The New Inn - Tresco

Hotels | 16 Rooms

The New Inn is at the centre of social life on Tresco, being the only and quite definitely the best pub on the island!  Rooms are comfortably furnished, many with sea views.  With the total refurbishment of the Residents Lounge in March 2014, guests can now relax in a light, cosy atmosphere or take a dip in the heated outdoor seasonal pool.  

£60 - £160 pppn
Tresco Island, Tresco, TR24 0QQ
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The New Inn, Tresco Island
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Additional Information

The New Inn is Tresco’s friendly local pub that offers award-winning food and beverages. Filled with guests and locals all year round, it is very much the heart of the island community.  In addition to regular live music, it also hosts the island’s beer and cider festivals.

The New Inn has 16 rooms, all with en-suite bathrooms, which are available to book on a bed and breakfast or half-board basis.

There are three grades of room:

Sun Terrace - These lovely ground floor bedrooms each have their own sun terrace overlooking the swimming pool.  They are bright and airy and stylish with larger than average en-suite bathrooms.  The room can be configured either as a double or twin. These rooms do not have a sea view.

Sea View - Double or twin bedded rooms with sea view over New Grimsby harbour situated on the first floor these en-suite bedrooms are bright and airy with stylish décor and are equipped to a very high standard with everything you'd expect to find in a hotel.

Standard - Double or twin bedded en-suite rooms, situated on the first floor in the older part of the building, all rooms are en-suite and most have bath and shower.

The New Inn is proud to be a Bronze Award Winner at the 2013 Cornwall and South West Tourism Awards, and one of only twelve pubs in Cornwall listed in the ‘Eating Out in Pubs’ Michelin Guide. We also hold a Gold Star Award from the AA for quality and service and an AA rosette for food excellence.

To benefit from the seamless Tresco transfer service from the Isles of Scilly airport on St Mary’s to the New Inn, be sure to book your flights through the Tresco Island Office.

Opening Times

Open all year round

Facilities & Features

  • Free Wi-Fi in the bar, pavilion restaurant and residents lounge
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool (seasonal)
  • Beer garden
  • Bike hire
  • Golf buggies for hire (guests with restricted mobility only)
  • Extensive menu including daily specials and locally grown produce
  • Wide selection of Cornish and Scillonian ales
  • Ale festivals (May/late August) and Cider festival (July)
  • Live music every fortnight throughout summer season
  • Bronze at the 2013 Cornwall and 2013 South West Tourism Awards

Prices & Conditions

Four night B&B and half-board breaks, including flights, also available all year round.


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