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Perpitch beach, Cornwall

Perpitch beach lies on the southeast coast of St Martin's, Isles of Scilly. It is a pretty sandy beach of very pale golden sand with turquoise sea. It looks southeast to the Chimney Rocks and Great Ganilly, largest of the Eastern Isles.

Perpitch beach lies to the east of Higher Town Bay and is a great place for a picnic. It is sheltered by Gun Hill to the south and Brandy Point to the north.

The striped red and white daymark on Chapel Down lies a short stroll away to the north.

There is no lifeguard cover and no facilities at Perpitch Beach. All the usual facilities are to be found at Higher Town about threequarters of a mile to the west.

In 1975, the Isles of Scilly were designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) so a visit is always sure to please.


 Flora and Fauna

 Sandy beach

 Family friendly

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


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 St Just.

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






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

	arrowIsles of Scilly

	arrowHugh Town


	arrowSt Just


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


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


	arrowTresco Abbey Gardens

Land's End

	arrowLegendary Land's End


	arrowPorthcurno Telegraph Museum

St. Just

	arrowLevant Mine and Beam Engine

	arrowPendeen Lighthouse




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