Island life

Island life

Take off and take part

 The Isles of Scilly are a wonderful destination all year round. As well as the picture-perfect white sandy beaches, there are plenty of Island events to look forward to this year. Whether you hop over for an invigorating one-day escape, or book a longer restorative break; there’s an event to suit everybody in the family.…

Read more

Island life

Treat your family to an island adventure (without the long haul!)

White sands, turquoise waters, tropical plants and beach BBQs. You don’t need to whisk your family to the other side of the world to enjoy an authentic island experience. In fact, the Isles of Scilly have the postcard-perfect scenery, the relaxing island lifestyle and so much more… If you’re craving an island escape, but don’t…

Read more

Island life

The power of positive thought

It’s a new year and a time for new beginnings. Here at Isles of Scilly Travel, we think the best way to start the year is by being open-minded and setting yourself realistic goals. Your holiday is a chance to escape, to leave the daily worries behind and discover a relaxed, happier version of yourself.…

Read more

Island life

#TravelLocal and live the island life

Travelling within the UK doesn’t mean leaving your sense of adventure at the check-in desk. Set your sights on the Isles of Scilly for an authentic taste of island life… Scilly offers the complete island experience without the long haul flight. In fact, you’ll spend a maximum of one hour in the air, or less…

Read more

Activity guides

Your summer on Scilly starts… now!

With Chestnuts roasting on open fires and Jack Frost nipping at our noses, the summer holidays might feel like they’re a long way off. But book your Scilly adventure before New Year and you’ll have a wonderful holiday to look forward to once the excitement of Christmas Day has worn off. Take off and take…

Read more

Island life

Dreaming of a white-sand Christmas

Discover the Christmas present that will put you on everyone’s nice list – a trip to the Isles of Scilly! It’s less than two months until Christmas and here on the Isles of Scilly we’re busy ironing our Santa suits in preparation for the Christmas dash and splash – a festive fancy dress event that…

Read more

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…

Read more

Activity guides

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…

Read more

Island life

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…

Read more

Island life

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…

Read more

Activity guides

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…

Read more

Activity guides

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…

Read more

Travel news and updates: We’ll let you know first

Twitter

For information, offers and services, follow @IOSTravel
For the latest travel updates follow @IOSTravelUpdate

Telephone and email

Please call us on +44(0) 1736 334220
or email sales@islesofscilly-travel.co.uk.