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Bigbury Golf Club

Bigbury-on-Sea,

nr Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7 4BB

  • Office

    +44 (0)1548 810 557
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1548 810 412
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1548 810 207
  • Golf pro

    Nigel Blenkarne (Director of Golf)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside and riverside (River Avon).

  • Designer:

    J.H. Taylor

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6061
5896
5568
Par
70
70
72
SSS or slope
69
68
72

Location

Latitude:

50.290888

Longitude:

-3.874741

How to get there:

16 miles SE of Plymouth

Turn off the A379 Kingsbridge - Plymouth road near Modbury onto the B3392, direction Bigbury-on-Sea. After 3 miles follow the B3392 through the village of Bigbury to golf course, which will be on your left.

Bigbury Golf Club

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.

Est. 1923

Bigbury Golf Club enjoys a fine reputation as a very scenic and enjoyable coastal course in the beautiful South Hams area of South Devon. The course is known for its spectacular sea, river and countryside views and its open and undulating layout.

The club literature says : "Bigbury is a beautiful cliff-top 18-hole course overlooking the sea. It's an ideal holiday course; challenging enough for low-handicappers but not too daunting for the holiday maker. The course, which is playable all year round, provides outstanding views with Dartmoor to the north, the winding river Avon running near a number of holes and breathtaking scenes of Bantham beach and Burgh island".

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Worth checking ahead to ensure tee-time availability. Handicap certificates preferred.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Sept): £38.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Limited

Did you know?

The village of Bigbury-on-Sea is situated in Bigbury Bay on the South Devon Coast in the heart of an area of outstanding natural beauty. This always popular holiday destination offers ideal family holidays, with wonderful safe sandy beaches. Facing the village is historic Burgh Island and it's unique sea tractor for crossing to and from the mainland when the tide is in. The area is also one of South Devon's best locations for spectacular coastal walks, windsurfing and canoeing, with Bigbury and Thurlestone golf courses nearby.

Where2Stay

  • Burgh Island Hotel

    Bigbury-on-Sea, South Devon TQ7 4BG

    +44 (0)1548 810 514

    Visit website

    Set on its own tidal island, the Burgh Island Hotel is a unique English Art Deco hotel. Built in 1929, extended in 1932 and completely restored to its original ‘30s glamour, the Burgh Island Hotel is a retreat like no other. History is present in every aspect of your stay, hand in hand with 21st century standards of service and facilities.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Bigbury

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Thurlestone; Dartmouth.

  • The Henley Hotel2-star

    Folly Hill, Bigbury-on-Sea, South Devon TQ7 4AR

    +44 (0)1548 810 240

    Visit website

    The Henley, a well-appointed and comfortable 2-star hotel, was originally built as a holiday cottage during Edwardian times and still retains the cosy atmosphere of a private home rather than a hotel.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Bigbury

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Thurlestone; Dartmouth

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