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18th Century Sea Fort in England Becomes Boutique Hotel

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Life in London can make you want to leave the big island altogether at times. If you need an escape, there’s a new hotel built on an abandoned sea fort in the English Channel, the luxurious and historic Spitbank Fort Sea Hotel. Spitbank Fort is one of three forts built off the Victorian Coast of Southampton and Portsmouth in the 1700s. They were constructed to defend against naval attack from the French, namely the navy of Napoleon Bonaparte.

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