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Bigbury-on-Sea beach is a large sandy beach, with some shingle mix. The beach is popular with surfers, windsurfers, kitesurfers and swimmers and great for traditional children beach games with shallow water is ideal for paddling.
Just 250 yards offshore is Burgh Island, which is accessible across the causeway at low tide. Walk across at low tide or take the big-wheeled tractor ride.
Facilities include car park, shops, food, toilets.
Dog restricted areas.
- Water Quality
Bathing Water QualityWater samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain on Wednesday through Friday, with temperatures peaking at 14°C on Wednesday.Overcast throughout the day.Today's Forecast
11->1341% 96% 14 mph
7:38 am 4:26 pmOvercast throughout the day and windy starting in the evening.Tuesday, Nov 21st
10->1356% 100% 20 mph
7:40 am 4:25 pmWindy throughout the day and light rain starting in the afternoon.Wednesday, Nov 22nd
12->1484% 90% 29 mph
7:42 am 4:24 pmWindy throughout the day and light rain starting in the evening.Thursday, Nov 23rd
10->1384% 87% 19 mph
7:43 am 4:23 pmOvercast throughout the day.Friday, Nov 24th
8->1082% 100% 9 mph
7:45 am 4:22 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Saturday, Nov 25th
6->959% 93% 12 mph
7:46 am 4:21 pmMostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.Sunday, Nov 26th
4->828% 52% 11 mph
7:48 am 4:20 pmWindy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.Monday, Nov 27th
6->1241% 89% 20 mph
7:49 am 4:19 pm