Bigbury, Bigbury on Sea, Burgh Island, Devon

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Useful Links

To help visitors we have grouped our links by location and by activity. Whilst we have done our best to ensure that the links below work and are appropriate we are not responsible for any content of the web sites linked to below. One of the best sites to start looking at things to do and see in Devon is VisitSouthDevon.co.uk and for data on South Hams see www.southhams24.co.uk

By Location:

Burgh Island Causeway

Burgh Island Causeway Apartment 5 featured on the Enjoy England website

The BBC Coast series transmitted on Sunday 10 June: Bournemouth to Plymouth mentions Burgh Island and there is some footage of the apartments

There is an Interesting article on the area on Scotland's national website

This is reference to Burgh Island Causeway in the the Wikipedia entry for Burgh Island.

There is a Guardian article on Burgh Island Causeway

The Government "Magic" mapping for Bigbury and Burgh Island Causeway, and it is magic!

Bigbury-on-Sea

Bigbury and Bigbury-on-Sea has a community website with much useful information.

Kingsbridge is the nearest small town and has information around and about Bigbury on its website.

On-line Bigbury News used to have much interesting material about the area but seems to have disappeared from the net.

There is lots of stuff on the BBC about Bigbury-on-Sea

Burgh Island

Modbury

Modbury Tourist Information centre

The history of Modbury and some information about its genealogy

Kate West & Alison Mackenzie's Modbury Town Map

Kingsbridge

Kingsbridge is on the South devon website website and there is a street map on that site

Kingsbridge genealogy and the BBC hometown page for Kingsbridge

Salcombe

The Salcombe information website has lots of useful information.

The Salcombe Wikipedia entry is worth a look.

Devon & Cornwall

The South Devon Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty website has a good overview of the locality

South Hams District Council website

Visit Trevor Burrows Photography - took most of the great pictures on this website

There is a comprehensive guide to Devon museums at DevonMuseums.net

Newton Ferrers genealogy and Community website

LoveMyDevon guide comprises over fifty tips from those in the know, well known chefs, musicians, authors and TV presenters, all experts in their individual fields, as well as Devonians who love living in their county and want to share their insider knowledge. The guide includes everything from favourite pubs, walks, views and beaches to the very best place to tuck-in to an ice cream or great spots to sit and watch the world go by.

www.cornwall-devon.com South Devon 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' for lots of information about Devon — things to do, places to visit.

BBC news in Devon

The official Cornwall tourist Board web site is at www.visitcornwall.com

The South Devon Coastal Path

English Tourist Authority -- Enjoy England

Have you seen Dartmoor lately? Have you noticed that wild, rugged and awesomely beautiful landscape that dominates Devon? Take a closer look from the comfort of your own home (www.dartmoor.co.uk).

Visit Britain national Quality Assurance www.visitsouthwest.co.ukwww.visitbritain.com,www.visitengland.org.uk

Inbritain.co.uk

For the dedicated foodie see the South Hams Food and Drink Association, a vibrant local food group.

Cruise in style on the beautiful River Dart with RiverLink and take a trip to the River Dart Country Park

The Eden Project an absolute must to visit

DevonMuseums.net

Dartmoor National Park

South Devon area of outstanding natural beauty

Information Devon

Discover Dartmoor National Park

Dave Upton Photography

A bit of a trek but worth a visit if you have time — Fowey in Cornwall — check out Fowey tourist information including summaries and descriptions of visitor attractions, events and accommodation in Fowey, South Cornwall. And whilst you are that far down in Cornwall don't miss the Eden Project.

The National trust website has details of their many local attractions

Cornwall guide to the quality attractions — www.theguide-cornwall.co.uk

The English Riviera — South Devon's Beautiful Bay — www.englishriviera.co.uk

By Activity:

Walking

www.drakestrail.co.uk Launched in March 2009, the Drake’s Trail is a network of walking and cycling trails.

Wembury Marine Centre — Rock pool Rambles

The Two Moors Way

www.VisitSouthDevon.co.uk

www.Teignbridge.gov.uk

www.Devon.gov.uk

Walks and Trails through the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (www.SouthDevonAONB.org.uk)

The South West Coast path (www.SWCP.org.uk) and www.SouthWestCoastpath.com

Richard Knight Dartmoor walks and sights RichKni.co.uk

Walks in Haldon Forest park — Forestry Commission

http://www.wfh.naturalengland.org.uk/

Cycling

Devon Cycle Routes (https://New.Devon.gov.uk)

www.drakestrail.co.uk Launched in March 2009, the Drake’s Trail is a network of walking and cycling trails.

The Moorlands Route and the Coastal Route (www.sustrans.org.uk)

Cycling on Dartmoor (www.DiscoverDartmoor.co.uk)

Cycling in Haldon Forest park (www.HaldonForestPark.org.uk)

www.ctc.org.uk

Cycling Hire

Alltrax Plymouth www.alltraxcycles.co.uk

Horse Riding

Horse riding on Dartmoor

Horse riding in Haldon Forest Park (www.HaldonForestPark.org.uk)

Golf

South Devon Golf (www.VisitSouthDevon.co.uk)

Guide to golf courses in Devon.

Water sports

The South West Lakes Trust is the South West's largest conservation and recreation charity. It was created to encourage, promote and enhance sustainable recreation, access, nature conservation and education on and around over 50 inland waters in the South West for the benefit of all.

www.canoeadventures.co.uk

www.MountainWaterExperience.co.uk

www.MarshallSailing.com

www.icc-Salcombe.co.uk

www.SalcombePowerBoats.co.uk

www.SouthSandsSailing.co.uk

www.DiscoverySurf.com

www.SalcombeDinghySailing.co.uk

Wildlife

Arts & Crafts


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