Pilchard Inn

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A smuggler named Tom Crocker made this island his safe haven for some time. After his death centuries later (on the porch of this location), he is said to wander around the island (especially around the anniversary of his death).

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Geographic Information

Pilchard Inn
Burgh Island
Kingsbridge, Devon

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50.2804767, -3.8983312000000296
Nearest Towns:
Bigbury On Sea, UK (1.4 mi.)
Thurleston, UK (1.7 mi.)
Thurlestone, UK (1.7 mi.)
Kingston, UK (2.6 mi.)
Hope, UK (3.0 mi.)
Aveton Gifford, UK (3.2 mi.)
South Milton, UK (3.7 mi.)
West Alvington, UK (3.7 mi.)
Holbeton, UK (4.3 mi.)
Churchstow, UK (4.5 mi.)


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