Seen from a holiday cottage deck, a tidal estuary meanders to the sea through open countryside. Bigbury-on-Sea Holiday Cottages

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Bigbury-on-Sea is an attractive choice for self-catering holidays on the South Devon coast with its stunning sandy beach and enviable location in the heart of an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This charming village has breathtaking views of the River Avon estuary and coast and a lovely selection of pubs and cafes nearby. A stay in a Bigbury-on-Sea holiday cottage would be incomplete without a trip to the village’s wide sand and shingle beach. Dotted with rockpools and blessed with gentle waters, it’s perfect for a day of sandcastle-building, sunbathing and swimming. Kitesurfing, windsurfing and canoeing are popular, and visitors may hire equipment locally. At low tide, a causeway links the beach to one of South Devon’s most distinctive landmarks, Burgh Island. When the tide is high, enjoy a ride to the island on the village’s popular ‘sea-tractor’.

Exterior of a contemporary, slate-roofed holiday age surrounded by a low stone wall.

Introducing Bear Cottage, a charming pet-friendly retreat located near Bigbury on Sea. This beautiful three-bedroom cottage is just a stone's throw away from sandy beaches and the South West Coastal Path. Inside, you can enjoy stylish interiors, underfloor heating, and a cosy log burner. The cottage also boasts a contemporary kitchen fully equipped with Smeg appliances and a master bedroom with an en suite bathroom. Outside, you can relax on the enclosed patio or make use of the private parking. The cottage is also conveniently located near the village shop, making it the perfect base for your seaside holiday in Bigbury. Enjoy comfort and the sheer beauty of the South Devon coast. Book your stay at Bear Cottage now!

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The charming village centre of Bigbury-on-Sea is home to a variety of eateries, many of which overlook the river and sea. Try the Oyster Shack for fresh oysters, crab and lobster or Venus Café, which serves a selection of dishes prepared with local, organic produce. If you fancy a pint of local ale before returning to your Bigbury-on-Sea holiday cottage, head to the Pilchard Inn on Burgh Island, which has been serving fishermen and smugglers for more than 700 years. Bigbury-on-Sea holiday cottages are ideally located for exploring the towns, villages, coast and countryside of South Hams. The Southwest Coast Path meanders along the coast from the village, across spectacular cliff-tops, west to Challaborough Bay and Arymer Cove, and east to Avon Valley. Brixham, Paignton and Torquay are a short drive eastwards along the coast. A short distance to the north is Dartmoor National Park, a unique landscape where peace and solitude are easy to find.