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Stunning

It has to be seen to be believed, a stunning beach seems to rise and fall from the sea to provide... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Steppin-owt
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London, United Kingdom
Amazing beach!

Frequently I have visited beaches on the south coast, never before have I been to a beach with so... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
sophiewillis200
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It has to be seen to be believed, a stunning beach seems to rise and fall from the sea to provide access to what then feels like a secret island! We were here in winter & I cannot even imagine how busy this must be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steppin-owt
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Frequently I have visited beaches on the south coast, never before have I been to a beach with so much character. Between the bespoke coffee cart to the wonderful island pub, there was so much to do. The whimsical nature of “the island revealed by...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

We stayed at a house overlooking the main beach which gave glorious views and spectacular sunsets. The tidal range is very changeable and not easy to work out if you wish to explore the sea edge area. The pilchard Inn across the tidal beach was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paulbay2017
Reviewed 20 October 2018

I'm not a big fan of photos, selfies or phone videos. I prefer to capture a moment in my mind - it's a shutter stock moment but it's rooted in my head. What could be better than the entirely stunning views at Bigbury - the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris F
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Love Bigbury on Sea. Beach is endless. Beautiful scenery, wonderful walks. The historic Pilchard Inn provides outdoor seating for a welcome rest to people and dog watch!! Huge expanse of beach for the dog to run freely, ours plods!!! But thoroughly enjoys every moment.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Blaufels
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We were only for the afternoon. There is a large expanse of beach. We walked across to Burgh Island whilst the tide was out. A pleasant afternoon.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ronald W
Reviewed 3 October 2018

just returned from our touring caravan holiday went to bigbury beach twice , with our dog great place for her to run around and swim . great old pub for a drink the pilchard.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carol Ann D
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The weather when we visited Bigbury was beautiful and just made the beach look even more spectacular. We arrived to a completely empty car park on the day we went which wasn't surprising as it was a midweek visit. The car park is at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EndlessXplorer
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Probably one of the best beaches in the uk we are now privileged enough to have this on our doorstep.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank holidaycouple904
Reviewed 28 September 2018

There are wide stretches of golden sand, suitable for swimming and surfing. One part of the beach is dog free and there are life guards on duty. At low tide you can walk across to Burgh Island and when the tide is in there is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mary K
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Michelle H
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Response from T650DIpeterb | Reviewed this property |
Only at certain times of the year. But I think one side allows them all year round. Sorry didn’t really take much notice of the signs as I don’t own a dog.
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