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Tatihou Island

Ile Tatihou, Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, France
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English first
Deal, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
17 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We have been coming to the music festival for several years and we never tire of the walk/paddle to the island. Seats in the tent are not allocated - so the earlier you arrive the better seat you get ... but the wetter you get on the way over. You can buy a beer at the concert venue but, otherwise,... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

this is a really interesting island with a fascinating museum and garden. The version of the battle against the Brits is unsurprisingly different to the others recorded elsewhere. The little cafe does very good oysters.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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139 reviews 139 reviews
109 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Tatihou is a small fortified island just of the coast in St-Vaast-la-Hougue town. When the tide is low you can walk acros the bay, but when tide rises - there's amphibious vehicle at a hand, to take you to the island. Unfortunately, biggest inconvienence here is that this boat/bus machine departures from the south tip of the marina, when tickets... More

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We went with our 2 kids (3 and 5) at a great low tide, whilst the music festival was on during this summer. Lovely walk, too deep in places for the kids and we had to carry which was fine. It was a lovely hot day, and we'd have loved to have bought some refreshments after our long hot walk.... More

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