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We can help you book your perfect break to Tresco. We all live here, so it's our specialist subject!

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By Helicopter - Direct to Tresco

By Helicopter - Direct to Tresco

Fly direct to Tresco with Penzance Helicopters - making the flight to the Isles of Scilly as memorable as the destination

Before you Arrive

Before you Arrive

Our pre-arrival checklist - from letting us know your travel plans to ordering your wine and groceries

Tresco Islandshare

Tresco Islandshare

Own a piece of this unique island, with 40 years of holidays on Tresco as more than just a visitor. Discover Islandshares for sale...

Tresco Offers & Breaks

Tresco Offers & Breaks

From seasonal escapes to wellness and creative breaks and last-minute offers, discover our latest offers & breaks on Tresco Island

Eating

Eating

From beachfront dining to our cosy inn, get a taste for island-inspired dining with a Tresco twist

Grocery

Grocery

Place a pre-arrival grocery order and we'll deliver to your accommodation on your arrival

Events & Experiences

Events & Experiences

From the Low Tide Event to live music, Abbey Garden Theatre and more, discover extraordinary events on the Isles of Scilly

Day Trips to Tresco

Day Trips to Tresco

Whether you're coming from elsewhere on Scilly, or further afield in Devon or Cornwall, a day trip to Tresco is the perfect day out

Archaeology Walks with Dr Katharine Sawyer

Delve into the deep and fascinating history of Tresco with a guided walk led by Dr Katharine Sawyer, Archaeologist and Guide

Smith Square, 10:00 or 13:30
£10 per walk, cash only*

Tresco is rich in history with burial chambers and pre-historic sites all over the island. Delve into it's deep and fascinating past with a guided walk led by archaeologist Dr Katharine Sawyer. A St Marys local, Katharine will guide you to the hidden gems of our prehistoric past which remain here, some dating back 4,000 years.

Katharine offers walks at both 10:00 and 13:30 and will be on Tresco for the following dates in 2024:

  • August: 7th
  • September: 4th & 18th
  • October: 2nd

Walks depart from Smith Square by the Island Office and cost £10 per walk or £20 for those wishing to join in both the morning and afternoon sessions.

Please pre-book your place through the Island Office, as spaces are limited. Payable by CASH to Katharine directly on the day.

Please note that some walks will take you into the Abbey Garden. If you are staying on Tresco, please bring your cottage card to present at the desk. If you are not staying on Tresco, please note you will need to pay the £18 entrance fee.

Please be aware that walks cover steep, rocky and uneven ground so please wear suitable footwear and appropriate outdoor clothing.

*If you don't have any cash, the walk can also be booked to your cottage

Stay on Tresco

Winter and Festive breaks are not always available to book online - for cottage stays or New Inn breaks over the winter months please go to Winter on Tresco or call 01720 422849.

Or call +44 (0)1720 422 849