Geo-Trips :: The Isles of Scilly (1) - St Mary's

Isles of Scilly

A walk from Hugh Town, St Mary's, Thu, 11 Apr 2013 by David Purchase

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A six-day visit to the Isles of Scilly in April 2013 enabled me to visit all five inhabited islands. This first day was spent on the main island of St Mary's.

Click the blue circles to see a photograph taken from that spot and read further information about the location. The blue lines indicate the direction of view. There is also a slideshow of this trip. ( )

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SV9109 : The Peninnis Battery by David Purchase
The Peninnis Battery

SV9209 : Church Point, St Mary's by David Purchase
Church Point, St Mary's
There is a small area of land in this square, just south of the main runway at St... more

SV9010 : Hugh Town Battery by David Purchase
Hugh Town Battery
Looking across St Mary's Pool

SV9009 : Porth Cressa by David Purchase
Porth Cressa

SV9110 : The churchyard at Old Town, St Mary's by David Purchase
The churchyard at Old Town, St Mary's
This is the churchyard in which Harold Wilson is buried.

SV9011 : Taylor's Island, St Mary's by David Purchase
Taylor's Island, St Mary's
Many small islands in the Scillies are, like this one, tidal: that is, cut off at... more

SV9012 : Toll's Porth and Creeb, St Mary's by David Purchase
Toll's Porth and Creeb, St Mary's
The wooded island in the distance is Tresco.

SV9111 : Fields near Borough, St Mary's by David Purchase
Fields near Borough, St Mary's

SV9212 : Watermill Cove, St Mary's by David Purchase
Watermill Cove, St Mary's
Looking towards the Eastern Isles. The short stream here is fertile, but not very... more

SV9311 : The East Point of Toll's Island by David Purchase
The East Point of Toll's Island
Toll's Island is a tidal island on the east of St Mary's.

SV9312 : On the north side of Toll's Island by David Purchase
On the north side of Toll's Island
Toll's Island is a tidal island on the east side of St Mary's. The Eastern Isles... more

SV9211 : Pelistry Bay, St Mary's by David Purchase
Pelistry Bay, St Mary's
Taken near to low tide, the bar connecting Toll's Island to St Mary's is seen on... more

SV9310 : Porth Wreck, St Mary's by David Purchase
Porth Wreck, St Mary's
The Eastern Isles are on the horizon.

SV9210 : Tom Butt's Bed, St Mary's by David Purchase
Tom Butt's Bed, St Mary's
Between Porth Loggos and Church Point, this does not look like a very comfortable... more

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