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Stargazing on Scilly

Don’t forget to look up Stargazing is a magical experience for everyone to enjoy especially when visiting Scilly. With no light pollution Scilly has some of the darkest skies in the UK, making the islands the perfect spot for you to look up as the autumn nights draw in. The night sky is full of…

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Mini Taste of Scilly - March 2022

Mini Taste of Scilly

23-31 March 2022 A true celebration showcasing some of the finest local food and drink the islands have to offer with local produce markets to vineyard tours. For full event details visit: Visit Isles of Scilly

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Island life

Delivering for Scilly – Collaboration | Above and Beyond

Mother’s Day is one of the busiest times of year for flower growers on the Isles of Scilly, the heady scented Narcissi flowers are iconic to the islands and very popular among Isles of Scilly visitors, so around celebrations like Mother’s Day, our freight team are incredibly busy working hard to make sure they are…

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Island life

Scilly Memories

We may not be able to connect you to the Isles of Scilly right now, but we can bring a little piece of Scilly into your homes whilst we’re waiting. As we all stay at home and miss out on seeing friends, family and travelling, it can help to see photos and videos of happier…

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Something special

From unique hand-crafted gins to silver trinkets sourced from the shores of Scilly, our slice of Scilly gifts are just the thing to brighten someone’s Christmas. We’ve put together a selection of gifts to remind your loved ones of their special time on the islands and a choice of budgets to suit all needs. SC…

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Our Heritage

War time on the Isles of Scilly | A lifetime of lifeline service

As we approach Remembrance Sunday and as part of our 100 years of the Isles of Scilly Steamship Groups anniversary, we’ve looked back at the islands and company’s war time efforts. During the First World War, when resources were squeezed, the people of Scilly had to make do with crossings on an uncomfortable herring drifter…

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Activity guides

The perfect photo | Aerial Photography with Matthew Burtwell

Scilly is a photographer’s paradise, wherever you look, there are camera opportunities but seeing the islands from above is something special altogether. We’ve caught up with Matt from Aerial Cornwall to hear about his favourite places he’s captured by drone on the Isles of Scilly. In Matt’s words… When you think of Scilly, you think…

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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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