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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.



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



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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

The next chapter at Blockhouse

The much awaited Blockhouse Cottage is finally here. Steeped in history, boasting spectacular views and the perfect sanctuary for the entire family, it is the Tresco haven we all want to call home for a week... or two...

The word blockhouse has been heard murmured amidst many a conversation on Tresco over the past few years. The much loved spot - and the cottages that once stood overlooking Green Porth - had long been awaiting a new lease of life and that has finally come, in the form of Blockhouse Cottage.

Nestled beneath its iconic namesake and overlooking the silver sands of Green Porth, Blockhouse Cottage flaunts unbeatable views, romantic seclusion and indulgent inside-outside living.

This light-filled, beach-front house combines sand-between-the-toes luxury, direct beach access, vast gardens, endless inside-outside living spaces, intoxicating ocean views, a home spa, a yoga studio and a separate guest annexe.

It is a sight to behold and at long last it is here. For islanders and for loyal visitors alike, the project has been an exciting development and the first of its kind for the island.

Tresco is run by family and is for family, and Blockhouse represents exactly that. It is the perfect haven for every member of the family to get together and have an unforgettable holiday. With space for 12 - and the extra annexe for Granny and Grandpa or the moody teenagers! – it is the ideal hub for an intergenerational gathering like no other.

Blockhouse cottages archive

A rich history

Whilst it is luxurious, stylish and palatial, there is also a sense of the building's past wherever you tread. From the original cottage windows throughout the property, to the iconic chimneys that can be seen from far and wide, the rich history of the location and the old terraced cottages hangs in the air.

There are many tales about the role that this iconic spot has played in our island's history...

The cottages were originally built for the lighthouse keepers of Round Island lighthouse and the tale goes that the homes only had very small windows on the sea facing side because it was decided that the lighthouse keepers might have had enough of staring at the sea.

But the heritage of the place continues!

During the Civil War and the Battle of Tresco in 1651, the Blockhouse area was where the Royalists had their camp. Gazing out over the rocks in wait of an attack, it must have felt like the end of the world.

This part of the island is clearly very special and Blockhouse's new makeover is just one chapter of its rich and long history.

Bedroom 1 2

Wake up to something new every day

Kitchen 4

Dine with a difference

Drawing Room 2

Cosy up with all the family

Bedroom 1 12

Lie back and relax

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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