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Burgh Island

Bigbury-on-Sea, Plymouth TQ7 4BG, England
+44 1548 810514
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“pilchard inn” (48 reviews)
“sea tractor” (46 reviews)
“high tide” (16 reviews)
Bigbury-on-Sea, Plymouth TQ7 4BG, England
+44 1548 810514

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Have visited this little treasure since I was a little girl, and its the same with my mum! A true beauty spot! Will always find time to see our Burgh

Thank Terri-Ann M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Walked along Bigbury beach to get to this island. I wanted to see the hotel,as i watched the Poirot featuring this hotel...Evil under the sun? The hotel looks a little dingy outside,and couldn't go in unless staying there or booked a meal. We did go...More

Thank f0ragergirl
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed overnight in the Beach House and loved it. Stunning views especially watching the sea meet and Burgh become an Island. It's elegant everyone dresses up for dinner. The food is delicious. On Saturday and Wednesday evenings they have music. We went back to...More

Thank Bmoe
Reviewed 8 September 2017

What more can I say, for those of you who have heard of the writer Agatha Christie, this is where she wrote some of her books, beautiful views from the top of the island, there is a pub on the island too, if the tide...More

1  Thank Anne M
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Took our grand daughter here for a visit. Went over on the beach bus which she really liked. On the island itself you really do have to watch children as alot of high edges and falls and ditches. Must be careful

Thank Donna J
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

It is well worth making the effort to get to Burgh Island and climb to the top.The views are fantastic along the coast. There is a public footpath which is very easy to follow. You can park either just above the beach or in the...More

1  Thank Lakeland5
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Arrived at low tide and parked on front, opposite the 'island' cost 2.60 for 2 hours. Short walk down to sand and over to hotel and pub. The sea tractor was parked ready for the tide to rise, but we did not need it. Walked...More

Thank h0lly1974
Reviewed 15 July 2017

this island is just magical... there is a large carpark on the mainland. We had a lovely sunny day and strolled over to the island . A little walk up to the top of the island with stunning views. The hotel is shut to the...More

Thank mistyjill8
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Planned a trip to burgh island to look at the art deco hotel, i was on the understanding from reading about the island online that the hotel was closed to non-residents but that there was a pub in the island that was accessible to visitors....More

Thank Sophie G
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Have visited Burgh Island several times& it never disappoints. Theviews out to see are amazing. There is a pub called The Pilchard Inn but only sells filled bagettes which is disappointing. The Art Deco hotel is not open to non residents. During high tide a...More

Thank 861caroline
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Deborah S
29 October 2015|
Response from Bmoe | Reviewed this property |
The Pilchard Inn serves food and has plenty of character. While we were staying on the island it closed early as the sea tractor couldn't run due to high winds.. Ask the hotel nearer the time re opening hours.
Clare C
27 September 2015|
Response from Bmoe | Reviewed this property |
They have Range Rovers they use when the tide is out.
Graham B
29 June 2015|
Response from Graham B |
Should read "my wife and I "