The Pods

Isles of Scilly

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About The Pods at Parting Carn

Welcome to Parting Carn, our luxury self catering pods offer a unique and relaxing Scilly experience. Situated on a small family working farm on St Marys, surrounded by beautiful scenery and countryside you will find our pods the perfect base for you to come and go from whilst exploring our breathtaking islands.

Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or simply to unwind and relax far away from the stresses and strains of modern life this is the perfect little retreat.

Brand new for 2022

Stay in Our Luxury Pods

There are two luxury pods at Parting Carn, Upper Sty and Lower Sty.

Named after their unique shape, Upper and Lower Sty both have stunning multi-coloured mood-changing LED lights around the outside of the porch, a perfect lighting compliment if you chose to stay in Upper Sty, which has it’s own private Scandinavian hot tub.

Each Pod
Strictly sleeps 2
Key Features
WiFi &
Smart TV
near to the beach
Walking to Beach
cooking facilities
Kitchen Facilities
fire pit and bbq
BBQ & Firepit
hot tub
(Upper Sty only)
dog friendly accommodation on the scillies
Dog Friendly
(Lower Sty only)

More Info About The Pods

Location & Setting

Situated just 10-15 minutes walk from Old Town which has a pub, beach and local shop and about a 20 minute stroll to town, Parting Carn is ideally located with beautiful walks and gardens on our doorstep.

Experience the wonderful sight of cows and calves grazing just beyond your private garden and at certain times of the year other animals too.

Our apologies but our pods are not suitable for children under 12 years.


Built in the Cotswolds using traditional handcraft our luxury pods come equipped with everything and more you need for a self catering holiday including:

  • A generous welcome pack including a bottle of wine, 1 litre of bottled Cornish milk, tea, coffee, biscuits, chocolates, our own free range eggs and some freshly cut flowers.
  • Double bed with luxury king sized bedding
  • Luxury towels and robes and slippers (for Upper Sty guests)
  • Kitchen with 2 ring hob, microwave, kettle, toaster and fridge with small freezer compartment.
  • Hot running water
  • Plates, bowls, cutlery, pots, pans, cups, glasses, cafeteria and a tea pot
  • Tin opener, bottle/wine openers, cooking utensils and a chopping board
  • Tin foil, tea towels and much more
  • Sofa
  • Shower room with toilet, sink and a heated towel rail
  • Smart TV
  • WiFi
  • Sufficient heating
  • Beach towels
  • BOSE sound system
  • Luxury dog bed for Lower Sty guests
Outside Space

A private decked and lawned garden with:

  • BBQ
  • Fire Pit
  • Scandinavian hot tub (available in Upper Sty only)
  • Outdoor seating
Dog Friendly

We welcome well behaved dogs in Lower Sty for a fee of £40 per dog (maximum of two dogs) and a refundable deposit of £30 is also applicable at time of booking.

All dogs must be kept under control and must not be left in the pods unsupervised at any time.

Arrival Info

Wednesday changeover for Upper Sty, minimum 7 nights

Wednesday changeover for Lower Sty, minimum 7 nights

The pods are available from 3pm on arrival and must be vacated by 10am on departure.

Pod Prices

There are two luxury pods at Parting Carn, Upper Sty and Lower Sty.

Why not treat yourself and book Upper Sty which has its own private Scandinavian log -fuelled hot tub.

Upper Sty 2022
Wed 13th April-27th April & 21st September- 12th October (Low season)
Wed 27th April - Wed 7th September (High- Season)
Wed 7th September- 21st September (Mid-Season)
Prices are per pod, for 7 nights
Wednesday Arrivals only
Min. 7-night stay
Lower Sty 2022
Wed 13th April-27th April & 21st September -12th October (Low-season)
Wed 27th April - Wed 7th September (High-season)
Wed 7th September - 21st September (Mid-season)
Prices are per pod, for 7 nights
Wednesday Arrivals only
Min. 7-night stay
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Check Availability

Contact Parting Carn now to find out availability for your visit to the Isles of Scilly.

st marys on the isles of scilly with beach as viewed through trees on a warm sunny day