Located in the Isles of Scilly, the Isle of Tresco is a breathtaking destination that offers sublime scenery and luxurious sophistication. Tresco is the second largest of the Isles of Scilly and is the only one to be privately owned – allowing guests the opportunity for exclusivity and opulence.
Tresco is a fascinating isle and gives guests an abundance of entertainment possibilities. For those looking for pure relaxation to those seeking out outdoor adventure, Tresco promises to be an ideal destination.
The rugged cliffs and coastline of Tresco provide ample opportunity to explore the island and indulge in some fresh air and activity. Inland, visitors will find an abundance of wildlife to enjoy, including birds, pond life, insects and freshwater fish. Continuing with the outdoor pursuits, hiring a bike or boat is possible on Tresco and definitely encouraged.
Guests can take a leisurely ride through countless paths and waterways to enjoy new scenery and explore new sights. The Tresco Abbey Garden is a world famous horticultural achievement and is a must-see for any visitor. The garden is home to over 20,000 exotic plants from across the world.
Many of these plants cannot be grown in any other part of Britain and so this attraction proves to be an exceptional opportunity to enjoy a rare treat.
What to do
Indoor activities are equally as appealing on the Isle of Tresco. Home to galleries, a spa, several stores and restaurants, Tresco offers a feast of pastime potential. Enjoying refreshments in a coastal cafe or meandering through a gallery and absorbing the wonder of several fine pieces of art, each day in Tresco can provide a wealth of unique entertainment.
The location, pace and atmosphere on Tresco also lends itself beautifully to relaxation and rejuvenation. Spa treatments are readily available on the island and can be found in specialist treatment centres or within some of the high quality hotels located on the island.
Guests are encouraged to enjoy some relaxing treatments and indulge in the culinary expertise of one of the island’s many restaurants.
Woodfired ovens, freshly baked bread, stunning seafood and superbly cooked local dishes are guaranteed to ensure that every day ends as wonderfully as it began. One of the island’s highlights is the Ruin Beach Cafe, where buffet breakfasts, mediterranean dishes and pot roasted meats make this one of the isle’s most desirable haunts.