"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 Thursday 21 September

06:00


Chance of rain 86%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1016
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
W
Pressure 1021
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:17 BST
(00:17 GMT)
High Tide
07:38 BST
(06:38 GMT)
Low Tide
13:35 BST
(12:35 GMT)
High Tide
19:49 BST
(18:49 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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