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Lost Village of Hallsands

Address: South Hallsands, TQ7 2EY, England
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Ranked #370 of 436 Attractions in Devon
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks
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Okehampton, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We came here about 5 yrs ago and enjoyed reading about how mankind can be so stupid and have no regard to nature and the environment and cruel to local people When will stop interfering with natural forces?.But what has happened now.We found the hotel gone and it was all renovated and closed holiday flats how sad, so we could... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

Well, how interesting. My family and I are on holiday this week and were looking for something to do. The weather cold but clear, this was perfect. I thought this a very sad but interesting story. Very narrow lanes, as seems to be the norm

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Chipperfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

My husband and myself drove through extremely narrow lanes in Devon to reach the deserted village of Hallsands. Although you are not allowed to actually walk into the village, there is now a viewing platform where you can see quite a lot of the deserted village for yourself. The story is absolutely fascinating. In 1897 a dredger began removing shingle... More 

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