Bryher Campsite: the perfect base to explore the Isles of Scilly
Nestled in a sheltered valley on the rugged island of Bryher, with stunning panoramic sea views, Bryher Campsite is the perfect base for exploring the beautiful Isles of Scilly.
With five camping fields even in the height of summer there remains a wonderful sense of space – and you’re free to pick your own pitch, whether you want to overlook Tresco Channel or the Atlantic, pitch next to your friends, or find a little corner all to yourself.
Whether you're looking for a quiet escape for two, a friendly site for a solo getaway, a family-friendly adventure or a great base for your group visit, we're sure you'll love the site. By popular demand, we are a dog-free campsite.
Our games field with football goals and a Volleyball net provides somewhere for the young (and young at heart!) to let off steam and meet new people.
Bryher Campsite is run by Jo (who is Bryher born and bred!) and her husband Tom. Our two-year-old son Ollie is chief Tractor inspector, and we're helped by both sets of parents and Jo's sister, so we're a true "family business"!
In 2021 Bryher Campsite is open from Monday 17th May (due to COVID19 restrictions), closing on Thursday 30th September 2021.
Bookings for 2022 will open to those who stayed with us this year on Saturday 6th November 2021, and to others on Saturday 13th November 2021. To receive an email notification when we open bookings, please sign up to our email updates.
Booking is essential in July and August, and also the Whitsun Half Term week. Outside school holidays advance booking is recommended to avoid disappointment, and also so we can collect your luggage on arrival.
We've tried to think of everything we can to make your stay as great as possible. We've tried to put ourselves in our campers' shoes, even staying on the site to experience it for ourselves. Of course, we're always on hand if there's anything else you need...
Camping for Groups
If you're looking for group accommodation on the Isles of Scilly, we'd love to welcome you to Bryher Campsite. Every year we're joined by all sorts of groups, from schools and scout groups to kayakers, rowers and other activity groups.
We are happy to provide advice and information on travel and activities, and outside school holidays we can usually give large groups their own field.
For group booking enquiries, please contact us.
Frequently Asked Questions
Sorry - we do not allow dogs (or other animals!) on the campsite.
We don't allocate pitches, so you're welcome to pitch anywhere on the site. We have six camping fields so there's plenty of space - and choice, whether you want to overlook the Atlantic or Cromwell's Castle, find a quiet corner to yourself or pitch next to friends.
There's nothing like the smell of a barbecue to complete your camping holiday, and we are more than happy for you to use barbecues on the site. We do ask that you are careful to avoid damage to the grass, and that you properly extinguish the barbecue after you have finished. Please never use a barbecue inside your tent.
You are welcome to use a fire bowl, but again please be sure to minimise damage to the grass. We do not allow open fires as these cause a serious fire risk due to the peaty ground on the islands.
If you would like to enjoy an open fire, you are welcome to do so on any of the beaches on Bryher, but please make sure you clean up after yourself to keep the island looking beautiful.
We charge a flat rate per person per night, and do not charge dependent on the size or number of tents. However, please do consider others on the campsite and also consider the luggage limits on Skybus and Scillonian - and make sure you can lift your own bags! No single bag should weigh over 20kg.
No, sorry. Due to the location of the site and the nature of the tracks on Bryher, we do not allow trailers.
We don't provide WiFi on site, by popular demand from our campers (you'll find a better connection without it!)
The islands have excellent 4G phone signal on most major networks (Vodafone, EE, O2 etc) and although phone signal on the campsite is patchy, you can get a good signal within a few moments' walk.
If you need to log on you can find free WiFi at Fraggle Rock bar, Bryher Shop and the Hell Bay Hotel.
We welcome people with disabilities and will always do all we can to make life easier for you. However, due to the location of Bryher and the nature of the campsite it may be unsuitable for guests with some physical disabilities. Please telephone us (01720 422068) or email us and we will be more than happy to discuss your needs.