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Time running out to apply for £10,000 community group fund

Local groups and good causes have got until February 28th to apply for a grant of up to £10,000 from the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s Community Fund. The charitable fund has donated a milestone £50,000 to 35 different groups over the past three years. 2018 saw the Community Fund’s single biggest donation yet –…

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For the love of, Scilly

Many of our visitors return to the Isles of Scilly, year after year, bringing family and friends who then share their love of Scilly with their family and friends. But, if you’ve never visited the islands before, you may be wondering just what makes these sand fringed shores, 28 miles west of Land’s End, so…

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Behind the Scenes

A peek behind the scenes with our customer services team

Amongst the chatter and tapping keyboards of Steamship House, you’ll find our dedicated customer service team responding and helping our customers with enquiries, complaints and compliments. Our team of three work tirelessly responding to our customers ensuring everyone who has taken the time to email, write or call are happy with the help and responses…

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Everything slows to a walking pace

After Land’s End, spring begins. It’s been a while since you’ve seen flowers in the hedgerows or felt the sun on your skin. So, here’s something worth knowing. 28 miles from Cornwall, you’ll find the Isles of Scilly’s sea pinks and purple loosestrife in full bloom. There’s more sunshine, and the evenings stay lighter, longer…

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Spring routes to the Isles of Scilly

Just 28 miles off the coast of Cornwall, lies a cluster of islands where spring arrives sooner, where the climate is just a little bit warmer, the flowers are brighter, and the sun sets later. Whether you’re looking for sheltered bays to discover, miles of wild heathland and coastline to explore or a diverse events…

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Make the most of your Scilly escape with a packed spring events calendar

Blessed by their southerly latitude and the warmth of the Gulf Stream, the Isles of Scilly are the first place that spring arrives in England. When you think of spring, you may conjure up images of fields of yellow Narcissi, blooms of colour in the hedgerows and migratory birds returning. And here’s the thing, spring…

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It’s only 28 miles from Cornwall, but spring really does come early on Scilly

It’s only 28 miles from Cornwall, but spring really does come early on Scilly If you can’t wait for spring, we have good news: you don’t have to. Because on the Isles of Scilly, spring arrives sooner – and we can prove it. Scilly enjoys a climate that’s warmer and brighter than the mainland –…

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The Isles of Scilly 2018 season in pictures

2018 has been a fantastic year in Cornwall and on the Isles of Scilly, we’ve had lots of warm sunny days extending right through to October. There were bright spring days with the sound of Oyster catchers scouring the shoreline and fields of Narcissi gently swaying in the breeze, there were the hot and still…

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All things ‘Scilly’

With Christmas just around the corner, we thought we’d put together our favourite gift ideas using all things Scilly. Here’s our top picks: Isles of Scilly Travel gift vouchers, you can purchase gift vouchers for as little or as much as you like, to find out about our Travel vouchers, call our friendly travel centre…

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Behind the Scenes

2 minutes with Charlie Watson, Deputy Passenger Handling Supervisor at Skybus

Have you ever wondered what a typical day looks like on the front line at Land’s End Airport? We’ve caught up with Charlie Watson … What’s your favourite thing about working at Land’s End Airport? I like the people I work with, and the whole day-to-day routine of the Airport. It still fascinates me, seeing…

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Keep Scilly wild and beautiful

Did you know 64% of the Isles of Scilly are looked after by just one charity? We’ve caught up the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust to hear about the great work they do across the islands. “The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust is the local, independent conservation charity with a small staff team, of seven,…

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A busy summer at sea

As the busy summer season draws to a close, we’ve caught up with the ORCA team to hear about all of the wildlife sightings they’ve recorded from aboard Scillonian III this year. We’ve been in partnership with ORCA for nine years, the route between Penzance and the Isles of Scilly and the waters surrounding West…

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