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March 2020: West Norfolk

Welcome to West Norfolk, a truly special place of unspoilt charm and natural beauty, where tranquillity and relaxation are the order of the day.

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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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Blackdown Hills
Jurassic Coast
Bristol Channel
Tamar Valley
Exmoor
Dartmoor
River Exe
River Tamar
River Dart
Hartland Point
Slapton Sands
Salcombe Hill
Lundy
River Axe
East Lyn Valley
East Lyn River
River Taw
River Torridge
River Tavy
River Teign
River Sid

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