Walk through Hugh Town, that capital of the Isles of Scilly enjoying beautiful sandy beaches, turquoise waters and spectacular views over Hugh Town to Samson, Bryher and Tresco.
Walk through Hugh Town – Capital of the Isles of Scilly.
Beautiful sandy beaches.
Pass by holiday home of former Prime Minister, Harold Wilson.
Level 3: Active - good mobility needed
Appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes.
Tender to St Mary’s and join your local guide walking through Hugh Town, to the sandy beach and turquoise waters of Porthcressa Bay. Continue with a climb up Buzza Hill for wonderful views. See the 19th century windmill tower before continue to the ruins of the 18th century Peninnis Mill with a great vista over the Western Rocks and over to Bishop Rock lighthouse, the last outpost of the British Isles.
This excursion involves extensive walking for approx 5 km/ 3 miles over uneven surfaces and inclines, some rather steep and the tour is not wheelchair accessible.
Remarks/requirements: Appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes.
Walking information: Strenuous. Approximately 3 miles, with uneven surfaces and inclines, steep in places.