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Tips from the Chef’s Table

Get a flavour for the Isles of Scilly, you’re never far away from fresh, local produce. We asked Euan Rodger, owner of Tanglewood Kitchen on St. Mary’s, how to self-cater to impress, tackle Scillonian seafood and please the picky-eater in your life. I’m a novice in the kitchen, and there’s only basic equipment in my…

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A day with Scilly’s seals

You might be surprised how much you can do on a day trip to Scilly — visitors Katie and Rory share their story of bird-watching, ginger tea, and snorkeling with Atlantic grey seals. “We set off from home at around 6am, as were booked on the first flight of the day from Land’s End airport. After…

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Daphne Eileen Chudleigh -A Memoir-

Daphne Chudleigh was the Isles of Scilly Steamship Groups company Secretary for 35 years, she made a great contribution to the group, notably writing ‘Bridge over Lyonesse’, dating 70 years of Steamship history. Today, we look back at her brilliant achievements and time with the company. Daphne was born in 1920 in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey. Following…

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Embrace the great outdoors this summer on the Isles of Scilly

Put off camping by the thought of leaky tents and portable toilets? We’ve caught up with the Large family, regular visitors to the Garrison Campsite on St. Mary’s, to see why camping is actually one of the best ways to experience Scilly — with a few modern comforts, of course. Camping seems to involve a…

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A whole host of events to discover when you connect to the Isles of Scilly

The summer’s in full swing and we’ve been having some glorious hot summer days in Cornwall. We thought it would be great to have a look ahead at the busy events calendar on the Isles of Scilly, there are still a whole host of events to look forward to and we’ve hand-picked our favourite! The…

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Bushcraft expert Ray Mears explores the Isles of Scilly

We’ve recently had the pleasure of hosting survival expert Ray Mears on the Isles of Scilly. Ray is the Isles of Scilly Steamship Groups patron in 2018, which means he’s going to be supporting the company and worthy causes on the Isles of Scilly and spreading the word about the magic of Scilly. Ray is…

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An island adventure for you and your pet

Here at Isles of Scilly Travel we understand that your dog is part of the family and travelling to the Isles of Scilly means you don’t have to leave them behind. Think long coastal walks, paddling in shallow waters and evenings curled up in front of the fire. With most of the beaches being dog…

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Keep on running (and swimming… and running…)

Picture this, we’re on the southern tip of England, in the Atlantic. Surrounded by 140 small islands, only 5 of which are inhabited, the beaches are pristine white and the sea an azure blue. Each year, the quiet islands- the Isles of Scilly are home the World Championship swim-run qualifier ÖTILLÖ. The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun, an…

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TV wildlife expert Ray Mears is the new Patron of the Steamship Group

One of the country’s best-loved TV presenters and internationally famous bushcraft expert Ray Mears has been named as a Patron of the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group in 2018 to help promote the UK destination as a unique place to visit and enjoy. Ray, also a famous author and bushcraft instructor with his company Woodlore,…

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Spring into Spring and set sail for the Isles of Scilly

Over on the Isles of Scilly, the Narcissi are in bloom, the evenings are getting lighter, and the boats are being put back in the water in preparation for the season ahead. In Penzance, the Scillonian team have been busy with the annual checks and upkeep of Scillonian III, our flagship passenger ferry for another…

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A Stream of Scilly Memories

As it’s World Book Day today (1st March), we thought we’d share this lovely extract written by acclaimed novelist and lover of the Isles of Scilly, Michael Morpurgo. “Picture this. A two-year-old girl, August 1944, sits in birthday suit on Pentle Bay on Tresco, smiling in the sunshine, little fists full of sand. First time…

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Fly to Scilly from the UK, Ireland and Europe

Flying to the Isles of Scilly is all part of the experience; there’s no need for in-flight entertainment the open cockpit and bird’s eye views of the Devon countryside and Cornish coastline will have you wishing the flight is longer. Sights from Exeter Airport You’ll fly out over the historic city of Exeter — look for…

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