Indoor Heated Swimming Pool

Our indoor heated pool provides the perfect place to relax and unwind following a busy day Island hopping.  13m x 3m, beach towels provided. The pool also has a newly refurbished sun deck area just outside, alongside the pool with lounge style furniture allowing you to soak up the sun whilst enjoying the pool.

Tennis Court

The tennis court is located a short stroll away and rackets and balls are available from reception.


The most south westerly course in England, its beauty is unique and must be seen if visiting St Mary’s. It is open all year round, to members and non-members for golf. It has a welcoming clubhouse serving refreshing drinks, and a large balcony to take in some of the best panoramic views of the Islands. As guests of Star Castle Hotel you receive complimentary use of the course, subject to availability.


Boating is a big part of island life.  Tim the Boatman will pop and see you at breakfast everyday to help plan your day on the water offering his ever popular three Island Trip aboard the Calypso II.  The Sea Safari offers an exhilarating two hour trip taking in shipwrecks, seals & seabirds, reception can also assist in planning each of your days activities.

Horse Riding

St Mary’s Riding Centre is located just a few minutes from Pelistry Beach, a 30 minute stroll from the hotel.  Relax and enjoy breathtaking, panoramic views of the Islands as you explore the coast of St Mary’s on horse-back. Watch the short video below…


The Scilly Cart Co provides electric vehicles for use across St. Mary’s.  With flexible hiring options and easy to use carts, it’s a great way to discover the many varied and beautiful places on the island.  It’s also ideal for people with reduced mobility who wish to explore more.

Find out more here…


Or just relax and make yourself at home in the Star Castle lounge, while we bring you tea & coffee or anything else you might like from our well stocked bar.


We do our best to make sure kids feel welcome at Star Castle, and the island is full of things to do and keep them entertained and happy…


Not only are dogs more than welcome at Star Castle, but the island’s plane and ferry operators pride themselves in making it as easy as possible to bring your dog over here. Find out more on the IOS Travel website here