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Great views, huge car park!

We were alone on this beach on a very blustery day in January. It looks like this would be a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
G_EvansWales
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Brecon, United Kingdom
Day with the Dogs

Beautiful, clean beach. Lots of friendly people and dogs. Very relaxing. So much space the dogs... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Crockern
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Two Bridges, Devon, UK
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were alone on this beach on a very blustery day in January. It looks like this would be a great place to spend a day in summer.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank G_EvansWales
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, clean beach. Lots of friendly people and dogs. Very relaxing. So much space the dogs could choose to play with others or not. The people too!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Crockern
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

This is probably the most spectacular beach on the south coast in Devon, as the tide comes in Burgh Island becomes surrounded by water and all the beautiful sand disappears until the tide recedes

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 777SarahB777
Reviewed 10 December 2018

It has to be seen to be believed, a stunning beach seems to rise and fall from the sea to provide access to what then feels like a secret island! We were here in winter & I cannot even imagine how busy this must be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Steppin-owt
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Frequently I have visited beaches on the south coast, never before have I been to a beach with so much character. Between the bespoke coffee cart to the wonderful island pub, there was so much to do. The whimsical nature of “the island revealed by...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank sophiewillis200
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We stayed at a house overlooking the main beach which gave glorious views and spectacular sunsets. The tidal range is very changeable and not easy to work out if you wish to explore the sea edge area. The pilchard Inn across the tidal beach was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paulbay2017
Reviewed 20 October 2018

I'm not a big fan of photos, selfies or phone videos. I prefer to capture a moment in my mind - it's a shutter stock moment but it's rooted in my head. What could be better than the entirely stunning views at Bigbury - the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris F
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Love Bigbury on Sea. Beach is endless. Beautiful scenery, wonderful walks. The historic Pilchard Inn provides outdoor seating for a welcome rest to people and dog watch!! Huge expanse of beach for the dog to run freely, ours plods!!! But thoroughly enjoys every moment.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Blaufels
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We were only for the afternoon. There is a large expanse of beach. We walked across to Burgh Island whilst the tide was out. A pleasant afternoon.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Ronald W
Reviewed 3 October 2018

just returned from our touring caravan holiday went to bigbury beach twice , with our dog great place for her to run around and swim . great old pub for a drink the pilchard.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Carol Ann D
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Michelle H
25 September 2018|
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Response from T650DIpeterb | Reviewed this property |
Only at certain times of the year. But I think one side allows them all year round. Sorry didn’t really take much notice of the signs as I don’t own a dog.
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