Island life

Island life

Scillonian III: Celebrating a spectacular season at sea

As the Scillonian III makes her final few journeys of 2015, we’re taking a look back at the moments that have made this summer extraordinary. If you’d like to visit the islands during the winter months, Skybus continues to operate regular flights from Land’s End and Newquay airports. We’ve enjoyed a wonderful summer sailing across…

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Travel Scilly: Giddy-up and experience St Mary’s on horseback

Trotting across white sands, cantering along bridal paths and splashing in the bays – travelling on horseback is a wonderful way to experience the incredible coastal scenery around St Mary’s. And with the stables just a couple of miles from both the airport and the harbour, horse riding is the ideal activity if you’ve just…

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Spectacular views and evening viewings

1st-4th October: Walk Scilly Weekend & St Martin’s Film Festival. Fly or sail to Scilly for the first weekend in October and feast your eyes on sand, seascapes and… cinema! Combining a weekend’s wandering with evenings snuggled up in front of the silver screen, Walk Scilly Weekend and the St Martin’s Film Festival are back.  Top…

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Experience the truly great outdoors

All aboard for an autumnal adventure on the Isles of Scilly! As the summer simmers down, there’s still so much for families to see and do on the islands. From spotting baby seal pups and rare migrating birds, to exploring the nature trails and finding fungi growing in the hedgerows – it’s the perfect excuse…

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Travel Scilly: Grab your camera and explore the extraordinary islands by boat.

What would be your ultimate holiday experience? How about spotting a pod of breaching dolphins, exploring an island that’s been uninhabited for over a century, or catching some mackerel for your dinner? Memories of Scilly are often made at sea, so rather than limit your stay to just one island, head to the quay and…

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Walk on the wild side

Set sail for a forager’s feast on Scilly Succulent sea spinach, slightly salty blackberries and abundant rock samphire – Scilly is the perfect environment in which to channel your inner forager.  It’s the perfect excuse to step away from the supermarkets and take a fresh look at nature’s pantry. For ten years, local foraging expert…

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Experience a taste of island life

Hop over to Scilly with us this summer Delicate crabmeat, fish fresh from the sea and crisp local wine to enjoy it with – Scilly is a delicious retreat for foodies. This summer, pack your bags and let us whisk you away for a culinary adventure across five islands, culminating with a feast at the…

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Travel Scilly: Gear up the family and explore St. Mary’s by bike

The Isles of Scilly are a sanctuary for families. With more boats than cars and miles of coastal paths and nature trails to explore, travelling to the unspoilt islands instantly transports you back to a simpler time, before traffic filled our roads. Most travellers will arrive by Skybus or Scillonian into St. Mary’s – the…

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Feel your spirit soar on Scilly

Fly to the extraordinary islands from just £70* Exhilarating days followed by mellow evenings by the sea – Scilly is the perfect destination for couples and friends to escape the stresses of modern life. Despite being just a short flight or ferry crossing away, emails and deadlines can feel like a distant memory, allowing you…

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Where All the World’s a Stage…

From white sands and azure waters to vibrant gardens, the Isles of Scilly offers up truly dramatic vistas. So what better backdrop for a spot of open-air theatre? Summer on the Isles of Scilly is all about spending time outside, drinking in the jaw-dropping scenery. And we’re not just talking about boats bobbing against crystal…

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Seeking family time? Discover Scilly. Family day trips from just £79

Remember the days when children would run around outdoors, when there were fewer technological distractions or busy roads for parents to worry about? Well, we know of one place where that is still the case – where you can reconnect as a family, surrounded by nature and the soothing sounds of the sea. You don’t…

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Can you hear the islands calling?

Set sail for the Scilly Folk Festival 21st -26th May With a second bank holiday to enjoy this month, why not make the three days count and book an extraordinary escape to the Isles of Scilly. With mile-long beaches and coastal paths to explore, local produce to taste, spectacular sea views and the islands’ folk…

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