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“Fantastic beach with the tide out” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bigbury-on-Sea Beach

Bigbury-on-Sea Beach
Marine Drive, Bigbury-on-Sea TQ7 4AS, England
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic beach with the tide out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

This beach is lovely and provides a few options for the walker. You can go over to Burgh Island and walk around it, or sample the delights of the Plichard pub. Alternatively, staying with the main beach, there is scope for a long and leisurely walk or to watch the sand surfers. There are good facilities (toilets, shops) and quite a bit of parking although this is a little expensive.

Visited February 2013
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English first
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Great Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Great sandy beach but the car parking is poor. That said the beach is great and lots for the kids to do.

Visited July 2012
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Denbury
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 attraction reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Breathtaking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

Really breathtaking - a gusty winter walk across to Burgh Island and up the River Avon - both the wind and the scenery took our breath away! The view from the Huer's hut on Burgh Island is worth the climb up to it, and you can always feel you've earned a drink in The Pilchard Inn afterwards!

Visited December 2012
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Bigbury-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“different every day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

you can visit every day and each visit will be different, depending on the weather, tide, and light. always something going on...surfers, kite surfers, paddle boarder to watch. very very busy in the holidays so visit off season or mid-week if you can...and be prepared to drive on narrow lanes with passing places to get there...practice your reversing before you come down and leave the road rage at home please!

Visited December 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Fantastic views, walks...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

We stayed at The Henley Hotel which was an excellent find. Super place, with super views and the food was excellent...we are coming back soon!

Visited October 2012
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