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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 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


Stylish Samphire is conveniently located in our Sea Gardens, close to island amenities and beautiful beaches.

At A Glance

  • Location

    East Coast (Old Grimsby)
  • Sleeps

    8 people
  • View

    Ocean views across the channel to St. Martin's
  • Change Over


The Cottage

Samphire combines understated, contemporary interiors, antique furniture, original artwork and premium fixtures and fittings - a luxurious holiday crashpad and an ideal base for taking in the island.

Inside, the cottage has open-plan living space and roomy bedrooms. Outside, the sun terrace is framed by exotic greenery and overlooks Old Grimsby harbour.

Our Favourite Thing

A chilled glass of something on the master bedroom balcony.

Property Details


1 x double

2 x twin

(zip-linked beds can be reconfigured by prior arrangement)

Double sofa bed


2 x bathroom (1 en suite)

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

Occupation / Vacation

4.30pm / 12.30pm

On the Doorstep

An indoor pool is literally steps away from the cottage door, and ever so slightly further are the Ruin Beach Cafe, Sailing School, and a tennis court.


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 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.

Mikes garden image 2021 Custom

The Location

An indoor pool, tennis court, the Sailing School and the Ruin Beach Cafe are all within the immediate surroundings.

A little further afield, embark on beachy walks, climb the steps of Blockhouse Castle, or traverse the coast to discover the subtropical Abbey Garden.

Rental Availability

  • 27 Aug-03 Sept 22
  • 08 Oct-15 Oct 22
  • 29 Oct-05 Nov 22
  • 05 Nov-12 Nov 22
  • 12 Nov-19 Nov 22
  • 19 Nov-26 Nov 22
  • 26 Nov-03 Dec 22
  • 04 Mar-11 Mar 23
  • 11 Mar-18 Mar 23
  • 18 Mar-25 Mar 23
  • 25 Mar-01 Apr 23
  • 22 Apr-29 Apr 23
  • 29 Apr-06 May 23
  • 20 May-27 May 23
  • 02 Sept-09 Sept 23
  • 09 Sept-16 Sept 23
  • 23 Sept-30 Sept 23
  • 07 Oct-14 Oct 23
  • 14 Oct-21 Oct 23
  • 28 Oct-04 Nov 23

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

Or call +44 (0)1720 422 849