Mythical whispers and echoes of the islands’ smuggling past surround this traditional cottage. Spend days on the rolling dunes of Tresco’s gorgeous east coast, and evenings ensconced within the sturdy granite walls of the cottage.
At A Glance
ViewSecluded countryside views
Cocooned within a cluster of woodland, Smugglers is a peaceful, secluded retreat. Its traditional décor and quintessential cottage feel will suit those who remember childhood holidays on Tresco. As night falls, stoke up the log fire and relax in the snug lounge.
Smugglers has ample garden space, with an enclosed lawn ideal for playful family afternoons, and a courtyard garden hidden behind the property.
Our Favourite Thing
The ‘secret’ gateway from the back of the garden, through the trees, and out onto the banks beyond. Discovering this sea view will blow you away.
1 x double
2 x twins
(zip-linked beds can be reconfigured by prior arrangement)
2 bathrooms (1 ensuite)
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
Smugglers is rurally situated, with some epic coastal and woodland walks extending out from the property. The Ruin Beach Cafe is under 15-minutes' walk from the property.
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.
Trek the rolling dunes above Blockhouse, Borough, and Pentle beaches – there are plenty of benches en route for stopping and admiring the views.
Blockhouse Castle will soon become a favourite haunt – just a short scramble away, providing an incredible panorama from Tresco’s northern tip across St. Martin’s, the Eastern Isles, and St. Mary’s.
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