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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

School House

School House combines a traditional cottage exterior with modern fixtures and fittings inside.

At A Glance

  • Location

    East Coast (Old Grimsby)
  • Sleeps

    8 people
  • View

    Rural views towards St. Nicholas Church
  • Change Over


The Cottage

With granite walls and a pretty, enclosed garden, School House is at once a welcoming spot for your island holiday. Inside, underfloor heating and hardwood floors downstairs compliment the airy bedrooms upstairs.

The lounge is inviting, with a log burner at the heart, and the kitchen is spacious enough to cook up a feast.

Our Favourite Thing

School House enjoys an additional ‘secret’ garden across the path from the property.

Property Details


2 x doubles
2 x twins
(zip-linked beds can be reconfigured by prior arrangement)


2 bathrooms

1 ensuite shower room


Wood burning fire in lounge; under floor heating.


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

Lucy-Tania boutique is just across the road, and Green Porth beach is a few footsteps further. The Ruin Beach Cafe is approx. 5 minutes' walk from the property.


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.

School House is as always lovely and we all feel instantly at home when we arrive. We love it as much as our real home.
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The Location

Set alongside the island’s primary school and overlooking the church, School House occupies a quaint rural spot. Beautiful beaches are just steps from the property, and the Ruin Beach Cafe is mere minutes away.

Other island amenities are a short stroll or cycle away at New Grimsby, on the opposite side of the island.

Rental Availability

  • 08 Oct-15 Oct 22
  • 29 Oct-05 Nov 22
  • 31 Dec-07 Jan 23
  • 13 May-20 May 23
  • 03 Jun-10 Jun 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