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Places to Visit, Things to Do and Days Out in or near Bigbury-on-Sea

Bigbury-on-Sea is in the South Hams district of Devon with a lovely mainly sandy beach. Just off the beach is Burgh Island which at low tide can be reached on foot or via a tractor at high tide. On the island is a private hotel in art deco style,once visited by Agatha Christie, who used the setting for one of her books. There are a few palces to stay in Bigbury mainly B & B's or self catering cottages. Places to Visit in or near Bigbury-on-Sea South Sands and Saltram are listed below.
5 Results In Or Near Bigbury-on-Sea
6.3 miles from the centre of Bigbury-on-Sea
Allister Bishop, South Sands' new Executive Chef recently took the leap of relocating to his original home of South Devon. Encouraged by the knowing lure of fresh beach side produce and divine country living, Allister brings with him decades of experience having been based in London, working at some of the most reputable establishments the city has to offer - Harrods, Le Meridien and Hilton to name but a few. Allister's style is simplistic, understandable and succulent. He believes it is e...
10.8 miles from the centre of Bigbury-on-Sea
Explore Saltram House and Gardens Saltram was originally an 18th century landscape garden, featuring a fine orangery still used to produce a good collection of citrus fruit, and other buildings of the 1770s. Developments in the 19th century have continued to the present day, giving rise to a plantsman´s garden with sheltered pathways offering year round interest. Lots of early spring colour from bulbs and shrubs give way to areas of wild flowers and herbaceous plants underplanting hu...
6.4 miles from the centre of Bigbury-on-Sea
Explore the exotic paradise of Overbeck's Garden Exotic Overbecks Garden has dramatic coastal gardens with glorious views over Salcombe estuary. The warm microclimate encourages rare and tender plants producing a garden of hot colour from July through to September and luxuriant growth. This is an enthusiastic little garden, its steep terraces built in 1901, are stuffed with plants through which the visitor can wander - fuchsia trees, fruiting banana palms, angel´s trumpets, monster ech...
0.3 miles from the centre of Bigbury-on-Sea
With a history that dates back to 1336, The Pilchard Inn is one of the oldest pubs in the country. The inn's patrons were once the local fishermen, as well as the smugglers and shipwreckers who enticed ships to their fate on the rocks locally. Nowadays, customers are from the Burgh Island hotel and the surrounding villages.
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10.8 miles from the centre of Bigbury-on-Sea
Explore Saltram House Saltram House is a remarkable Georgian mansion that features some of Robert Adam´s finest rooms. There are exquisite plasterwork ceilings and some rooms are decorated with original 18th century Chinese wallpaper. The fine collection of paintings includes work by Sir Joshua Reynolds and Angelica Kauffmann. The house also contains fine original period furniture, china, pictures and a doll´s house. The superb 18th century gardens have an orangery, shrubberies, specim...
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