Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Westward Ho! within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Westward Ho, coast vil., Northam par., Devon, on E. side of Bideford Bay, 3 miles NW. of Bideford; P.O., T.O.; was founded about the year 1867, and has risen rapidly in favour as a watering-place, for which it possesses many facilities, including a fine beach of firm sands, spacious baths, a hotel, and numerous villas and lodging houses. Westward Ho College (opened in 1873) is a military school. Northam Burrows here form excellent links for golfing.