Thursday, September 21, 2017

Island Resorts

Europe: Private Castle Island of Brecqhou Now Open to Public

A small Channel Island owned by the prominent Barclay Brothers has opened its magical gardens and vineyards to the public with new day tours.

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When booking a trip to the storied isle of Sark, one of the last traditional Norman fiefdoms in Europe, visitors will …Read More: Europe: Private Castle Island of Brecqhou Now Open to Public

Island Issues

The Barclay Brothers’ £2M Bid for Control of the Isle of Sark

 

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Newly released correspondence shows how UK billionaire brothers Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay have been waging a long battle with Seigneur John Michael Beaumont, the hereditary ruler of Britain’s feudal island of Sark.

 

The Isle of Sark, part of the scenic Channel Islands, is a world apart from …Read More: The Barclay Brothers’ £2M Bid for Control of the Isle of Sark