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Great Bay - Isles of Scilly

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Great Bay is a large expanse of white sand, recently voted the best beach in the UK. Located on the north side of St Martin's, Great Bay is remote and utterly unspoilt.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

Restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

Isles of Scilly dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Diving & snorkelling
  • Good fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Rock pooling

Facilities

Nearest town

Hugh Town

Postcode

OS grid ref.

SV 9246 1634

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