Colossus wants to make your holiday memorable - we have morning discussions about what's on, where to visit, weather forecasts and general island information (speacialising in local wrecks and wild flowers). When I'm not sea swimming, foraging or ironing, I spend my afternoons busy in the garden growing fresh fruit for breakfast when conditions allow. Blackberry picking in autumn for home-made breakfast preserves. Eggs are usually sourced from a farm close by - lovely fresh yellow yolks.

Situated in a quiet location overlooking the lower moors. Take a right and its a 7 minute walk to Hugh Town, with shops, restaurants, public houses and three beaches. Then 2 minutes further brings you to the harbour and boats to take you to the off-islands. Take a left and its a 5 minute walk to the picturesque village of Old Town, with cafes and art and craft studios.

Within a few minutes walk you can find yourself on a coastal path which leads you directly to rugged Peninnis Headland and its late 19th Century built Lighthouse.

Super King-sized Double or Twin bedded room with Ensuite facilities and Normal Double (4' 6") with Private Bathroom,

TV, Heating, Hot Drink making facilities - Hairdryer -DVD and Free Broadband Wi-Fi . We are a Non Smoking establishment and don't take dogs. Children must be over 12 years.

Come to Scilly and relax and enjoy taking life at a slower pace with great views, fantastic coastal walks and lovely jaunts to smaller off islands.

Miranda Krestovnikoff of The One Show and Coast says about Colossus B&B: “Thank you so much for making my stay so comfortable. You have a lovely house and it was a real pleasure to meet you both and talk 'diving'. I hope to be back soon with the family for another visit - find me a new wreck to dive! Best Wishes Miranda x”

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Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
2020 (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* We are open all year around except Christmas and New Year.



  • Free Wi-Fi available

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - 12 years and above

Establishment Features

  • Beach within 2km
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • Non smoking establishment

Payment Methods

  • Accept Bank Transfers, Internet Payment or SWIFT/IBAN
  • Cash & Cheque accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • DVD Player in all bedrooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • TV in all bedrooms

Special Offers

  • October: 4 nights for the price of 3 nights - quote 'visit scilly offer' when booking.

    Call Carmen on 01720 423361 for best rates.

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  • Grab a Summer Special Offer:
    1st and 2nd June
    24th July for 7 nights
    26th July for 4 nights
    29th July for 3 nights
    31st July 24th 7 nights

    2nd August for 4 nights. 12th August for 7 nights.
    17th August for 6 nights
    19th August for 7 nights

    21st August for 7 nights
    28th August for 7 nights
    30th August for 4 nights
    4th September for 7 nights
    11th September for up to 9 nights

    FREE book 'Wreck of Colossus'. NB Don't worry about school holidays luckily it doesn't spoil the beauty or peacefulness of Scilly.

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