AA gold 2018 awardNorth Devon Awards Winner, Best Bed & BreakfastWest Down Guest House, Umberleigh, North DevonNorth Devon Awards Winner, Super ServiceAA dinner 2018 award


Our award winning B&B Guest House offers superb bed and breakfast holiday accommodation. It  is situated in Glorious North Devon between Barnstaple in the north, Bideford to the west and South Molton to the east. It is five minutes from Umberleigh and close to the historical North Devon town of Great Torrington.

We are located in Devon on the fringes of the magnificent Exmoor National Park. A 30 minute drive takes you to the dramatic North Devon coastline with its picturesque towns and villages including Clovelly, Instow, Appledore, Ilfracombe, Lynton and Lynmouth.

Use the Google Map below which shows our location. You can zoom in to locate us exactly and zoom out to help plan your journey. Travel directions are provided below the map.


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Arriving By Car

We are located 32 miles from junction 27 (Tiverton) on the M5. For full directions from your location to West Down Guest House use the AA Route Planner website.

Arriving by Train

The nearest mainline stations are Tiverton Parkway (30 miles) and Exeter St Davids (30 miles). There are local stations at Umberleigh (5 miles) and Barnstaple (15 miles). Follow this link for National Rail Enquiries.

Arriving by Air

There are national/international airports at Exeter and Bristol. Taxis and car hire are available at both which are about one hour’s drive away.

Arriving by Coach

National Express coaches call at Barnstaple and South Molton.

Arriving by Ferry

The nearest ferry port is Plymouth (65 miles)