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Burgh Island

Burgh Island is a small tidal island off the coast of South Devon in England near to the small seaside village of Bigbury-on-Sea. There are several buildings on the island.

The island is approximately 270 yards (250 m) from the mainland and is approachable on foot at low tide. At high tide, the sea tractor, which is operated by the hotel, transports pedestrians back and forth. The original vehicle was constructed in 1930; the current, third generation tractor dates from 1969. The vehicle drives across the beach with its wheels underwater on the sandy bottom while its driver and passengers sit on a platform high above. Power from a Fordson tractor engine is relayed to the wheels via hydraulic motors.

The island has a network of footpaths.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Today
Expect a temp in the range 12.1℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (NW)
Wednesday, Jul 06
Expect a temp in the range 14℃ to 15.2℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (NNW)
Thursday, Jul 07
Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 15.9℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (NW)
Friday, Jul 08
Expect a temp in the range 15.1℃ to 16.1℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (NNE)
Saturday, Jul 09
Expect a temp in the range 15.6℃ to 16.3℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (NNE)
Sunday, Jul 10
Expect a temp in the range 16.7℃ to 17.5℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (NE)
Monday, Jul 11
Expect a temp in the range 14.9℃ to 17℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (NNW)

Bigbury-on-Sea weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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