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Bushcraft expert Ray Mears explores the Isles of Scilly

We’ve recently had the pleasure of hosting survival expert Ray Mears on the Isles of Scilly. Ray is the Isles of Scilly Steamship Groups patron in 2018, which means he’s going to be supporting the company and worthy causes on the Isles of Scilly and spreading the word about the magic of Scilly. Ray is…

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An island adventure for you and your pet

Here at Isles of Scilly Travel we understand that your dog is part of the family and travelling to the Isles of Scilly means you don’t have to leave them behind. Think long coastal walks, paddling in shallow waters and evenings curled up in front of the fire. With most of the beaches being dog…

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Island life

Keep on running (and swimming… and running…)

Picture this, we’re on the southern tip of England, in the Atlantic. Surrounded by 140 small islands, only 5 of which are inhabited, the beaches are pristine white and the sea an azure blue. Each year, the quiet islands- the Isles of Scilly are home the World Championship swim-run qualifier ÖTILLÖ.  The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun, an…

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Introducing Island Helicopters

With bookings now being taken and helicopter flights departing Land’s End for the Isles of Scilly in May 2018; we’re looking forward to welcoming Island Helicopters to Land’s End Airport and sharing the fantastic modern facilities. Managing Director, Mark Howarth, introduces Island Helicopters to Land’s End Airport in our short film below: Land’s End Airport…

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Travel Local this Spring and set sail for Scilly

Do you live in Devon and Cornwall and have often thought about visiting the Isles of Scilly, but never quite made the short journey across… Well now you can for a whole lot less! We’re offering residents in Devon and Cornwall the chance to visit the Isles of Scilly with our 2018 locals offer. Set…

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Spring into Spring and set sail for the Isles of Scilly

Over on the Isles of Scilly, the Narcissi are in bloom, the evenings are getting lighter, and the boats are being put back in the water in preparation for the season ahead. In Penzance, the Scillonian team have been busy with the annual checks and upkeep of Scillonian III, our flagship passenger ferry for another…

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A Stream of Scilly Memories

As it’s World Book Day today (1st March), we thought we’d share this lovely extract written by acclaimed novelist and lover of the Isles of Scilly, Michael Morpurgo. “Picture this. A two-year-old girl, August 1944, sits in birthday suit on Pentle Bay on Tresco, smiling in the sunshine, little fists full of sand. First time…

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Fly to Scilly from the UK, Ireland and Europe

Flying to the Isles of Scilly is all part of the experience; there’s no need for in-flight entertainment the open cockpit and bird’s eye views of the Devon countryside and Cornish coastline will have you wishing the flight is longer. Sights from Exeter Airport You’ll fly out over the historic city of Exeter — look for…

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Enjoy an island escape this February on the Isles of Scilly

Whether it’s a half term break with the family or a romantic break for two this Valentines Day, you’ll find lots of things to see and do on the Isles of Scilly. Connect Scilly Fly direct from Newquay or Land’s End Airport, with major connecting flights from the UK and Europe to Newquay Airport- it’s…

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Connect to the Isles of Scilly in 2018

It’s that time of year where we’re feeling a little ‘blue’ as Christmas becomes a fading memory and the cold weather sets in. But here at Isles of Scilly Travel, we’re busy preparing and getting excited for the year ahead. There’s a jam-packed schedule of events on the Isles of Scilly, with foodie feast, low…

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Make 2018 the year you travel to the Isles of Scilly

Christmas may be over but there’s lots of things to look forward to in the new year, the remaining winter months on the Isles of Scilly are quiet and a great time of year for exhilarating beach walks to wrap up and enjoy. The north coast of St Martin’s and the fittingly named Hell Bay…

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Make the connection to Scilly in 2018

Here at Isles of Scilly Travel we’re busy looking ahead to the next season and we’re really excited to release our latest instalment of our Isles of Scilly series. Let us take you to the first-place summer arrives in England and the last place that it leaves… If you know a Scilly lover who simply…

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