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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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You get over to the island on a big tractor bus which is so fun! There is a lovely pub called the Pilchard Inn from which you can have a beer and a baguette overlooking the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

Made famous by Agatha Christie and Inch Loss Island this amazing place is cut off from the mainland at high tide (which comes in fast - but not to fear as there is an elevated tractor buggy to bring you safely to the mainland! Art Deco hotel is a pure white palace of joy and restored to it's Agatha Christie... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

You get over to the island on a big tractor bus which is so fun! There is a lovely pub called the Pilchard Inn from which you can have a beer and a baguette overlooking the bay. Then if feeling adventurous, you can venture up-to the top of the island where there is an old lookout fort - with beautiful... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

My wife and I thought it was very snobby. On visiting , saw a sign saying at the pub, hotel residents only or regulars !!. No picnics allowed which we can just about accept. It was very noticeable there was no sight or sounds of sea gulls. Not worth a visit a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I visited with my boyfriend. The scenery was outstanding and the whole island so peaceful. Perfect for a romantic stroll.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

whether you want a day on the beach or a nice walk this is a beautiful place to visit, lovely walk around the island, not short walk but quite steep in places and steps. Bottom car park fills up quickly but there is another car park if you don't mind walking a bit further. Pub on the island for refreshments.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We used to be regular visitors when we were younger spending the six week holiday down in Plymouth spent many a day at bigbury and walking burgh island so was nice to return to do it again

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The place is a time capsule of the art nouveau era. The food is good. The service and attention to detail quite exquisite. We wished we had gone in appropriate togs.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Had a wonderful weekend celebrating with my wife & friends. The staff are so friendly & helpful & the food is excellent. Plenty to do just walking, chilling out with a book, visiting Saltram House & of course a ride on The Sea Tractor. All in all a fabulous weekend.

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I adore this place,visited last week with the other half whilst on holiday in Devon.The tide was out so we walked across the sands.When the tide is in you can get a ride through the water on The Sea Tractor.Many years ago it was only 50p per person,today £2.50.The Pilchard Inn,dated 1336,is very interesting and very old.At one time you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Beautiful island although it is a private hotel you can still access a large part of the island to walk on and if you go to the top the views do not disappoint you .

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Address: Bigbury-on-Sea, Plymouth TQ7 4BG, England
Phone Number: 44 1548 810514
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth

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