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Holiday activities in Bigbury-on-Sea

"Highfield" cottage for your South Devon holiday

Sign to Bigbury-on-Sea

Bigbury-on-Sea is a seaside village tucked away at the most southerly part of the South Hams.

Situated between Plymouth (15 miles to the west) and Kingsbridge, Dartmouth and Salcombe to the south and east and Dartmoor to the north.

Bigbury-on-Sea boasts one of the best sandy beaches in Devon, with life guard cover in the season. It has rock pools you can explore and is great for swimming, windsurfing, walking and bird watching.

Highfield holiday cottage is approximately 4 hours from London, 3.5 from Birmingham and 2 hours from Bristol, with easy access via M5 and A38.

Sandy beach at Bigbury-on-Sea

The area is geared up to holidays and there are plenty of local activity centres, sports, etc. for holidays to suit everyone.

The beach is a 5-minute walk away from the holiday cottage. The beach is ideal for children of all ages. Burgh Island lies a few hundred yards along the beach – an island at high tide (accessed by a sea tractor) and walkable at low tide.

Links to holiday activities in the Bigbury-on-Sea area

Burgh Island, Bigbury-on-sea
Pilchard Inn, Bigbury-on-Sea
Bigbury-on-sea web site
Bigbury-on-Sea Surf Shop
Bigbury-on-Sea Surf School
Bigbury Golf Club
Oyster Shack restaurant


Footpath sign to Burgh Island
Bay Cafe
Bigbury-on-Sea beach