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Burnham High Lighthouse

Listed under Self catering in West Country, United Kingdom.

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Three round bedrooms, an innovatively-fitted galley kitchen and a massive circular bathroom are all stacked on top of one another inside Burnham High Lighthouse. Built in the 1830s to guide ships through the Bristol Channel and now defunct, it is the only self-catering lighthouse accommodation to be found in the whole of the UK, and the building's heritage is far from avoided in the interior decor. Clean, white walls, raw original features (including the old lantern), narrow spiral staircases and endearing local souvenirs make up one of the most unique holiday homes available, but the lantern room is most definitely the crowning glory, with windows on all sides for unbeatable views from sunrise to the magnificent sunset over the sea to the West.

Written by  larapiegeler.

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"Not worth it, the most upsetting holiday experience I've ever had"

The owner is a complete nightmare, is the rudest person I have ever had to deal with and I almost cancelled the holiday because of his outrageous behavour and attitude. I received the most offensive email I have ever had from him which had no justitifcation. I never got the deposit cheque back but gave up because I didn't want to instigate any further contact with this horrible man.

The lighthouse is spectacular but a lot of the equipment in it is cheap and broken. In addition there are instructions everywhere telling you all the things you aren't allowed to do. It makes for a less than enjoyable experience unless you're able to laugh the stupidity off.

Please don't give this offensive and ill mannered man your money.

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