Where is there to eat out locally?
Make sure you check availability & crucially this summer book ahead!
The Pickwick Inn, St Anns Chapel – 01548810310
The Journeys Inn, Ringmore – https://www.thejourneysendinn.co.uk 01548810205 Booking Essential.
The Pilchard Inn – pub takeaway, Burgh Island – https://www.burghisland.com 01548810514
The Oyster Shack, The Tidal Road – https://www.oystershack.co.uk 01548810876
Fryer Tucks Takeaway, Challaborough Bay 01548810425
Venus Cafe Takeaway, Bigbury-on-Sea https://www.lovingthebeach.co.uk/bigbury-on-sea/ 01548 810 141
The Modbury Inn, Modbury http://www.themodburyinn.com 01548 831 230
The Fisherman’s Rest, Aveton Gifford https://www.thefishermansrest.co.uk 01548550284
Bigbury Golf Club – https://www.bigburygolfclub.co.uk/catering_and_events 01548 810 557
Twenty Seven by Jamie Rogers https://twentyseven.restaurant 0154885288847
Lobster Pod Bistro, Hope Cove https://www.lobster-pod.co.uk 01548802137
Cool Beans Coffee Shop – Modbury www.coolbeanscoffeebar.co.uk 01548 830 022
Where are the closest beaches?
Cockleridge & The Avon (dogs are allowed) – accessible by footpath when the tide is in, or a walk from Bigbury beach when the tide is out
Bigbury-on-Sea – dog restrictions on part of beach. Lifeguards operating summer 2020 https://rnli.org/find-my-nearest/lifeguarded-beaches/sedgewell-cove-beach . Beach Barista coffee served on the beach on sunny days https://www.facebook.com/beachbaristauk/
Challaborough Bay – dog restrictions in summer – Busy beach location next to the static caravan site. Fish & Chips and ice creams right by the beach.
Ayrmer Cove, Ringmore (dogs are allowed) absolutely no facilities – National Trust Car Park and footpath through Smugglers Lane or walk on coast path from Challaborough https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ringmore-and-kingston/trails/ringmore-to-ayrmer-cove-walk
Westcombe -(dogs are allowed) a long and steep walk on the coastal path Or enjoy the circular walk from Kingston village https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ringmore-and-kingston/trails/hoist-point-walk
Wonwell (dogs are allowed) – VERY limited parking down a narrow lane!
Bantham – Plenty of parking. Eating options – Gastrobus takeaway, The Sloop Inn and The Village Stores café. Seasonal passenger ferry crossing the river Avon from Bantham slipway to Cockleridge Ham (Bigbury-on-Sea). Operates between 10am-12noon and 2pm-4pm every day in the season. £4/ person/ each way. http://banthamestate.co.uk/getting-here/getting-here-1
How can we make the most of our stay?
Book a surf lesson, hire surf equipment at the beach, buy hoodies & towels, watch the surfing tips online! – www.discoverysurf.com 01548810535
Discovery Surf – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TK4X99h180w Don’t take our word for it- look at their youtube channel!
Unwind – Beauty, massage, skin care and hair salon www.unwindinbigbury.co.uk 01548810000 – you must book in advance
Book a golf lesson or bring your own clubs! www.bigburygolfclub.co.uk 01548810557
Buckets, spades & souvenirs? bigburybeachshopdevon.co.uk
Want to buy your own specialist surfing kit? https://www.trioceansurf.co.uk
Forgotten something crucial or top up on outdoor or camping kit whilst your in the area? See Ashby’s at East Charleton or Salcombe road. https://ashbysonline.co.uk/home/
3-xploredevon.co.uk South Devon e-Bike Hire, Sales & Service 01548 859 745
Avon estuary walk – 7.5m circular walk https://www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/portfolio_page/the-avon-estuary/
Guided swims from Coast to Coast Water Safety – try the Bantham Swoosh or a Burgh Island swim. Organise your own tour for join a scheduled swim – https://www.coasttocoastwatersafety.co.uk/swim-ventures
How can we check the surf before we come?
If you want to check the surf before you come look at the Bantham webcam – located on Mount Folly Farmhouse