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somewhere nice to stay for a family

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somewhere nice to stay for a family

hi there

can anyone recommend a good self catering place to stay, must be very clean, have simple but good quality furnishings and be well equipped ..... and child friendly!


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1. Re: somewhere nice to stay for a family


have a look at www.tresco.co.uk which has many self-catering options on the Island of Tresco.

Have not personally used any of them (we stayed at the New Inn) but they all look really good and Tresco is a nice island to stay on.

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2. Re: somewhere nice to stay for a family

You don't specify which month you're looking for so it's a little difficult to advise. Tresco is fine but can be very expensive. So it's probably best to base yourself on St. Marys, maybe in Hugh Town itself, so you are central and can take advantage of boat trips from the quay.

If you're thinking of the summer holiday months (seeing as how you need child-friendly), you will probably find it very difficult to find anything this year.

Your best bet is to contact the Tourist Information Centre for the islands (01720 422536) and ask for the brochure which gives you details of all the self catering properties on the islands. They also maintain a vacancy list which will help you find anything suitable on offer.

You could also contact Island Properties who deal with a lot of holiday property rentals on the islands (01720 422082). You may be lucky and scoop a cancellation for the holidays.

The official Scilly website at www.simplyscilly.co.uk also lists accommodation on the islands and you can find a lot of information by browsing the site.

Hope you find something suitable :)

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