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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



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


Sitting a stone’s throw from Old Grimsby’s idyllic shoreline, Flotsam is a beautiful, single-storey Sea Garden Cottage offering stunning sea views and three double or twin bedrooms - the perfect family escape.

At A Glance

  • Location

    East Coast (Old Grimsby)
  • Sleeps

    8 people
  • View

    Sea views across Old Grimsby and beyond
  • Change Over


The Cottage

The heart of the home is Flotsam’s airy stretch of kitchen, lounge and dining space, bordered by windows and sea view snapshots. Set to one side are three spacious bedrooms, ensuite and family bathrooms, and a separate TV room with sofabed.

Outdoors, the patio space is bordered with greenery and blooms. Recline on the loungers or fire up the barbecue all while soaking up the views.

Our Favourite Thing

Plenty of opportunity for working up a holiday sweat - from the tennis court adjacent to the property, to the Sailing School on the shoreline below.

Property Details


1 x double

2 x twin

1 x double sofa bed


1 ensuite bathroom

1 shower room


Log burning stove in lounge, under floor heating in all rooms.


Entry to Tresco Abbey Garden, Sea Garden & Tresco Island Spa facilities, Tresco tennis courts and Golf on St Mary's throughout your stay


4.30pm / 12.30pm

On the Doorstep

The Ruin Beach Cafe, Sailing School, tennis court and indoor pool are all close by.


Our cottages are well-equipped with a comprehensive inventory, which includes kitchen appliances and equipment, bathrobes, hair dryers, and an outdoor BBQ with tools. Bathrooms come complete with 100 Acres shampoo, body wash and hand soap.

This property comes equipped with a dishwasher. There is no washing machine at the property, however laundry facilities are available centrally with a small cost payable per load.

There aren’t enough superlatives!
Spiers family
TSF 0430

The Location

Spend long lunches at the Ruin Beach Cafe, virtually next door - you’ll dine on seafood pasta and colourful sharing platters, accompanied by fine wines or cocktails. As evening approaches, perhaps you’ll finish your day with calm moments in the indoor pool, also nearby.

Just footsteps from the beach, you’ll be drawn back to explore Tresco’s coast day after day.

Rental Availability

  • 12 Aug - 19 Aug 24
  • 28 Oct - 04 Nov 24
  • 16 Dec - 23 Dec 24
  • 23 Dec - 30 Dec 24
  • 31 Mar - 07 Apr 25
  • 06 Oct - 13 Oct 25
  • 13 Oct - 20 Oct 25
  • 20 Oct - 27 Oct 25

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