With stunning views and fabulous coastal walks, The Beacon in Bigbury on Sea is the ideal place to spend a family holiday. Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there is something for everyone, young and old. With acres of golden sand, the unique Burgh Island and spectacular views across some of the best South Hams' coastline, you would be hard pushed to find a better location to enjoy a week or two with family and friends.
The Beacon is a comfortable three bedroom converted barn located within half a mile of the beach. The property is one of six others in a small private complex and offers outstanding views of Burgh Island and the surrounding coast. It is laid out in an upside down configuration with the open plan lounge, and dining area situated on the top floor with exposed original beams supporting the pitched ceiling and roof. On the ground floor there are two double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room. and a further twin bedroom. The family bathroom is also located on this floor. Outside there is an enclosed garden and car parking for two cars.
Bigbury on Sea beach offers plenty of opportunities for safe fun particularly if you’ve got children in tow. It is dotted with rock pools, so there’s plenty of creepy-crawly entertainment. While this beach is popular with families, there are a number of facilities and activities available if you’re seeking a bit more excitement on your holiday. There’s a wide and varied selection of water sports available to visitors who prefer their holidays to feature a little adrenaline rush. If you want to try something different from the usual bodyboarding or surfing then windsurfing and kite-surfing are gaining popularity here, with hire facilities located right on the beach. To give you peace of mind, there are lifeguards present at Bigbury on Sea beach during May to September and the beach also has a first-aid room. Dogs are allowed on the beach although they are restricted to certain areas during the summer. Bigbury on Sea beach has been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag in recognition of the beach’s excellent standards, particularly its efforts to make the beach accessible to everyone. It is one of the South Coast's best locations for windsurfing, canoeing and dramatic coastal walks and is, undoubtedly, one of the most stunning beaches in the South Hams. Bigbury’s most famous landmark is Burgh Island, which overlooks the beach itself. The island is accessible at low tide, when the waters reveal a causeway that links it to the beach. However, when the tide is in you can still reach the island by hitching a ride on the popular and unique ‘sea tractor’.