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Bigbury-on-Sea Beach

Marine Drive, Bigbury-on-Sea TQ7 4AS, England
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Beautiful gem of a beach

This was our family favorite this summer, gorgeous sandy beach that was captivating when the tide... read more

Reviewed yesterday
LSW80
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Wickham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Amazing 360 view

When the tide comes in you can walk through the water to the other side. When the tide is out it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kimberly C
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgh island” (189 reviews)
“pilchard inn” (43 reviews)
“low tide” (46 reviews)
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Marine Drive, Bigbury-on-Sea TQ7 4AS, England
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"burgh island"
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"pilchard inn"
in 43 reviews
"low tide"
in 46 reviews
"great beach"
in 42 reviews
"car park"
in 48 reviews
"rock pools"
in 25 reviews
"venus cafe"
in 20 reviews
"both sides"
in 10 reviews
"dogs allowed"
in 5 reviews
"narrow lanes"
in 10 reviews
"on duty"
in 10 reviews
"the pub"
in 17 reviews
"shallow water"
in 4 reviews
"family beach"
in 5 reviews
"safe bathing"
in 4 reviews
"beach shop"
in 6 reviews
"lovely sand"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our family favorite this summer, gorgeous sandy beach that was captivating when the tide comes in, in both directions! We saw so much sea life, kayak around the island and had just the most wonderful relaxing time, will definitely be back to soak...More

Thank LSW80
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When the tide comes in you can walk through the water to the other side. When the tide is out it makes you feel as if you are walking on the sea floor. I'ts truly an awe inspiring place.

Thank Kimberly C
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have to get down here every time we are on holiday. It’s one of our favourite spots. Plenty of not too expensive car parking and lovely expanse of nice clean beach with great views and facilities. Kids and us always come away having had a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely beach to visit, very clean. Has a café and shop. Ice cream van. You can visit Burgh Island when the tide is high using the sea tractor. When the tide is out you can walk over. The only thing I was disappointed with was...More

Thank goldie963
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good sandy beach with calm seas in the bay. One beach is dog friendly and both have lifeguards on duty Sea is shallow so great for young kids Range of kayaks and Sup boards to hire

Thank craigg164
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the beach on a variable day - some sun, some bits of rain. There’s a good sized car park, the cafe is very good - incl veggie food - toilets are clean. And the beach is fab - check out tide times -...More

Thank CarolineHudsonSmith
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a brilliant day out in Bigbury on sea spent on the beach and also on Burgh Island. The Venus cafe by the beach is great for lunch with children. They do a meal deal with a little toy in the pack which I...More

Thank Zeena W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely sandy beach, perfect for sandcastleswith the added attraction of watching the sea tractor at high tide

Thank eilisWarwickshire
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic beach in Devon. A must visit if your in the area during the summer. The beach is great for familes, the water is clean and clear. A bonus also is the pub on the island that you can walk to at low tide. For...More

Thank Gareth R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my idea of a perfect beach plenty of parking. A nice sandy beach. Burgh island has a tractor that takes people across at high tide.there is a nice walk to the top of burgh island and around its cliffs. Cafes, shops etc. There...More

Thank Linn W
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Martyna G
8 July 2018|
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Response from Moo2277 | Reviewed this property |
We saw lots of dogs
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Joannaheather
13 June 2018|
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Response from Elaine P | Reviewed this property |
Sure can!
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HampshireFreddy
17 March 2018|
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Response from shamwari | Reviewed this property |
Yes but it is restricted and weather dependant. Mainly there for hotel guests so you might not get a ride if wanting to walk round island.
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