Pentle Bay

Pentle Bay has everything you would expect from a Scilly island beach; white sand, clear blue sea and barely another soul to be seen. The half mile crescent of sand is backed by low dunes and faces into the shallow and sheltered waters of the east coast of Tresco.

One thing that keeps the beach at Pentle Bay special is that it is located on the opposite shore to where the boats land and Tresco Abbey. Despite the fact it is only around 10-20 minutes walk,  the fact there are so many other beautiful beaches on Tresco means that only a few make it this far.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

Isles of Scilly dog friendly beaches »


  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Good fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Rock pooling

Nearest town

Hugh Town

OS grid ref.

SV 9003 1426

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