"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

Forecast for Wednesday 24 April

06:00


Chance of rain 74%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
E
Pressure 989
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 83%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 990
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
S
Pressure 991
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
S
Pressure 992
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 993
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SE
Pressure 993
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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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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