"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Bigbury on Sea (North) Beach

Bigbury-on-Sea North 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: Sand

Nearest town: Bigbury

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SX650442

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Bigbury on Sea (North) 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)
  • The Green House Visitor Centre (11m)
  • Woodlands Leisure Park (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 Monday 21 August

06:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
W
Pressure 1022
Humidity 99%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1023
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
S
Pressure 1021
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
06:35 BST
(05:35 GMT)
Low Tide
12:30 BST
(11:30 GMT)
High Tide
18:51 BST
(17:51 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 (North) 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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