On the island
there is a private residence called the Battery.
During the Napoleonic Wars there was a battery
here which had three canon
This area has
been a graveyard for shipping and the remains of SS Alba
can been seen at low tide. Close to the
coastguard’s lookout there used to be a pharos.
This was a fire lit at night to warn shipping of
the dangers and to safely guide ships into St
To get to the
Island it is best to park at the Island car park
which is fortunately close by and provides day