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Skybus Pilots Landing at St Mary's Airport - Isles of Scilly
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Meet our newest Skybus pilots!

Earlier this year we welcomed two new Skybus pilots and both are in agreement that it’s the “best job you could possibly imagine”. Dragos Lupu and Harry Miller joined Skybus as First Officers, taking the total number of Skybus pilots to 23. Romanian-born Dragos, 33, had a career as a skydiving instructor before he trained…

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Western Rocks Cafe Revamp and menu overhaul at Land's End Airport
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Western Rocks Café revamp and menu overhaul

When was the last time you visited Western Rocks Café at Land’s End Airport? It’s had a makeover – and a total menu overhaul – and we think it’s better than ever. The café, which has incredible views, now has a growing reputation among locals as well as from people flying from the airport. This…

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Skybus flying in the sky to the Isles of Scilly on a sunny day
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Five reasons to travel to the Isles of Scilly by Skybus

With pristine beaches to enjoy, unspoiled walking trails to explore and an abundance of wildlife to meet, it’s easy to see why the Isles of Scilly is a popular destination for holidays and day trips from Cornwall. There are plenty of ways to get to the islands, whether you want to sail aboard the Scillonian…

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view of Cromwell castlein spring on the island of Tresco in the Isles of Scilly
History

Explore the history of the Isles of Scilly

Nestled off the coast of Cornwall, the Isles of Scilly stand as a testament to centuries of rich history and captivating legends. These hidden gems boast a blend of stunning natural landscapes and a captivating past, making them an excellent but lesser-known travel destination for history buffs. With settlements dating back to the Stone Age…

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Early evening island aerial view of St Mary's, Isles of Scilly
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How to get to the Isles of Scilly from London

Nestled off the coast of England, the Isles of Scilly attract visitors from all over the UK and beyond with their pristine beaches and captivating landscapes. If you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle of London and embark on a memorable adventure, this guide will provide you with the essential information on how to…

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Isles of Scilly coves and beaches
Day trips

Flying with Skybus: A Memorable Trip to the Isles of Scilly

You’ve already decided that you need to make the most of this beautiful weather and plan a trip to the Isles of Scilly, but you now need to decide how to get there… If you are looking for a memorable way to travel to the islands, then why not try a real flying experience on…

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Day trips

Things to do on the Isles of Scilly

The Isles of Scilly are famous for their white sandy beaches and azure blue seas, but relaxing on the beach isn’t the only thing to do on your island escape. There’s a whole host of activities waiting to be explored… Isles of Scilly Island Hopping There aren’t many destinations in the world where you can…

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Day trips

Experience the Isles of Scilly with a day trip from Devon or Cornwall

Just 28 miles off the Cornish coast lies an archipelago of sub-tropical islands waiting to be explored on a day trip from the South West. As the days get longer into Spring and Summer, you can really make the most of all the islands have to offer. With miles of white sandy beaches, fascinating wildlife,…

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Dolphin jumping in the sea off the coast of the Isles of Scilly
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Gry Maritha crew trained as marine mammal surveyors

Gry Maritha’s stalwart crew have added another string to their bow – being trained as marine mammal surveyors for charity ORCA. The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company has a long history of working with ORCA, with marine mammal surveyors conducting surveys for whales, dolphins and porpoises on board Scillonian III since 2009.     But…

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International Women’s Day 2023

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group is proud to have a strong female workforce – in fact, 28% of our staff are female, including ship and airline captains, firefighters and senior managers. As a company, we are committed to championing women, encouraging and inspiring them with their careers both now and in the future. We…

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Day trips

Longer days on the Isles of Scilly 2023

EXPERIENCE LONGER DAYS ON THE ISLES OF SCILLY March 20th marks not only the first Scillonian III sailing of the year, but the start of spring, bringing with it longer days and the opportunity to spend more time on the beautiful Isles of Scilly with our day trips experiences. More time on the islands means…

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Lyonesse Lady – bringing Christmas to the Isles of Scilly’s off-islands

Our trusty inter-island freight ship Lyonesse Lady has been helping to bring Christmas to the Isles of Scilly’s off-islands for more than 30 years. Whether it’s Christmas trees, gifts or the all-important Christmas dinner ingredients, the Lyonesse’s crew of two will be busy making sure the islanders have everything they need to celebrate. What Gry…

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