St Martin's, Isles of Scilly
St Martin's lies beyond Bryher and Tresco
St Martin's is beautifully situated with excellent views and long magnificent beaches of white gold sand. The island is 2 miles (3.2km) long. There are ample opportunities for the walker and botanist with fine
walks around the island.
Cruther's Hill on St Martin's is crowned by impressive Scillonian Chamber tombs which are believed to date from around 2500 BC, the late Neolithic period or the early Bronze Age, 4500 years ago.
A wide range of accommodation is available with a hotel, guest houses, self catering in cottages or chalets and a camp site.
Local facilities include a pub, post office stores, church, chapel, 2 galleries, bakery, tea room, souvenir shop and a fruit and vegetable store.
Special hire boats are available for fishing and other activities.
A boat service is available daily between Easter and October ferrying visitors to the other islands.
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Located in the isles of Scilly, 28 miles south west of the Land's End, Cornwall.
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