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Wonderful Wildlife with Steve Backshall

Nature conservationist and BAFTA-award winning television presenter Steve Backshall is best known for hosting popular wildlife series including Deadly 60 and Blue Planet Live. Steve, who was awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours for services to charity and wildlife conservation, is married to Cornish Olympian rower Helen Glover. The couple visited the Isles…

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Our Heritage

100 years of the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group | Behind the scenes with – Cap’n Bob

We’re officially 100 years young! That’s 100 years of providing a lifeline service to the Isles of Scilly. From essential transport links to haulage and freight services, we have a century of experience and as part of our behind the scenes series, we want to show the people that have made that milestone possible. In…

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Isles of Scilly Memories

We wish we were able to welcome you on-board Scillonian III or Skybus to take you to these beautiful sand-fringed islands and enjoy the great outdoors. Whilst we are not be able to connect you to the islands at the moment, we can bring a little of Scilly to your home. As we navigate these…

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Island life

A beginner’s Scillonian guide

With just a handful of days to go before our passenger ferry returns to the water for another season, we thought we’d share some handy tips about our Scillonian service… If you haven’t already booked, you can book tickets online here. If you need any help, take a look at our handy film which explains…

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The first signs of spring on the Isles of Scilly

If you’re feeling the winter blues, we’ve put together some inspiration and reasons to get excited about the return of spring. For us at Isles of Scilly Travel and on the islands, one sure signal of spring is when Scillonian III returns to service. She returns on the 23rd March and her crew have spent the…

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News

Fireworks for Scilly at community celebration to mark 100th anniversary

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group is marking its 100th anniversary with a major community celebration for islanders and visitors on the Isles of Scilly this June. The Steamship Group was formed in 1920 to help provide lifeline travel services between the islands and the Cornish mainland, and the group’s centenary year is being celebrated…

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Our Heritage

100 years of the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group | Behind the Scenes- Frederick Robert Ward, MBE, JP

2020 marks the 100th year of the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group. Over the next couple months, we’re going to bring to you a series of behind the scenes posts, looking back at the people that made the Company what it is today. In the first 100- year behind the scenes series, we’ve found out…

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Our Heritage

Capturing Scilly

Join us in 2020 as we celebrate 100 years of the Isles of Scilly Steamship Groups commitment and service to the Isles of Scilly. From the humble beginnings of an adapted fishing protection ship serving the islands pre Scillonian, to three Scillonian ships, freight ships and an airline service operating from multiple departure points; the…

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What’s on Scilly 2020 spring events

Empty beaches, glorious walks and nature’s beauty. We’ll help you get away to it all. A spring break is all about getting away from the winter and the hectic pace of modern life, but it is also about discovering something new. The Isles of Scilly are a group of sand-fringed islands that enjoy a warm…

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Make the Isles of Scilly a part of your 2020

Lying just 28 miles off the Cornish coast you’ll find a group of sand-fringed islands like nowhere else in the UK. Utterly unspoilt Scilly has a natural wildness that is completely relaxing and offers you an escape from everyday stresses. Be captivated discovering each island’s unique charms – you’ll soon discover why visitors are enticed…

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Our Heritage

A Scillonian century

In 2020 we, the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group will be celebrating our 100-year anniversary. That’s 100 years of providing a lifeline service to the Isles of Scilly. From the early days of an adapted fishing protection vessel making the crossing between Penzance and St Mary’s to the development of three Scillonian’s and our airline…

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Behind the Scenes

Behind the scenes at Isles of Scilly Travel: On-board with Scillonian III’s team

In our latest behind the scenes series, we’ve caught up with  Master Peter Crawford to find out about life aboard Scillonian in the winter months. Hi Pete, thanks for meeting with us, now Scillonian’s not sailing what does a ‘normal’ day look like for you? “There’s no such thing as a normal day! But the…

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