Innisidgen Lower and Upper Burial Chambers

Aerial View of Innisidgen Lower and Upper Burial Chambers
The entrance way to the burial chamber.

Free Entry

Open any reasonable time during daylight hours


St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0NX

Before You Go

Two Bronze Age communal burial cairns with fine views of the Isles of Scilly. The upper cairn is the best preserved on the islands.

Read more about the history of Innisidgen Lower and Upper Burial Chambers.

Before You Go

Access: Situated in the far north western corner of St Mary’s, the site is best accessed on foot or by bike.

Facilities: Shops, food outlets and toilets are available a couple of miles away in Hugh Town.

Please be aware: English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

Plan a Great Day Out

Bring a picnic and enjoy the breathtaking views over the neighbouring islands.

Walk along the coast to Bant's Carn Burial Chamber and Halangy Down Ancient Village, which provide another glimpse into the island's prehistoric past in an equally beautiful location.

Discover more about the rich history of the archipelago at the Isles of Scilly museum in Hugh Town.

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