St Agnes, to gaze out towards the Bishop Rock watching the sunset behind the westen rocks, and waiting for a huge sky of stars to appear, you have a feeling of standing on the very edge of the world, nothing but sea for thousands of miles. St Agnes has everything, but smaller, the beaches are small coves with white sand and crystal clear water. Wingletang Down is covered in huge bolders shaped by the weather, as if thrown by giants. The western side of St Agnes is made up of small rocky bays with sea thrift, wild flowers and the famous St Agnes Maze. The most popular beach is The Bar which links St Agnes to the island of Gugh at all but high tide.

St Agnes is home to the Turks Head Pub, Coastguards Cafe and Rosie’s Pizzas. There is a well stocked Post Office stores and Pot Buoys Gallery for gifts and souvenirs. Westward Farm produce the Isles of Scilly Distillery Gin and 28miles soap and moisturiser. St Agnes has the only dairy farm on Silly, Troytown Farm, and their range of ice cream is legendary. Tamarisk Farm vegetable stall sell fresh produce, whatever is in season. Downs Farm Charcuterie produce air-dried beef and Jof Hicks zero plastic fishing supply lobsters. On St Agnes the food is measured in paces rather than miles.

There are plenty of accommodation providers on St Agnes, from Self Cateing and Guest House accommodation, to camping and seasonal Bell tent hire.