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Another world is closer than you think

  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…

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Discover the destination on your doorstep

The Isles of Scilly may feel like a world away from anywhere else in England but it’s so easy to discover this incredible destination with Skybus flights from Exeter Airport taking less than an hour to reach Cornwall’s Caribbean. The journey is all part of the adventure when you visit the Isles of Scilly, a…

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Discover an island paradise just 28 miles off the Cornish Coast

Book with Isles of Scilly Travel to visit the island paradise off the Cornish Coast in 2017… With Skybus flights from Exeter, Newquay and Land’s End Airports reaching the Isles of Scilly in under an hour, it’s tantalisingly easy to discover everything this magical cluster of islands has to offer. Fly to Scilly, or opt…

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Island Paradise

“You’ll discover largely deserted stretches of fine white sand beaches and sparkling crystal-clear azure waters reminiscent of the Caribbean…” Discover the destination on your doorstep this year and fly to the Isles of Scilly with Skybus in less than an hour. Flights leave from Exeter, Newquay and Land’s End Airport to reach this breathtakingly beautiful…

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Skybus: The fastest way to reach the Isles of Scilly

Flying with Skybus is a truly unique experience, whether it’s the personal welcome from your pilot as you are greeted before you board or the awe-inspiring views of the Devon and Cornwall coastline from the window; it’s the only plane journey you’ll be wishing took longer. Skybus operates all year round from Land’s End and…

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Autumn on the Isles of Scilly: Bryher. By The Enjoyable Rut

Who says you need to travel half-way around the world to find paradise? The Isles of Scilly have it all and idyllic beaches, abundant sea-life, tropical gardens and warm climates are all just a hop, skip and a jump from mainland UK. Being a Penzance girl, the Isles of Scilly have always been on my…

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A look back at the 2016 Scillonian sailing season

We’ve enjoyed another wonderful season sailing daily from Penzance to the Isles of Scilly, spotting an array of spectacular wildlife along the way. Dolphins, porpoises and sunfish to name just a few have made regular sightings. We’ve seen some outstanding sunrises, sunsets and sun filled days; the islands have had a wonderful season with some…

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Give the gift of Scilly

As the Autumn season begins to wind down, like us, you’ll be looking towards Christmas and presents for friends and family. We’ve got some truly special gifts that’ll make memories last a lifetime. Perhaps you know a relative that already has everything or a friend with a passion for exploring? Or perhaps you just want…

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Autumn day trips to Scilly

Set sail from Penzance and arrive to the Isles of Scilly by lunchtime. On your way, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy a stunning seaside view of Cornwall’s quaint fishing villages, the famous open air Minack Theatre and the Land’s End Peninsula. We’ve pulled together our top five-day trip experiences to be had on…

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The Isles of Scilly Museum

Our own team voted this the islands’ best way to spend a rainy day. The museum is full of curiosities, pictures and finds from shipwrecks, giving you a glimpse of daily life on Scilly from Roman times to the present day. It’s open all year round. Church Street, Hugh Town, St. Mary’s 01720 422337

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Holy Vale Vineyard tour

Nestling in the middle of the island, St. Mary’s own vineyard and winery opens its doors from April until September for tours, lobster lunches… and wine tasting, of course. It’s a good idea to book in advance. Holy Vale, St. Mary’s 01720 420317

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Hire a golf buggy

If walking and cycling seem a bit energetic, a golf buggy is a fun, easy way to explore the island in comfort. It’s something out of the ordinary for the whole family – and up to eight can ride – but be aware there are age limits on who can drive. The Scilly Cart Co,…

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