Located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Bigbury-on-Sea is home to South Devon’s largest sandy beach.
With stunning views out over Burgh Island and beyond, Bigbury-on-Sea is a dream location for a family holiday. With disabled access to the beach, this is an idyllic location that can truly be enjoyed by all. Access Burgh Island by foot or by tractor, moving at a speed of four miles per hour through up to seven feet of water. Make the stay more perfect by staying in our Stargazy property, located overlooking the beach with enough room for all the family.
The beach itself has lots to offer throughout the year for all ages. It is home to a variety of water sports for those wishing to try. Hire a board or try a lesson at the Discovery Surf School. Hire a windsurf or paddleboard.
There are lots of options for those wanting to get in the water, with lifeguards on the beach through the summer months. The beach is dotted with rockpools, creating hours of entertainment for those wanting to explore. Dogs are allowed on the beach during the winter months for those wanting a wrapped-up stroll.
For those wanting to explore more of what the South Devon coast has to offer on foot, the South West Coast Path passes through the village, providing ramblers access to Thurlestone, Hope Cove and more.
Further afield, nearby towns such as Dartmouth, Totnes and Kingsbridge can be accessed within a forty-minute drive. Bigbury-on-Sea is a perfect holiday destination for those wanting an idyllic trip, slightly off the beaten track, in a place desired my locals.