Access Statement for Northwethel Guest House


Northwethel Guest House is located in a quiet cul-de-sac off Church Road, on the outskirt of Hugh Town on St Mary's. The town and local amenities, the harbour and several beaches are all within 10 minutes walking distance

There is guest decking and seating area at the front of the house

We look forward to welcoming you. If you have any queries or require any assistance please phone 01720 423415 or 07748 418267 or email


  • Please visit the website for maps, taxi numbers and further information
  • Or call 07748 418267 or 01720 423415

Car Parking and Arrival

  • People do not generally bring a car to St Mary's
  • Northwethel Guest House is a 10 minute walk away from Hugh Town & the Harbour or Old Town
  • If you are arriving by sea you can have your luggage delivered by the local carriers for a small fee
  • If you are arriving by air there are minibuses which meet each flight and will transport you and your luggage for a small fare
  • Alternatively, you can book a taxi

Welcome Area

  • There is a steep hill into Pilots Retreat
  • Northwethel is a bungalow with all the rooms on the ground floor, there are 7 steps with a handrail up into the house
  • In the porch is a chair for putting your shoes on if needed, a shoe rack, umbrella stand with umbrellas and sticks for your use


  • All bedrooms have a double/king/superking or twin beds, bedside drawers and wardrobe or hanging rail, a chair and a bin
  • All bedrooms have en-suite shower rooms and towels, television, clock radio, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, shaving/toothbrush socket, safety light/torch, WI-FI and sockets with USB ports, information booklets
  • Complimentary hot chocolate and biscuits are provided on arrival
  • Extra pillows, bedding and beach towels are available on request

Bathrooms, Shower-rooms & Toilets (Ensuite or Shared)

  • All room are en-suite with shower, toilet and basin and heated towel rail
  • Hand wash and shower gel are provided

Public Areas - Halls, Stairs, Landings, Corridors

  • There is a storage heater, fire extinguisher, and an emergency light at each end of the hallway
  • All rooms come off the downstairs hallway
  • The breakfast room is at the beginning of the hallway

Dining Room

  • The breakfast room is at the beginning of the hallway which leads to all the bedrooms
  • There is a large table which accommodates the self service breakfast items - including kettle, toaster and cereals, teas and coffee, bread and fruit bread for toast and a fruit bowl
  • There is a fridge next to the table with milk, fruit juices, water, yoghurts, margarine and space for your use
  • On top of the fridge is a tray with jugs for milk, various sauces and spreads
  • Each individual table is set up with crockery, napkins, cutlery and salt & pepper, sugar, butter and jams
  • The radio is set to the local radio station 'Radio Scilly' so you can get local information for the day ahead


  • You can access Northwethel driveway either up the 5 steps with handrail or by the small slope a few feet further along
  • The front drive is fenced and decked with seating for guests use
  • There is plenty of space for hired bikes or Golf Buggies
  • An outside power point has been installed for Golf Buggy charging