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Place Category: Beaches
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.
Bigbury on Sea Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain on Sunday and next Wednesday, with temperatures peaking at 20°C on Sunday.Mostly cloudy throughout the day.Today's Forecast
15->190% 86% 10 mph
6:18 am 8:21 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Aug 24th
14->181% 62% 7 mph
6:19 am 8:19 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Friday, Aug 25th
13->181% 70% 3 mph
6:21 am 8:17 pmPartly cloudy until evening.Saturday, Aug 26th
14->203% 46% 3 mph
6:22 am 8:15 pmLight rain in the morning.Sunday, Aug 27th
14->2018% 32% 5 mph
6:24 am 8:13 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Monday, Aug 28th
14->192% 43% 10 mph
6:25 am 8:10 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, Aug 29th
15->189% 59% 9 mph
6:27 am 8:08 pmLight rain until evening.Wednesday, Aug 30th
13->1631% 63% 9 mph
6:28 am 8:06 pm
Bigbury on Sea Beach Tide Times
Bigbury on Sea Beach Water quality
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.
Photos from around the surrounding area