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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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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… Indulge your sweet tooth, we have traditional clotted cream fudge available to purchase at our airport at Land’s End, designed with packing inspired from our water loving friends. 2. In the bag,…

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Our top 10 images of 2017

Wild beaches, rocky coastlines and tropical palms, it’s not a surprise that Scilly is often referred to as Cornwall’s Caribbean. From sweeping headlands, stunning sunsets and fascinating places to explore, the Isles of Scilly are truly magical. We’ve had another fantastic season and wanted to share some of our best images of the year, here’s…

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Behind the Scenes

The Job at the End of the Street, behind the Scenes with Mickey

As part of our behind the scenes series, we thought we’d introduce Mickey Murley, a key member of staff in the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group. Mickey works at Penzance Dry Dock, maintaining the groups ships, Scillonian III, Mali Rose, Gry Maritha, Swift Lady and Lyonesse Lady, amongst many other projects at the Dry Dock.…

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COMPELLING MESSAGES WIN A FLIGHT TO SCILLY

Eight Isles of Scilly enthusiasts have won a return flight to the island paradise after waxing lyrical about why they want to visit the destination in our online competition. To celebrate the 80th anniversary of flights from Land’s End to the Isles of Scilly, we asked people to tell us why they want to visit…

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Island life

Escape to Scilly this October half term

Your island adventure begins by air or by sea, and we go to great lengths to make sure that the journey feels part of the island experience. Sailing from Penzance on Scillonian III is a wonderful introduction to your coastal holiday. The kids can stretch their legs on the deck and you can enjoy sprawling…

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The greatest show on Scilly? -It’s above your head.

Situated 28 miles off the coast of Cornwall are the beautiful Isles of Scilly, famous for their Caribbean like beaches and laid-back pace of life. But, after dark the skies come alive, Scilly’s remote location and dark, clear skies can make for spectacular star gazing. Local photography enthusiast Dave Sherris tells us more… “The Isles…

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Get your boots -Walking, breaks on the Isles of Scilly

Autumn on the Isles of Scilly means country walks, wildlife-spotting and delicious food and drink. Take advantage of the empty beaches and explore the Isles of Scilly by foot. This October the popular walking event returns for a long weekend of exploring trails and tracks. You can discover the wilderness, wondering down nature trails, admiring…

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An Isles of Scilly hamper

From deserted beaches to headlands with sweeping views, Scilly has no shortage of wonderful picnic places- and how much better if all your food is local? Whether you’re visiting the islands for a day trip or longer break, you simply must sample the islands local produce. We’ve pulled together a hampers feast from the islands…

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The very best Cornish days out – our ultimate top 5

It’s not hard to see why Cornwall is one of the UK’s most popular holiday counties, with endless sweeping coastlines, rich history and a laid-back lifestyle, it’s the perfect getaway. If you’re simply travelling through on your journey to the stunning Isles of Scilly, we’d recommend extending your holiday and stopping in Cornwall for a…

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