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Burgh Island

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Address: Bigbury-on-Sea, Plymouth TQ7 4BG, England
Phone Number: 44 1548 810514
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really good, but i thought it would be better!!!!! its just my perception food , well I've had better,cocktails £13 a pop,nice though,beds are very comfortable which i would... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2015
Theleggos
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Hay on Wye
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Oxted
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35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

This hotel lives up to all one's expectations, location, ambiance, food, history, if you like art deco then this the place to stay or visit

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Thank Christopher G
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

What a lovely trip with the family and a good walk around the island . Lovely beaches and great tidal areas. There is a pub but busy to get into. With the walk around the island though.

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Thank Jax S
Oxford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Always great to visit Burgh and the hotel is superb but reserved for special occasions It breathes the glamour of the 20's

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Thank MMAllen
Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Anyone visiting the area really should go across to Burgh Island to walk to the top of the hill and see the great views along the coast. The Hotel is strictly for guests only and the pub has an awful sign saying that it is for hotel guests and locals only but they do serve outsiders and on a nice... More 

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Thank peterindevon
England
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Bigbury beach is a simply delightful place and one we’d like to go back to but Burgh Island is a different matter altogether. On a sunny, still day in October we parked up and sauntered across the yellow sand with friends about midday, intent on walking across to Burgh Island and with the idea of sampling the promised delights of... More 

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Thank EnglandEscapee
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

A lovely island BUT the Pilchard Inn has a sign saying Hotel Guests and Locals Only probably the most unfriendly pub I'v ever visited

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1 Thank Geoff M
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Walk over to this lovely little island at low tide and then you have a bracing 45 minute walk over the top of the island and back again. Little pub for your welcome drink. Out of season the car park on the mainland is usually empty although there is a parking charge. If the tide is not out then there... More 

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1 Thank ladlar
Hay on Wye
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

really good, but i thought it would be better!!!!! its just my perception food , well I've had better,cocktails £13 a pop,nice though,beds are very comfortable which i would expect,beautiful scenery and a really nice place to be,it should be at £500 a night,i will go back for another visit. i recommend you go on a Wednesday or the weekend... More 

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Thank Theleggos
Twyford, England, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

This small island is well worth tootling to if you are in the area. We had been exploring parts of the SW Coastal path, but decided to drive down to the island. We were lucky enough to visit on a lovely sunny late September day. The scenery is lovely. Take a picnic over to the island and mooch. It's not... More 

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Thank Bernie L
Bigbury-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

A very nice walk from Bigbury on Sea. A sea tractor is available to access the island when the tide is in. A very good view from the top of the island.

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