Events & Experiences


    Join us for our Valentine’s weekend on 16th & 17th February because what could be more romantic than staying on a secluded island in South Devon soaking up bubbles and ocean views from the comfort of your very own bathtub?

    Guests can delight in a taste of Burgh Island afternoon tea on arrival followed by an exceptional dinner in either one of our Art Deco restaurants. The following day dance lessons will be held before being whisked away to a romantic candle-lit dinner in the Grand Ballroom with tantalising live music from our in-house band to make you fall in love all over again.

  • Murder Mysteries

    You know the score: thrills, spills and a very deco-dent ride through cocktails to pudding and denoument!

    The next Burgh Island Murder Mystery events take place in 2024:

    • 2nd & 3rd February 2024
    • 23rd & 24th February 2024
    • 8th & 9th March 2024
    • 20th & 21st March 2024
    • 27th & 28th March 2024
    • 1st & 2nd November 2024
    • 20th & 21st November 2024
    • 29th & 30th November 2024

    From £1,330 based on 2 nights
    Friday & Saturday

    Check availability and prices online now.

  • Island Artist Experiences

    A day with Island Artist – Emma Carter Bromfield. Suitable for all abilities and tailored to bring out your creative juices.
    Emma will not only help you create a wonderful work of art to take home but will also keep you entertained with stories of her 43-year span of island life, island legends, and life as an artist.
    Small Group Workshops:
    • 12 February
    • 11 March
    • 8 April
    • 17th October
    • 5th November
    • 4th December

    All 2024 dates are £130 per person

    Includes coffee, all materials and lunch.
    To book your place email [email protected]
  • Artist Residence

    For the notable art collectors, the Burgh Artist Residence is held by the wonderful Emma Carter Bromfield. During your stay on Burgh Island, embrace your inner artist and enjoy an opportunity to learn more about Emma’s work and perhaps take a piece of her collection home with you. A constant reminder of the magic of Burgh Island.

    Book your stay at Burgh Island today. We cannot wait to welcome you.

    • 5 -13 February
    • 18 – 24th March
    • 9 – 14 April
    • 13 -19th May

    To book your place email [email protected]

  • Summer Ball 2024

    Get your best sequins on and embrace the glitz and glamour. Burgh Island hotel cordially invites you to celebrate the 2024Summer Ball with us, we will enrich guests with a great atmosphere, vibrant music that will have you partying like it’s 1929.

    So save the dates – 27th & 28th September 2024, we can’t wait to celebrate with you at the most exclusive art deco hotel Devon has to offer.

  • Stepping back to the 20's

    Escape to our island for an immersive 1920’s experience and delve into plenty of roaring 20’s themed affairs. During the mid-week stay, guests can delight in a splendid Champagne cream tea followed by dinner and tantalising live music in the evening. To enhance the 1920’s atmosphere, guests can hire beautiful authentic attire from Cocoa Deco, including flappers, headpieces and jewellery – perfect for dance lessons on the second day! To wrap up the experience, entertainment can be enjoyed by a live band as well as by singer and ambassador of the Art Deco Society UK, Kate Garner, who will be performing a specially tailored cabaret show at the piano, singing toe tapping tunes she has written about Josephine Baker, Noel Coward and Agatha Christie, (all past guests of Burgh Island!)

    Stardust Vintage Photography will be present during the reception for Vintage Style Photographs

    Get ready to make Burgh-illiant memories that will last a lifetime…


    Christmas and New Year on Burgh Island is truly a magical time. The crashing waves, the festive spirit and the perfect treat for the end of the year. Celebrate this Christmas with Art Deco extravagance and step back in time this festive period on Burgh Island.

  • Live Music

    Every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday night one of our house bands will entertain you in our Ballroom. You are not obliged to dance, but you may be tempted! Live piano music accompanies all other evenings.

  • Cocoa Deco

    To fully immerse yourself in the roaring Twenties experience at Burgh Island, dressing for the occasion certainly adds serious Art Deco glamour to cocktail hour or a romantic dinner in the Grand Ballroom. We’ve partnered up with Cocoa Deco to help our guests fall in love with the most beautifully restored vintage 1920’s attire. Cocoa Deco will be attending select events throughout the year and will be on hand to prepare guests for the fabulous night ahead.

    • Includes head dresses, accessories, jewellery and flappers
    • The option to purchase and hire attire