schools

Activities available

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. Every evening there's also a lively entertainment programme to enjoy, so everyone is kept busy right up until bedtime!

See the evening entertainment available at Beam House

Select an activity for a full description


Enjoyable mealtimes with nutritious and tasty food.
Our meals are freshly prepared, balanced and will give your students plenty of energy to keep them going throughout the day.

  • A mix of hot and cold meals with vegetarian options
  • Self-service salad bar
  • Fresh fruit with every meal
  • Allergies, intolerances and special diets catered for - see our Teacher Guide
  • Support for fussy eaters - see our Parent Guide

Sample Day

Schedule Activities
07.00 - 08.50 Get up, get ready and fuel up for the day ahead with a hearty breakfast.
08.50 - 12.00 Morning activities - 2 sessions with a 10 minute break in-between.
12.00 - 13.50 Enjoy a fresh and tasty two-course hot lunch and some free time.
13.50 - 17.00 Afternoon activities - 2 sessions with a 10 minute break in-between.
17.00 - 19.00 Time to eat again - a different dinner menu each day.
19.00 - 21.00 Discos, campfires, quizzes and more - our evening entertainment programme keeps everyone engaged until bedtime.
21.00 / 21.30 Bedtime. Catch up on some zzz's ready to do it all again tomorrow!