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Bigbury-on-Sea Beach

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Address: Marine Drive, Bigbury-on-Sea TQ7 4AS, England

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Well worth a visit, the walk up the island is good and the beach is fabulous. Toilets and a cafe and shop, and for the very wealthy, a hotel!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Christel R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit, the walk up the island is good and the beach is fabulous. Toilets and a cafe and shop, and for the very wealthy, a hotel!!

Thank Christel R
Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk Bigbury to Bantham - just beautiful, gaze out at Burgh Island, spooky or heavenly - depending on your perception. Busy - even in Feb with surfers & paddle boarders. open, clean toilets, nice little cafe, with delicious pasties

Thank sue c
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We love low tide Bigbury in the winter. A lovely way to stretch your legs walking up the Avon river valley. Give Venus pasties a miss and enjoy a coffee looking out to sea. The beach is clean and the dogs can run freely. Recommended

Thank John R
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Although it's winter, on a nice sunny day it's a lovely place for a morning walk. Lots of people walking dogs and small children loving the sandy beach in the sun.

Thank SunshineRob
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely, clean beach with plenty of rock pools at low tide. There is a dog free zone, but in the other 2 areas, they're allowed all year round. Our 2 dogs and 3 year old had a fabulous time!!! Parking isn't free at the main car park, but if you're lucky, then you could get a spot on the lane... More 

Thank Paula H
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Was popping to modbury to stretch our legs and get a cream tea and thought we'd go via Bigbury On Sea. Glad we did as it was a stunning beach! Worth visiting!!!

1 Thank dcdj2016
England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A really beautiful last minute find on our way home today. Dramatic rock formations, rock pools. The dog loved it too!!

Thank Suewinward
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Visited for the first time yesterday. Lovely sandy beach which is dog friendly. Plenty of parking. Café close to beach. Beautiful views up and down the coast and of Burgh Island. Will be back again and next time will cross to the island.

Thank Nicola B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Part of the beach area is dog friendly; the waters are shallow so good for families. You can walk around part of the estuary during low tide and there are footpaths to take you inland. It's possible to walk across to the Pilchard Inn on Burgh Island when the tide's right.

Thank Tommydeharlow
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Bigbury on Sea Beach is amazing lush sandy beaches with an Island to visit plenty of parking but the scenery is something not to be missed when visiting the area.

Thank sealeysue

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