Ride the Burgh Island Sea Tractor

Take a ride on this one of a kind feat of engineering- The Sea tractor. It is a unique experience transporting visitors across tides and is the best way to arrive through Burgh Island. Suitable for all ages this tractor is not one you want to miss when in Devon!

Why take a ride on the Sea Tractor?

This third-generation hydraulic sea tractor is the only one in the world- experience stunning coastal scenery on a trip to remember!

Designed in 1969 by Robert Jackson CBE (a pioneer of the nuclear power station programme in the 50s) in exchange for a case of champagne, it is a historic icon. The tractor is the best way to arrive through the surf to Burgh island from Bigbury-on- sea where you can enjoy a drink in the historic Pilchard inn or at the Burgh island hotel.

  • £2 each way per person
  • Dependent on weather conditions

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