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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 7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 18°C on Monday.Light rain and breezy in the morning.Today's Forecast
11->1635% 73% 9 mph
7:01 am 7:18 pmLight rain starting in the evening.Friday, Sep 22nd
10->1623% 49% 14 mph
7:03 am 7:16 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Saturday, Sep 23rd
13->1717% 44% 13 mph
7:04 am 7:13 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon.Sunday, Sep 24th
13->1632% 90% 9 mph
7:06 am 7:11 pmLight rain in the morning.Monday, Sep 25th
12->1830% 75% 4 mph
7:07 am 7:09 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, Sep 26th
12->177% 53% 2 mph
7:09 am 7:07 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, Sep 27th
13->1713% 95% 12 mph
7:10 am 7:04 pmRain throughout the day.Thursday, Sep 28th
14->1642% 99% 10 mph
7:12 am 7:02 pm
Bigbury on Sea Beach Tide Times
Bigbury on Sea Beach 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.
Photos from around the surrounding area