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Pendrathen and Bar Point

Pendrathen and Bar Point beach, Cornwall. Copyright image.
Copyright © Waterford_Man

North facing and the northernmost point of St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, Pendrathen is a mixture of quite sizeable granite boulders and the typical Scillonian fine pale yellow, almost white, sand.

The ancient Innisidgen Upper and Lower Chambered tombs lie nearby. To the west lies Bant's Carn and Halangy Iron Age Settlement overlooking the small beaches Halangy Porth and Toll Porth.

This part of St. Mary's has a more rugged and peaceful aspect. Largely overlooked by the casual day-trippers, the north coast has many features of interest and is a great area to explore and get away from the more commercialised southwest of the island.

The island to the northwest is Tresco whilst to the north lies St. Martin's and Teän. The rocks to the northeast are the Eastern Isles.

Facilities

 Flora and Fauna

 Sandy beach

 Interesting geology

OS Explorer Map 101: Isles of Scilly

OS Explorer Map 101: Isles of Scilly

This map is part of the Ordnance Survey's Explorer series designed to replace the old Pathfinder map series. At 1:25,000 scale this detailed map shows a host of attractions including gardens which are open to the public, nature reserves and country parks as well as all official footpaths, bridleways, roads and lanes. Other facilities covered include: camping and caravan sites, picnic areas and viewpoints, selected places of interest, rights of way information for England and Wales, National Trail and Recreational Path routes, and selected tourist information. The series is aimed mainly at the experienced map user but can be used by tourists and locals alike.

Local area

Local Accommodation

Cottages

Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Isles of Scilly, Sennen, Sennen Cove and Porthcurno.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:

arrowSt Just

arrowPenzance

arrowMarazion

arrowHayle

Hotels

Hotels

Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:

	arrowIsles of Scilly

	arrowHugh Town

	arrowPenzance

	arrowSt Just

Caravans

Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Isles of Scilly, Sennen, Porthcurno and St Just.

Nearby Attractions

Attractions

There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:

Tresco

	arrowTresco Abbey Gardens

Land's End

	arrowLegendary Land's End

Porthcurno

	arrowPorthcurno Telegraph Museum

St. Just

	arrowLevant Mine and Beam Engine

	arrowPendeen Lighthouse

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