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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 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

Tresco Island Gift Vouchers

Tresco Island Gift Vouchers

From a luxurious spa day or indulgent dinner to a weekend island retreat. Treat someone special to the ultimate island experience.

Eating on Tresco

Eating on Tresco

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

Grocery

Grocery

Prepare a grocery pre-order in advance of your stay, or shop online during your time on Tresco, with delivery straight to your accommodation

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

Daytrips to Tresco

Daytrips 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

Walk Between Tresco & Bryher

The islands of Tresco and Bryher may be very close neighbours - the channel between them is just 250 yards or so at the narrowest point - but nevertheless they enjoy very separate identities.

However, every so often extreme Spring Tides mean the watery barrier between the two islands falls away for a few precious hours, giving a unique opportunity to walk across and sample the delights of another island, accompanied by the smug feeling of having somehow beaten the elements.

Below are the dates, times and heights of low tides when it should be possible to walk between Tresco and Bryher, but always check on the day with the Island Office (01720 422849), as the information below is a prediction and tides can be altered by atmospheric pressure, wind and weather. Never attempt to walk across in mist, fog or poor visibility.

If you'd like to read more about walking between Tresco and Bryher, please take a look at the Tresco Times here. Or get a great insight into the experience by listening to Radio 4's Open Country with Helen Mark, which follows her making the crossing on a spring tide in "Walking on water, Isles of Scilly"

Tresco's Harbourmaster has some golden rules for those walking between Tresco and Bryher... These include wearing appropriate footwear, checking tide times and the weather forecast, never walking in fog, and always telling someone what you are doing. If you've never done the walk before it is also a good idea to ask the Island Office for advice on the best route so you do not get wetter than necessary!

Never attempt to walk back more than half an hour after low tide - just wait and take a boat home.

2021 Walking Tides

September 2021
Thursday 9th - 1321 - 0.6m*

October 2021
Thursday 7th - 1217 - 0.6m*
Friday 8th - 1257 - 0.5m
Saturday 9th - 1339 - 0.6m*

November 2021
Friday 5th - 1052 - 0.6m*
Saturday 6th - 1136 - 0.5m
Sunday 7th - 1221 - 0.6m*

December 2021
Sunday 5th - 1121 - 0.6m*

N.B. Dates marked * indicate the low tide is above our usual recommended maximum walking tide depth of 0.5m, though it may still be possible to make the crossing safely. On these dates it is particularly important to check weather conditions, actual tidal range and walking routes carefully with the Island Office or Tresco Boat Services before setting out.

2022 Walking Tides

January 2022 - No walking tides

February 2022
Wednesday 2nd - 1154 - 0.5m
Thursday 3rd - 1238 - 0.5m
Friday 4th - 1318 - 0.6m

March 2022
Wednesday 2nd - 1056 - 0.6m
Thursday 3rd - 1136 - 0.5m
Friday 4th - 1215 - 0.5m
Saturday 5th - 1251 - 0.6m

April 2022
Friday 1st - 1212 - 0.6m
Saturday 2nd - 1247 - 0.6m
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Sunday 17th - 1220 - 0.5m
Monday 18th - 1258 - 0.5m
Tuesday 19th - 1338 - 0.6m

May 2022
Monday 16th - 1153 - 0.6m
Tuesday 17th - 1236 - 0.6m

June 2022 - No walking tides

July 2022 - No walking tides

August 2022
Saturday 13th - 1249 - 0.6m
Sunday 14th - 1333 - 0.6m

September 2022
Sunday 11th - 1230 - 0.5m
Monday 12th - 1309 - 0.5m

October 2022 - No walking tides

November 2022 - No walking tides

December 2022 - No walking tides

Stay on Tresco

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