"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Bigbury on Sea (South) Beach

Bigbury-on-Sea South is close to the mouth of the River Avon on the south coast of Devon. The beach is approximately 450 metres wide, and at low tide Burgh Island is accessible across the causeway.

Beach type: Sandy

Nearest town: Bigbury

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SX651440

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Bigbury on Sea (South) Beach

  • Cookworthy Museum (5m)
  • Salcombe Maritime and Local History Museum (6m)
  • Overbecks Museum and Garden (6m)
  • Dartmoor Zoological Park (10m)
  • Saltram House and Gardens (10m)
  • Woodlands Leisure Park (11m)
  • The Green House Visitor Centre (11m)
  • Plym Valley Railway (11m)
  • Plymouth Ski Centre (12m)
  • Drakes Den (13m)

Tourist Information

Modbury
Tourist Information Centre
5 Modbury Court
Church Street
Devon
England
PL21 0QR

Phone 01548 830 159
Email enquiries001@modburytic.org.uk
http://www.visitsouthdevon.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 19 August

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WNW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1021
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1021
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1022
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1024
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:30 BST
(03:30 GMT)
Low Tide
10:43 BST
(09:43 GMT)
High Tide
16:59 BST
(15:59 GMT)
Low Tide
23:15 BST
(22:15 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Tell us what you think about Bigbury on Sea (South) Beach

With a sandy beach at the mouth of the South Devon Avon, Bigbury-on-Sea is connected to Burgh Island, which is just off the beach, by a causeway passable at low tide; At high tide a sea tractor transports passengers to and from the island.

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