Bigbury-on-sea Tourism

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(Not to be confused with Bigbury.) Bigbury-on-Sea is a village in the South Hams district on the south coast of Devon, England. It is part of the civil parish of Bigbury which is centred on a small village of that name about a mile inland. Bigbury-on-Sea village is on the coast above the largest sandy beach in South Devon facing south to Bigbury Bay. The tidal island of Burgh Island lies about 270 yards (250 metres) offshore. At the start of the 20th century Bigbury-on-Sea consisted of a few fishermen's cottages with fish cellars. The village grew with the growth in holidaymaking and now has a beach cafe, and by the mainland side of causeway is the Burgh Island Causeway resort built in 1998 replacing the burnt out fishermen's cottages after a controversial planning application. The resort is made up of privately owned and holiday let flats and a private leisure club with indoor pool and gym. The Devon Coastal Path runs behind the resort. The large sandy beach is very popular for wave and wind based water sports, but it lost its Blue Flag beach status in 2012 due to water quality issues. There are two large car parks with easy access to the beaches and the walk across the sand bar to Burgh Island with its Art Deco Hotel and Pilchard Inn. When the tide covers the sand bar access is by the sea tractor.

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  • Pollution Statistics in Bigbury-on-sea

    Know the pollution level of Bigbury-on-sea before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 23.21 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 38.89 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 30.56 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 14.58 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 30.56 (Low)
  • Bigbury-on-sea: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bigbury-on-sea for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bigbury-on-sea.

    • Burglary and Theft 31.25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30.77 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.85 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 31.25 (Low)
    • Attacks 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.54 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 51.92 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.23 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 46.15 (Moderate)
  • Living in Bigbury-on-sea - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Bigbury-on-sea is 175.91 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 64.36 (High)
    • Climate Index 88.64 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 28.26 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 80.62 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 72.78 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.23 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 102.98 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bigbury-on-sea

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bigbury-on-sea

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.36 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.98 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 50.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 86.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 77.59 USD

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