Access

The resort and apartment are not suitable for individuals with serious mobility, sight or hearing difficulties.


Access to Resort

A car is necessary to access the resort.

Take the A379 Kingsbridge — Modbury (which is south of the A38 Exeter — Plymouth). At 1.5 miles south east of Modbury take the B3292 to Bigbury-on-Sea and keep going until you reach the sea. See also "How to find us" elsewhere on this website.

On first arrival go to the far side of the public car park, park and then walk down the slipway. Go through the wooden gate on your right to Burgh Island Causeway reception/pool. There are 5 steps up to the reception entrance. Reception will provide you with a gate code and directions to the entrance to the tarmac guest parking. The apartment parking space is marked "5" and is almost directly opposite the guest parking entrance. There is good rear vehicle access. Walk 50 yards west across the car park to the third stair case (1 step up, 8 steps down, then 1 step up to the stair case entrance.) There is low level lighting in the car park and the stairs to the apartment entrance. You will be escorted to number 5. Take the lift to the Ground floor (0). Out of the lift turn left in the hall to the front the door of apartment 5.

Other pages of this website provide links to information on beaches, pubs, shops and restaurants — see "Local activity directory" and "Best things to do" elsewhere on this website. A printed copy of this information is provided at the apartment in the information folder.

The nearest village with a selection of shops is Modbury which is five miles from the resort. Full facilities are available in the town of Kingsbridge some 10 miles from the resort.

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External view of apartmentsAccess on Site

The Burgh Island Causeway apartments are on three floors. There are lifts, with emergency phones, serving all floors. The leisure club is on the ground floor and accessed by a lit concrete path. This path is one step down from the apartment.

Both entrances to the leisure club reception (normally open 10am to 8pm) are accessed via five steps. The leisure club is well lit, carpeted, and has comfortable seating. There is a disabled toilet in the leisure club.

The club has separate male and female changing rooms of a communal nature each with its own shower, WC, washbasins, and benches.

There is single door access to the gym, sauna, and pool. The floor is tiled. There are 6 steps down to the pool. The leisure club cafe facility provides drinks and a displayed menu of meals. Table and sofa seating is provided as is service at a counter or to your table. In good weather refreshments can be taken on the slate terrace.

The 'Warren' area (accesses on foot from the car park) is a large mostly flat area of grassy cliff top which at its southern edge slopes sharply and naturally down to the sea. The leisure club gate provides access to the slipway which itself slopes 25 yards to the large sandy beach. The beach has life guards in the summer.

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View from PatioAccess in Apartment

The apartment is on the ground floor. It is well lit (primarily halogen) with the added flexibility of bedside lights and a standard lamp in the living room. All flooring is tile or bamboo except those in the the bedrooms which are carpeted and a rug in the living room. All doors are single opening (700mm) and on strong springs. All heating can be temperature controlled. The TV/DVD/Hi-if all have remote controls. There is a fire alarm system and two exit routes. One exit is through the large patio area and the other through the apartment front door. Small fire fighting equipment is provided at the apartment.

Full instructions for the resort, the apartment and the equipment in the apartment are located on the coffee table.

Children & dogs are welcome.

There is relaxed seating with room for six people in the living area and two separate sets of tables and chairs; one inside and one on the patio. There is one step down to the large paved patio which is secured by walls and railings.

The double bedroom is en suite to the bathroom. The bath has a support rail and mixer taps. The twin bedroom is en suite to the shower room which has a support rail and thermostatic shower with a 15cm lip.

The apartment floor plan shows the layout of the facilities and you can take a virtual tour of the apartment.

If you require any more information about access please contact us.

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