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Superb beaches

We stayed at a house overlooking the main beach which gave glorious views and spectacular sunsets... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Stain Glass Window Views

I'm not a big fan of photos, selfies or phone videos. I prefer to capture a moment in my mind... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chris F
London, United Kingdom
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Marine Drive, Bigbury-on-Sea TQ7 4AS, England
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All reviews burgh island pilchard inn low tide great beach car park rock pools venus cafe both sides dogs allowed narrow lanes on duty beach shop the pub family beach tide times life guards lovely sand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at a house overlooking the main beach which gave glorious views and spectacular sunsets. The tidal range is very changeable and not easy to work out if you wish to explore the sea edge area. The pilchard Inn across the tidal beach was...More

Thank Paulbay2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not a big fan of photos, selfies or phone videos. I prefer to capture a moment in my mind - it's a shutter stock moment but it's rooted in my head. What could be better than the entirely stunning views at Bigbury - the...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love Bigbury on Sea. Beach is endless. Beautiful scenery, wonderful walks. The historic Pilchard Inn provides outdoor seating for a welcome rest to people and dog watch!! Huge expanse of beach for the dog to run freely, ours plods!!! But thoroughly enjoys every moment.

Thank Blaufels
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We were only for the afternoon. There is a large expanse of beach. We walked across to Burgh Island whilst the tide was out. A pleasant afternoon.

Thank Ronald W
Reviewed 3 October 2018

just returned from our touring caravan holiday went to bigbury beach twice , with our dog great place for her to run around and swim . great old pub for a drink the pilchard.

Thank Carol Ann D
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The weather when we visited Bigbury was beautiful and just made the beach look even more spectacular. We arrived to a completely empty car park on the day we went which wasn't surprising as it was a midweek visit. The car park is at the...More

Thank EndlessXplorer
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Probably one of the best beaches in the uk we are now privileged enough to have this on our doorstep.

Thank holidaycouple904
Reviewed 28 September 2018

There are wide stretches of golden sand, suitable for swimming and surfing. One part of the beach is dog free and there are life guards on duty. At low tide you can walk across to Burgh Island and when the tide is in there is...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 26 September 2018

What a view! There are rock pools to explore and a fantastic walk across the beach to the hotel......when the tide is out. We were lucky to have a beautiful sunny day , at the end of September as well!

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Bigbury-on-Sea is perhaps best known for Burgh Island but the beach has its own attraction. The large expanse of sand appears to be well maintained, although it could probably do with some more local places to eat and drink - those on Burgh Island itself...More

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Michelle H
25 September 2018|
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Response from T650DIpeterb | Reviewed this property |
Only at certain times of the year. But I think one side allows them all year round. Sorry didn’t really take much notice of the signs as I don’t own a dog.