Explore the UK with your SUV - Burgh Island, Devon

Most visitors come to see the Art Deco Burgh Island Hotel, star of numerous TV programmes, and maybe whet their whistle in the adjacent Pilchard Inn.

But it is worth exploring beyond, taking the path to the top of the island behind the hotel and past the remains of an old chapel. The views across South Devon and out to the English Channel are as spectacular as the drive across the 250m sand causeway: four-wheel drive is recommended; always-on configurations are preferred.

And when you’ve finished that, hop around the bay, across the River Erme to sandy Bantham Beach, one of South Devon’s premier Surfing spots

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