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Burgh Island Hotel

Burgh Island, BIGBURY-ON-SEA, TQ7 4BG

Burgh Island Hotel is an iconic Devon landmark, set on its own tidal island, surrounded by golden beaches. Built in 1929, extended in 1932 and now restored to its '30s glamour, this was a regular haunt of Agatha Christie, Noel Coward and other glamourous figures of the time. Where the management can establish a real connection, the bedrooms bear the name of a visiting celebrity guest; Jessie Matthews, Josephine Baker, Malcolm Campbell and so on. All rooms are different in design but similar in quality and style. All have WiFi but strictly no TVs (although there is a TV in the library room). Thoughtful extras in the rooms include Burgh Island bespoke toiletries, chocolates and water. Fresh tea or coffee is brought to the rooms each morning at a guest's preferred time. Food served in the restaurant is mainly locally-sourced, and some comes from the hotel's own polytunnel. The hotel also has a billards room, table tennis, spa treatments, a sea water bathing pool, and a rowing boat is available to borrow.

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Tel:01548 810514
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  • Parking: 4 open 18 covered
  • No children under 5yrs
  • Passenger lift
  • Wi-fi

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Croquet
  • Tennis
  • Live entertainment
  • Beauty treatment room Table tennis


  • En-suite rooms: 25
  • Ground-floor rooms: 1
  • Freeview TV available
  • Tea/coffee making 
  • No dogs allowed except guide dogs 


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Use the route planner for your trip

M5/A38 : follow signs to Bigbury on Sea/Burgh Island. Call for parking directions (do not drive over beach)
Nearest station: Totnes

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