The Beach Guide

Porthcressa Beach

Porthcressa Beach - Isles of Scilly

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Porthcressa is a golden sandy beach at the back of Hugh Town, the main town on St Mary's. There is a promenade above the beach, with a grassy area popular for picnics. Calm waters, sheltered on both sides by rocky outcrops, provide safe swimming and safe anchorage.

Type of beach

Sand & rock

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

We do not have information on this beach but restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

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Activities

Facilities

  • Pub nearby

Nearest town

Hugh Town

OS grid ref.

SV 9028 1044

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