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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



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


This spacious traditional cottage enjoys a hilltop position between Tresco’s two harbours, and is set amongst a sheltered private garden.

At A Glance

  • Sleeps

    5 people
  • View

    Rural views with the occasional glimpse of the ocean
  • Change Over


The Cottage

The entrance to Nurses takes the form of a glorious sun room, home to the dining table – a special spot for lingering dinners watching the evening sky become midnight blue. The sun room opens out onto a generous kitchen, with a snug living room tucked away in the centre of the house.

Opposite wings of the property respectively house a single bedroom and family bathroom, and an ensuite master bedroom plus bunk room.

Our Favourite Thing

For the most soothing start to the day, try taking your morning coffee to the farm gate opposite Nurses and marvel at the spectacle of Tresco sunrise skies.

Property Details


1 x double

1 x single

1 x bunk room


2 bathrooms (1 en suite)

1 separate WC


Log burning stove in lounge, electric wall heaters 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

Occupation / Vacation

1.00pm / 9.30am

On the Doorstep

The New Inn pub is just a short walk down the hill from the property, with further central island amenities slightly further afield.


Our cottages are well-equipped with a comprehensive inventory, which includes kitchen appliances and equipment, beach towels, bathrobes, hair dryers, and an outdoor BBQ with tools. Bathrooms come complete with a trio of Ren miniatures.

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.

Lovely traditional cottage, spacious, great garden and secret path. Excellent position and accessibility.
The West family

The Location

The property is a short stumble from the New Inn after a few late afternoon pints.

A leisurely stroll in the opposite direction takes you through pretty Dolphin Town, past St. Nicholas church and onto the Ruin Beach Café, whose sun-drenched terrace and bountiful sharing platters are waiting to welcome you.

Rental Availability

  • 26 Oct-02 Nov 22
  • 02 Nov-09 Nov 22

Stay on Tresco

Find your perfect place to stay on Tresco, from rooms and apartments to self-catering countryside cottages and beachfront boltholes, all with Spa & Abbey Garden entry

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