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Burgh Island, Devon

Burgh Island
Burgh Island is a small island located near to the village of Bigbury-on-Sea in Devon, England. The island is close to the mainland and can be reached by foot during low tide. At high tide a sea tractor provides access. Burgh Island is home to an art deco hotel , built in 1929 upon the ruins of an old monastery. The island was the setting for two Agatha Christie novels ‘And Then There Were Non’ and ‘Evil Under the Sun’. There is a network of footpaths criss-crossing the island, making it a popular destination for hikers.

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Bristol Channel
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Exmoor
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The Battle of Basing - 0871, 1st British Colonists reach New Zealand - 1840, Spanish Steamer Sinks SS Northfleet - 1873, Battle of Isandlwana - 1879, Queen Victoria dies - 1901, Ramsay MacDonald becomes Britain's 1st Labour PM - 1924, BBC Broadcasts 1st live Football Commentary - 1927, Public Sector Strike Begins - 1979, Space Invaders Hit UK - 1979
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