Bigbury on Sea

Bigbury on Sea

  • Beautiful sandy beaches
  • Sea tractor to Burgh Island
  • Golf course
  • Ideal for coastal walking

Situated in Bigbury Bay on the South Devon Coast in the heart of an area of outstanding natural beauty, Bigbury on Sea offers the ideal family holiday; wonderful safe sandy beaches with historic Burgh Island and its unique sea tractor for crossing to and from the mainland when the tide is in...

Burgh Island has a wonderful art deco hotel which was used as the setting of two Agatha Christie novels. Agatha Christie lived in the South Hams just outside Dartmouth - Bigbury on Sea is one of South Devon best coastal locations for spectacular coastal walks, windsurfing, canoeing and with a good golf course nearby.

Bigbury on Sea is surrounded by magnificent sandy, safe beaches that are patrolled by RNLI lifeguards throughout the summer, making them well suited for family bathing. At high tide the sea joins up around the famous Burgh Island and a sea tractor is used as a ferry backwards and forwards.

For places to stay in Devon, as a base from which to visit Bigbury on Sea and the surrounding area, please see: Country House Hotels in Devon , Coastal Hotels in Devon , Spa Hotels in Devon , Bed & Breakfasts in Devon or Self-Catering Cottages in Devon

Other nearby beaches includes Sedgewell Sands - popular for famililes with plenty of space at low tide. These sands run along the river bank of the picturesque Avon Estuary. Bantham Beach on the other side of the estuary is a large well favoured sandy beach with both sand dunes and rock pools. Ayrmer Cove, which is a small beach for when a quieter location is desired, is great for rock pooling too and in times gone by was used by smugglers....

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