Raven's Porth Beach

  • Ruin Beach Cafe - Ravens Porth
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  • Hotel Beach - Tresco
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  • Ravens Porth beach
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  • Ravens Porth beach glimpse
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    Raven's Porth Beach has those dreamy clear waters and white sands that are synonymous with Scilly. Make the most of this beautiful stretch of sea by booking a session with the local sailing school, which offers SUP, kayak, sailing and windsurfing lessons or hire, as well as tours and trips around this unique coastline.

    The sandy beach is towards the north of the island. If you're walking the 6.7-mile coastal loop around Tresco, choose Raven's Porth as one of your stopping places, not least for the inviting beachfront spot, Ruin Beach Cafe. The cafe gets its name from the remains of an old smugglers' cottage that now forms part of the dining terrace. Hats off to the bold smugglers of Raven's Porth: there's also an old Coastguard boathouse on the beach…

    Also known as:

    Hotel Beach

    Type of beach


    Lifeguard service

    No lifeguard cover

    Dogs friendly beach?

    Dogs allowed but must be kept on lead

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    OS grid ref.

    SV 8931 1578