St Agnes consists of around 148 hectares, including Gugh (pronounced to rhyme with Hugh), to which St Agnes is joined other than at high tide. and some seventy people. It is the most south-western of all the inhabited islands and the most isolated.
St Agnes is a most handsome island, graced with its trademark lighthouse, narrow lanes and rugged western seascapes. Farms, holiday lets, guest-houses, a camp site and an excellent public house, The Turk’s Head, are the island's main businesses.
There is also Coastguards Cafe, which keeps visitors and islanders going with lunches and teas during the day. As evening approaches, it transforms into High Tide Restaurant, one of Scilly's most popular eateries.
St Agnes is also home to three unique island businesses - 28 which is the brand name of high-quality soap made on the island, the Little Island Chocolate Company and Troytown Farm Dairy with its superb ice cream.