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Place Category: Beaches
Bigbury-on-Sea beach is a large sandy beach, with some shingle mix. The beach is popular with surfers, windsurfers, kitesurfers and swimmers and great for traditional children beach games with shallow water is ideal for paddling.
Just 250 yards offshore is Burgh Island, which is accessible across the causeway at low tide. Walk across at low tide or take the big-wheeled tractor ride.
Facilities include car park, shops, food, toilets.
Dog restricted areas.
Bigbury on Sea Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain on Friday through Wednesday, with temperatures peaking at 20°C on Sunday.Mostly cloudy until afternoon.Today's Forecast
13->191% 48% 0 mph
5:18 am 9:09 pmClear throughout the day.Thursday, May 25th
13->180% 11% 11 mph
5:17 am 9:10 pmLight rain overnight.Friday, May 26th
14->1951% 19% 12 mph
5:16 am 9:11 pmLight rain in the morning.Saturday, May 27th
13->1866% 74% 4 mph
5:15 am 9:12 pmRain starting in the evening.Sunday, May 28th
11->2079% 70% 5 mph
5:14 am 9:13 pmLight rain in the morning and afternoon.Monday, May 29th
11->1778% 100% 5 mph
5:13 am 9:15 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, May 30th
10->1835% 84% 9 mph
5:13 am 9:16 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Wednesday, May 31st
9->1471% 97% 7 mph
5:12 am 9:17 pm
Bigbury on Sea Beach Tide Times
Bigbury on Sea Beach Water quality
Samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
Photos from around the surrounding area