DAY TRIPS

Whether you fly, sail or both, you’ll be amazed by how much you can fit into a single day

Departure

Land’s End Airport Newquay Airport Penzance Harbour

Duration

20 mins Land’s End Airport
30 Mins Newquay
Airport
2hrs 45mins Penzance

Operates

Easter to November, Mon- Sat Sunday sailings during the summer months

Pets

Yes – can be allowed for an additional cost on Skybus and Scillonian

Check-In

1hr before scheduled departure

A day out to remember

Couples day trip

Foodies day out on St. Agnes


To the east of St. Agnes, across the narrow channel by the Turk's Head, you'll see the mysterious island of Gugh. But here's another secret; wait for low tide, and a sand bar appears... you can simply walk across, and explore to your hearts content.

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Family day trip

Hire bikes and explore St. Mary's


On St. Mary’s, you’ll be as close as the Isles of Scilly get to being busy. With beaches, shopping, countryside paths and coastal trails and with largely traffic-free roads and gentle slopes, the Isles of Scilly are perfect for exploring under pedal power.

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Couples day trip

Visit Tresco Abbey Gardens


A visit to Scilly is not complete without appreciating the amazing flora and fauna, although this can be seen across the islands the best place to view thousands of tropical species is at the Tresco Abbey Gardens on Tresco island. The 19th century garden is home to some 20,000 sub-tropical plants.

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Young Family day trip

Beach day out


Sometimes we all just need a day relaxing on the beach, on St. Martin’s there’s ample choice of safe and sheltered beaches for the family to enjoy. The only difficult thing about a stay on St. Martin’s is deciding which beach you’ll visit. All around the island, you’ll find white, sandy coves that slope gently into crystal-clear water. It’s a tantalising choice.

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PLAN YOUR TRIP

Day trip luggage allowances


Skybus and Fly + Sail ticket day trips

1 x Cabin luggage

Small bag
30cm X 15cm X 15cm
Coat, small camera, binoculars or book

Scillonian day trips

1 x Hand luggage

Max 5kg per bag
40cm X 55cm X 20cm

Excess luggage and freight
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Day trips

Need more ideas?


A day trip to Scilly needn’t cost you more than visiting a family attraction on the mainland- make it the highlight of your holiday or, if you’re a local, it’s a perfect way to spend the day off. There are a thousand ways to spend a day on Scilly- far more than we’ve room to mention here. But if you’d like some inspiration, you’ll find our Isles of Scilly day trip guide is packed with ideas, itineraries and schedules… and it’s yours, free of charge.

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