The Beach Guide

Bigbury on Sea (North) Beach

Bigbury on Sea (North) Beach - Devon

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A large, sandy beach, with plenty of facilities, located between the rivers Avon and Erme in South Devon. Safe swimming, rock pools and the intriguing Burgh Island, which can be accessed via a causeway at low tide, or a unique 'sea tractor' at high.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dog ban in force

Dogs are banned from the beach itself. dog bins are provided.

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Pub nearby

    Nearest town



    TQ7 4AS

    OS grid ref.

    SX 6503 4423

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating


    Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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