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Getting to the castle is challenging, there are no toilets or gift shops, but if you like history then this is perfect, great views from the top, and if you look you can find historic graffiti, personally I would like to know what role this...More
We spent the day on Tresco, having caught the boat from St Martin's where we were staying. We picked up a free map on arrival on the quay and were able to follow the coastal path to Cromwell's Castle. A lovely walk, with a great...More
I was impressed at the state of the building and ability to access the whole place. Maybe more of a fort than a castle. Especially interesting when comparing it to the earlier King Charles Castle just up the hill. Fabulous location.
We passed this on our walk round Tresco. it has been properly preserved, unlike the ruined King Charles castle further up the hill, which was deliberately destroyed in the Civil War. There are good views from here along the water separating Tresco from Bryher.
A great view down the harbour towards St Mary's. An up and down narrow path to get here along the edge from Tresco ferry, or much longer and over the top via Charles Battery from the northwest side of Tresco.