A 40 minute drive from Dartmouth is the stunning sandy beach of Bigbury on sea, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and joined by causeway to the iconic Burgh Island.
Shallow water for paddling and rock pools for exploring. Bigbury on Sea is a popular family beach and great for windsurfing and kite surfing too. There is a beach shop and cafe close by and on site parking.
Lifeguards are on site May - September.
Visit Burgh Island by unique sea tractor or walk across the causeway at low tide. There is also a Venus cafe serving organic and local food.
The Beach Awards are sponsored by: Venus Company.
Bigbury beach also has Beach Wheelchairs available to hire from the Venus Cafe – so everyone can enjoy the sea
- First Aid Room
- Lifeguards (May - September)
- Shower facilities
- Disabled access to the beach
- Toilets for Disabled Visitors
Parking & Transport
- On site parking - easy access to beach from car park.
- Beach side refreshment kiosk
- On-Site café/restaurant
Map & Directions
By Car: Take the B3392 from the A379. Follow signs to Burgh Island and Bigbury-on-Sea. Car Parks located next to the beach. All day parking charge amount depends on time of year.
Public Transport Directions
Accessible by using the South West Coastal Foot path.
- Beach Awards Blue Flag Award 2010
|open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)|