It’s so easy to make your escape to the Isles of Scilly and discover the destination that feels like it’s a world away from anywhere else in England.
You’ll experience the unique charms of Scilly from the moment you check-in with Isles of Scilly Travel, whether you’ve chosen to soar into the skies on a Skybus plane or opted for a leisurely sail on the Scillonian passenger ferry.
You can fly to the Isles of Scilly from Exeter, Newquay and Land’s End Airports and reach this breathtakingly beautiful cluster of islands off the Cornish coast in less than an hour, with just enough time enough to soak up the stunning aerial views from your Skybus plane.
However you choose to get there, you’ll arrive to discover a destination that is truly a world apart from everyday life, with deserted stretches of fine white sand beaches and crystal-clear waters waiting for you.
There are five inhabited islands, each with its own unique charm and character, and island-hopping is a must. Then get back to nature with the opportunity to enjoy everything this magical archipelago has to offer in the great outdoors, from snorkelling with seals to embarking on a wildlife boat safari, kayaking to an off-island, exploring tropical gardens or searching out rare birds and historic sites of interest.
So what are you waiting for?
- Fly to the Isles of Scilly from Land’s End in just 15 minutes, half an hour from Newquay or 60 minutes from Exeter Airport
- You can also catch the Scillonian III ferry from Penzance and sail to Scilly accompanied by pods of dolphins along the way.
- Skybus flights operate all year round from Land’s End and Newquay (Exeter flights and Scillonian ferry from March-October)
- Dogs are welcome too – pet owners can book tickets for their pooch to fly with them in specially designed on-board dog carriers
- Flights offer incredible views of the Cornish coast – and Skybus even sells tickets for scenic flights taking in Cornwall’s iconic coastline
- This year marks the 80th anniversary of flights from Land’s End to Scilly – and the 30th anniversary of the first scheduled Skybus passenger services