Green Porth, Tresco
Green Porth lies on the east coast of Tresco, Isles of Scilly, near the settlement of Old Grimsby.
Green Porth is northwest-facing looking out over Old Grimsby Harbour to Foreman's Island, Teän and St. Helen's.
The neighbouring beaches of Green Porth and Raven's Porth are effectively one beach separated by Old Grimsby Quay. Incidentally, Raven's Porth is sometimes called Hotel Beach as the former Island Hotel was located here.
To the southeast of Green Porth lies Blockhouse Point with the Blockhouse on its crest whilst further around the island to the southeast lie the small beaches of Cook's Porth and Cradle Porth.
To the north over Gimble Point lies Gimble Porth beach and the ancient cairns of Castle Down and Tregarthen Hill.
✔ Flora and Fauna
✔ Sandy beach
✔ Cafe, shop or pub
✔ Easily accessible
✔ Family friendly
✔ Interesting geology
OS Explorer Map 101: Isles of Scilly
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Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:
Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns: