Set on a private tidal island on the Devon coastline, the Burgh Island Hotel is an iconic art-deco landmark, restored to its ‘30s glamour.
Built as a country retreat by socialite Archie Nettlefold, previous guests include Winston Churchill, Noel Coward and Agatha Christie, who is said to have written Evil Under the Sun in the Beach House…
Location: Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon
Ideal For: Couples or Families
Rooms and Suites
The hotel’s 25 rooms are each an homage to the hotel’s rich history.
From cosy doubles and grand suites each with unique art-deco features, to the infamous Agatha’s Beach House and dog friendly Artist’s Studio for those seeking to indulge in luxurious privacy.
Food and Drink
The Grand Ballroom – a fine-dining experience, guests are invited to wear black tie and enjoy the 12-course tasting menu accompanied by live music.
The Nettlefold – A seafood restaurant with a menu that has been curated to bring the best of the uniquely wild location.
The Palm Court – Lounge by day, cocktail-club by night, guests are invited to enjoy cocktails and afternoon tea in the beautiful atrium
The Pilchard Inn – The Island is also host to an ancient pub that offers delicious home-comforts in a cosy setting.
Facilities and Activities
Along with the beautiful Bantham Beach and the hotel’s Mermaid Pool, daily live music is offered in the Grand Ballroom. For those seeking a one-of-a-kind experience, the hotel offers Murder Mystery Weekends and an annual Valentine’s Ball.
The hotel also offers Island Artist experiences, shark conservation fishing and for those seeking that extra luxury, the hotel is also host to a sauna and spa treatment room.
For those travelling via train, guests are encouraged to travel to Totnes station and then get a taxi to the hotel.
Further information can be found here
Address: Burgh Island Hotel, Bigbury-On-Sea, South Devon TQ7 4BG