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Dogs on the Isles of Scilly - island views
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Can I take my dog to the Isles of Scilly?

A DOG’S LIFE Pets love island life… Famously dog friendly, the Isles of Scilly is the perfect staycation destination to travel with your four-legged companions. In 2020, Cornwall was named the number two hotspot destination to take dogs on holiday. Perhaps you are thinking about combining an Isles of Scilly trip with a visit to…

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#ScillyStaycation

Every activity comes with a stunning view.

Just 28 miles off the coast of Cornwall, the Isles of Scilly are a beautifully wild and unspoilt place to get away from it all. Island life might move at a gentle pace but there is plenty to make your time here unforgettable. The five inhabited islands; St. Mary’s, Tresco, St. Martin’s, Bryher and St.…

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Newlyn Primary School Visit to Land's End Airport November 2021
Behind the Scenes

A Memorable Visit

16th December 2021 Update: A special thank you from Newlyn School Following on from their visit to Land’s End Airport, the staff and pupils of Newlyn School surprised the Skybus team with a special delivery of hand written notes and fantastic drawings to thank the staff for having them and their behind-the-scenes tour. It looks…

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12 Days of Scilly Christmas Gifting

And just like that we’re nearly into December, and Christmas is just around the corner with just under a month to go. If you’ve still got some festive shopping to do, what better gift this Christmas, than the gift of Scilly! Whether that’s the promise of an island adventure with a travel voucher, some Scilly…

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Our Heritage

‘One Hundred Years’ delivering for Scilly

Last year, in 2020, the company celebrated 100 years of ‘delivering for Scilly’.  As part of the celebrations, we worked with local artist Sue Lewington to create a special centenary illustrated book. Sue is a freelance illustrator who specialises in ink and watercolour sketches.  She lived on St Martin’s for 20 years, where she ran…

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Scillonian I aground - wartime - 1942
Our Heritage

War Time Scillonian 1939-1945

Today is Remembrance Day, so we thought we would share how Scillonian I played an important role in the war effort. During the Second World War ‘Scillonian I’ amazingly maintained a near-perfect sailing record. Between 1939 and 1945, a total of 1,552 crossings were completed with only one being cancelled due to exceptionally bad weather…

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Behind the Scenes

Inspiring the next generation

In a field currently dominated by men, we believe it is important to encourage and inspire women to pursue a career in aviation. Amelia at 14 is the youngest member of the Black Mountain Gliding Club in the Brecon Beacons National Park. She recently completed her first solo flight and aspires to become a RAF…

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Behind the Scenes

Supporting The Island Haven

We are proud to be involved in the local community and with local charities. Currently we support a range of groups, good causes, sporting events, subsidised travel for island residents, medical flights and off-island freight. We are delighted to support, The Island Haven, a charity aiming to provide a place to stay on the mainland…

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Behind the scenes at Skybus engineering
Behind the Scenes

Behind the scenes at Skybus engineering

Safety is the number one priority of Engineering Manager Mick Yould and his team of nine – including engineers, aircraft fitters, two stores’ supervisors and one technical records supervisor. The busy department is responsible for the maintenance, safety, and airworthiness of Skybus’s fleet of four Twin Otters and three Islanders. Mick, who has been with…

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Stargazing on Scilly

Don’t forget to look up Stargazing is a magical experience for everyone to enjoy especially when visiting Scilly. With no light pollution Scilly has some of the darkest skies in the UK, making the islands the perfect spot for you to look up as the autumn nights draw in. The night sky is full of…

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St Marys in autumn - September sea view
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Autumn a special time on Scilly

Late summer and autumn is a special time on Scilly – quieter and wilder. The islands are ablaze with wonderful warm hues, the wildlife thriving with activity and it is still warm enough for days spent outdoors enjoying the spectacular scenery. At this time of the year you’ll find something for foodies, walkers, wildlife enthusiasts…

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Scillonian Day Trip - St Mary's
Day trips

Spend the day on Scilly

These utterly unspoilt islands are a designated area of outstanding natural beauty, so whether it’s a day trip for two or a family adventure the Isles of Scilly are the dream day trip destination for those who like exploring the great outdoors. We have some great ideas on how to spend your day on Scilly…

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