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Day Trippers Diary

Every year visitors return to the Isles of Scilly, bringing old and new friends, and making memories to cherish for a lifetime.  One visitor, in particular, makes a rail and sail trip, 10 times every summer to get his ‘Scilly fix’. We caught up with Paul Chrisp to hear about his Scillonian day trip recommendations.…

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Rainy day activities on Scilly

You wouldn’t think it but it does occasionally rain on Scilly. We’ve pulled together ten ways to make the most of your time with the kids when the weathers wet. Visit the local artists Wherever you look on Scilly you’ll find galleries full of art capturing the islanders’ unique light. A tour of artists’ studios…

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Cycling on Scilly

28 miles off the tip of Cornwall, lies the perfect British summer on a small group of islands called the Isles of Scilly. These islands are easily accessible for the day or a longer visit. We think one of the best ways to see the Isles of Scilly is by bike, you’ll find a place…

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A traditional summers day out on the Isles of Scilly

From pedal power to traditional family games, a summers day trip to the Isles of Scilly provides an energetic and fun day out for families. Travel to the islands on Scillonian III with one of our great day trip offers over the summer holidays, the crossing takes around 2 hours and 45 minutes. On a…

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There’s so much to see in the Southwest

A visit to the Southwest is a chance to experience life at a slower pace, a time to unwind and appreciate authentic experiences; covering coastlines, landmarks, countryside, city breaks and culture. If you’re visiting the Isles of Scilly, why not extend your stay to include a stop-over near to the Isles of Scilly departure points?…

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Explore two islands in one day this summer on Scilly

You may have seen pictures of the Isles of Scilly and thought they look a million miles away, but they are just 28 miles off the coast of Land’s End and easily close enough to visit for the day. We’ve brought back our Saturday double sailings in the peak summer months meaning you’ll get a…

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Helen Glover visits the Isles of Scilly
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Helen Glover discovers the Isles of Scilly for the first time

Olympic Champion, Helen Glover needs little introduction, she grew up in Penzance and is keen to shout about Cornwall and her roots, which is why we asked Helen to be our ambassador for Isles of Scilly Travel. Helen, her partner Steve Backshall and their baby son Logan along with Helen’s mum who made regular visits…

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The Isles of Scilly remind you of how summers used to be

28 miles off the coast of Cornwall lies the perfect British summer, where the weather feels warmer and life moves more slowly. With few roads and even fewer cars, summer in the islands moves at the pace of the tides. The inter-island boat services take you across the crystal-clear sea, ferrying you from one pale…

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Cornwall’s own Olympic Champion Rower, Helen Glover discovers the Isles of Scilly

Olympic Champion rower Helen Glover is passionate about promoting her home county and in 2019 will be an ambassador for Isles of Scilly Travel. Helen hasn’t been to the islands but has heard so much about them that she wants to encourage more people to visit the Isles of Scilly. Helen, who grew up in…

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Isles of Scilly Family day trips

The Isles of Scilly are special for all ages but for families, it’s a great place to enjoy the simple things in life and appreciate all that the great outdoors has to offer. And with Whitsun around the corner, there’s ample opportunity to explore the Isles of Scilly in one day with our family day…

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Natalie Rance Scillonian's new Maine Ranger
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Q&A with Scillonian’s new Marine Ranger

As part of our partnership with the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust we will have a dedicated Marine Ranger (Natalie) travelling aboard Scillonian III at least twice a week. We caught up with Natalie to find out why she’s excited to take on this role and what she hopes to achieve… Tell us a little…

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Inspired by Scilly

From photographers and painters to printmakers and glassblowers, the artistic community on the Isles of Scilly is rich and diverse. Wherever you look, you’ll find inspiration, studios and galleries- it could be the polished gallery on Tresco, a gig shed on Bryher housing a painter’s studio or deep Scillonian history stained into the glass windows of a church.…

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