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Hugh Town is an attractive village positioned on the south western edge of St Mary's Isle, the capital of the Islands of Scilly which are made up of a group of Islands comprising St Mary's, Tresco, Bryher, St Agnes and St Martin's, together with other uninhabited Islands which are positioned 28 miles or so from Lands End, on the coast of Cornwall. @ Hugh Town has an intriguing history which dates as far back as the Stone Age, with remnants of ancient burial sites, and fortifications from the English Civil War and, from its humble beginnings of a small farming settlement centuries ago it grew, and today it is home to just over a thousand people. Once the industry of ship building played an important role in the economy of the Island, however Tourism and the growing of flowers, together with fishing features heavily today. There is an excellent choice of shops to explore, pubs, cafes and restaurants that continue to offer a warm welcome. Visitors can enjoy spectacular coastal walks, beaches, woodland, and a harbour where ships sail from the Quayside to Penzance and the nearby Islands and for anyone who wishes to stay there is a choice of cottages, B&B's, guesthouses and a hotel with a fascinating past.

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Atlantic Hotel (0.15 miles)

Atlantic Hotel
The Isles of Scilly sit 28 miles South West of Lands End. This 25 bedroomed hotel is located in the heart of St Mary's, where the buildings are golden granite, the beaches are white and ... More | visit website
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Isles of Scilly Country Guesthouse (0.86 miles)

Isles of Scilly Country Guesthouse
The Country guesthouse is centrally situated on St Mary's, the largest of the isles of Scilly, 25 minutes walk from the town centre. St. Mary's is the largest of the islands at 2½ miles ... More | visit website
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The Old Success Inn (29.56 miles)

The Old Success Inn
Situated on one of Cornwall's most stunning bays, the Old Success is a beautiful 17th century fisherman's inn, which has been transformed into comfortable, modern rooms and apartments while retaining its charm and character.
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Grassmead & Grasscroft (29.82 miles)

A truly delightful and surprisingly spacious apartment that sits at the head of this picturesque little fishing cove with lovely sea views from the raised rear garden. Sennen Cove - `our home` - ... More | visit website
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Boswedden House (31.17 miles)

Boswedden House
Early XIXth century mansion set in the country, yet only 1 mile from St. Just and 1/2 mile to Cape Cornwall. The large walled garden, being mainly grass, is good for sun-bathing or just taking ... More | visit website
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Commercial Hotel (31.66 miles)

Commercial Hotel

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A former coaching inn run by the Woolcock family for over 100 years, the Commercial is well known locally for its great home-cooked food and warm Cornish welcome.

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The Wellington Hotel (31.68 miles)

The Wellington Hotel
The Wellington Hotel is an imposing granite building that was built before the Battle of Waterloo. It was converted into a hotel in 1813 and named after the The Iron Duke (Arthur Wellesley; 1769-1852) (photo ... More | visit website
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Sunset Farmhouse (32.31 miles)

Sunset Farmhouse
Sunset Farmhouse is a charming, granite 17th/18th Century Grade 11 listed building of local historical interest situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty in magical Penwith.

Close to the Coastal Path with views of the ... More | visit website
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The Cove (34.69 miles)

The Cove

Perched above glorious Lamorna Cove in the very far west of Cornwall, the Cove is a rare blend of contemporary elegance and international style. The Cove allows you to enjoy the comfort of a luxury ... More | visit website

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Lamorna Cove (34.69 miles)

Lamorna Cove
This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Offering an outdoor pool with a fantastic sea view, The Lamorna Cove Hotel offers self-catering accommodation with free WiFi access and free on-site parking. The hotel ... More | visit website

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