"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Burgh Island Beach

Once a famous pirate haunt, Burgh Island lies adjacent to Sedgewell Cove with two beaches only exposed at low water. The Murray rocks are east of the island and popular with scuba divers. Privately owned and popular with holiday makers and coastal walkers. Great pub and hotel on the island with the owners apparently willing to ferry customers by tractor at high tide.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Bigbury

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SX650438

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Burgh Island Beach

  • Cookworthy Museum (5m)
  • Overbecks Museum and Garden (6m)
  • Salcombe Maritime and Local History Museum (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 Sunday 22 October

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 9mph.
WNW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 73%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1020
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1020
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1021
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:02 BST
(01:02 GMT)
High Tide
08:12 BST
(07:12 GMT)
Low Tide
14:20 BST
(13:20 GMT)
High Tide
20:24 BST
(19:24 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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Once a famous pirate haunt, Burgh Island lies adjacent to Sedgewell Cove with two beaches only exposed at low water. The Murray rocks are east of the island and popular with scuba divers. Privately owned and popular with holiday makers and coastal walkers. Great pub and hotel on the island with the owners apparently willing to ferry customers by tractor at high tide.

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