Isles of Scilly - AONB

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Sheep on St Martin's

Hilltop with Agriculture

Key Features:

– Curved ridge of granite running east-west through the centre of St Martin’s.
– Exposed plateau open to the Atlantic on the north.
– Rectangular fields with stone wall boundaries.
– Predominantly abandoned agricultural land often leaving gorse filled fields.
– Some small areas of intensive farming and horticulture
– Includes anciently enclosed land of prehistoric origin, with historic boundaries and features within existing fields.

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