your paddlesports destination

Bigbury on Sea to Mothercombe via Burgh island.

Trip Overview

Approximately a 12 mile return journey around spectacular coastline. Countless beautiful coves and beaches only accessible by small boats and kayaks. Once clear of the busy beach at Bigbury, you'll find yourself amongst some of the best rock gardens and sea caves this part of Devon has. If you're a fan of rock hopping, this area won't disappoint!
  • Duration: Day Trip
  • Sport/Activity: Kayaking, Stand Up Paddling, Kayak Fishing, Fishing, Hiking, Snorkeling, Photography
  • Skill Level: Intermediate, Advanced
  • Water Type: Flat/Sheltered Water, Open Water/Ocean, Rock Gardens, Surf
  • Number of Portages: 10
  • Portage Description: Easy beach launches and landings.
This area is known for its big surf. Even in flat conditions expect about a 1ft swell on the coast. If camping, check tides first using Ordnance Survey map, or look for waterlines on the beach.
If conditions aren't good, a radio would be advisable. There is No mobile signal in this location.
Famous for its surf, expect waves at least a foot high.

Locations on this Trip