Day Trip to the Isles of Scilly - Isles of Scilly Travel

Day Trip to the Isles of Scilly

Spend a day overseas


The Isles of Scilly may feel like another world away, but if you’re in Cornwall they’re easily close enough to visit for the day. Whether you fly, sail or both, you’ll be amazed by how much you can fit into a single day.

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Exploring on foot


There are five inhabited islands; St. Mary’s, Tresco, St. Martin’s, Bryher and St. Agnes, all with endless tracks and coastal routes for you to follow.

Visit a beach


Whether it’s a day trip for two or a family adventure, a visit to one of Scilly’s hidden coves or long white sandy beaches is sure to take your breath away.

Go on a boat trip


No visit to Scilly is complete without a trip on the boats, whether it’s a wildlife tour or journey to one of the other islands, there are many to choose from.

Savour a taste of Scilly


Just about anywhere you go you’ll find yourself not far from a cafe, pub, restaurant or a simple honesty stall selling local produce.

Get active on the water


From paddle boarding to kayaking to wind surfing, there’s plenty to discover from the water with the most beautiful backdrop to explore in.

Visit Tresco


The world famous Tresco Abbey Garden is a must see, described as Kew without the glass. It’s 19th century garden is home to some 20,000 sub-tropical plants.

Hire a bike


St. Mary’s is perfect for exploring under pedal power with it’s countryside paths, coastal trails and mostly traffic-free roads with gentle slopes.

Swim with seals


For an award winning wildlife experience, snorkel with Atlantic grey seals in their natural environment, equipment is provided and no experience is necessary.

Day Trip Routes, Fares & Offers


Day Trip Offers

2020 Family Offer


Sail across to the Isles of Scilly on our passenger ferry Scillonian III, for just £79 during during all the school holidays.

Our family day trip ticket is for two adults and up to two children. The offer is valid for all the dates below excluding Saturdays where there isn’t a Scillonian III double sailing.

▪ 30th March – 13th April 2020
▪ 25th May – 29th May 2020
▪ 20th July – 4th September 2020
▪ 26th October – 30th October 2020

To book call our Travel Centre on 01736 334220 and quote ‘FAX’ – online booking coming soon.

Day Trip Offers

2020 Locals Offer


If you live in Cornwall or Devon (proof of residency will be required), you are eligible to book a heavily reduced day trip ticket to the Isles of Scilly sailing on our passenger ferry Scillonian III.

▪ Adult: £30
▪ Child: £20
▪ Infant: £12

The offer is valid between 23rd March to 8th November 2020. The offer excludes Saturdays where there isn’t a Scillonian III double sailing.

To book call our Travel Centre on 01736 334220 and quote ‘LOX’ – online booking coming soon.