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Island life

Cold water therapy

With the crystal clear and shallow waters of Scilly being a great place to try wild swimming, we caught up with Nick and Bryony, who run Adventure Scilly on the Isles of Scilly to hear about the benefits of cold-water swimming. Tell us about Adventure Scilly? “We’ve been running Adventure Scilly since 2014. We organise…

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Activity guides

Wild Scilly

Autumn on the Isles of Scilly offers a quieter and wilder time. With the landscape changing to golds, reds and yellows, fallen leaves crunch underfoot and the smell of fresh, crisp air tells you autumn has arrived. Lying off the coast of Cornwall and warmed by the Gulf Stream, the Isles of Scilly can offer…

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Day trips

Day’s out to treasure

Whether you’re on holiday in Cornwall or a local, an Isles of Scilly day trip is a day out that you’ll never forget. Start the day earlier, seeing in one of Cornwall’s stunning sunrises, you can park just a short walk away from Penzance quay in the Wharfside car park right next to Penzance train…

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Island life

Alfresco dining

If you’re visiting the Isles of Scilly in the coming weeks and months, there are social distancing measures in public places and on public transport, including our travel services. They will be a little different from what you are used to. You can read about these here. Due to the current restrictions, some restaurants and…

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#MyScilly

Your island memories continued

  We’re looking forward to the day we can welcome you back and connect you to the Isles of Scilly, but for now we wanted to continue with our #IOSMemories series and share some of your treasured Isles of Scilly holiday memories. Here are some of our favourite photos you’ve shared with us on our Facebook…

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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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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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Island life

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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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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Behind the Scenes

Behind the scenes at Isles of Scilly Travel: On-board with Scillonian III’s team

In our latest behind the scenes series, we’ve caught up with  Master Peter Crawford to find out about life aboard Scillonian in the winter months. Hi Pete, thanks for meeting with us, now Scillonian’s not sailing what does a ‘normal’ day look like for you? “There’s no such thing as a normal day! But the…

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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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Event - Otillo - Isles of Scilly June 2020

ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Qualifiers

13th – 14th June 2020 ÖTILLÖ returns to the shores of Scilly in 2020 for it’s 4th championship. Starting and finishing in Hugh Town on St.Mary the race is just unker 40km and will race to and around St.Martin’s, Tresco and Bryher. Ranked as one of the toughest endurance races in the world, the course…

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