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Isles of Scilly Memories – Gig Racing – Championship style

As part of our Isles of Scilly Memories series, this week as we approach the weekend that would have been the World Pilot Gig Championships; we are going to look back at previous championships and reminisce those IOS Memories. The World Pilot Gig Championships (WPGC) are an annual gig racing event held on the Isles…

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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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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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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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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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An Isles of Scilly Christmas

There’s no denying it, Christmas has crept up on us and in just over a month the big day will be here. If you’re stuck for gift ideas for your loved ones that you know are Isles of Scilly fans, take a look at our ‘Scilly gift guide’. From unique hand-crafted gins to silver trinkets…

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A look back at the 2019 season

The Scillonian sailing season has finished for 2019. We’ve had another great season reaching many milestones and seeing some spectacular sights along the way. In March we welcomed Natalie from the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust, as she embarked on a season as Marine Ranger aboard Scillonian III. Natalie travelled twice a week on the…

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Don’t hesitate, book your island getaway

Make the Isles of Scilly a part of your 2020. It’s never too early to start thinking about next year’s holiday. If you’re already dreaming about making 2020 the year you visit the Isles of Scilly, why not start booking. Here’s a little look at what you’ll find when you discover these islands. The journey…

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