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Contact Us


Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any enquiries. We look forward to hearing from you. Please email or call us in the first instance. 


 Jeff and Rachel Knowles



We can usually respond to emails within 24 hrs.


Tel: 01720 422723 or 07989 567761. 

Write to:

Carnwethers Country House, 
Pelistry Bay, 
St Mary's, 
Isles of Scilly, 
TR21 0NX.


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We are demonstrating our commitment in practice through the following activities: 


Use of solar panels to heat the swimming pool and provide hot water to the main house. Using energy-efficient light bulbs and low energy solar lights. 

Use of water harvesting to water the garden.Using bore well water to provide water for the laundry and pool.  

Use of eco-friendly cleaning materials. Providing 'real nappies' for our visitors. 

Providing recycling facilities 

Providing nesting boxes and feeders for birds. 

Providing visitors with information on how to holiday 'sustainably'.

You can help us in our endeavours by: 

Following our 5 Steps to being a green visitor.

Purchasing local food and drink

Switching off lights and appliances when not required 

Composting using our green cones.

Using the recycling facility for bottles and cans 

Walk or cycle the Islands or use the Community bus

The above activities are just a small sample of the good practices being undertaken to minimise our damage to our planet. 

Keeping Scilly Special
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