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Scilly Swim Challenge Events

Starting at sunrise, swimmers will attempt to swim and walk between six islands over a series of events throughout the year, the event focuses on the challenger aspect of open water swimming rather than it being a race.  The events will start and finish on St. Mary’s, the main island, visiting St. Martins, Tresco, Bryher,…

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Taste of Scilly Food Festival

September 2019 The islands are famous for their local produce, fresh seafood and wide choice of dining options. Throughout September, the Isles of Scilly will host the Taste of Scilly Food Festival. Celebrating the best of the food and drink that the islands have to offer. Wherever you are on Scilly, you’re never more than a…

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The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust

Over the course of the year the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust put on a number of events or education activities for everybody to join in with. We’ve listed a brief rundown of the Wildlife Trusts events for 2017. Tresco Walks, adhoc up until the 25th July and then every Tuesday through the summer. #MyScilly…

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Wake up to the sound of the sea…

Camping is all about finding that extra special place to set up camp, if you’re looking for a characterful and safe location with miles of ocean views, camping on the Isles of Scilly is the is the perfect camping destination. The Isles of Scilly are located 28 miles from Land’s End, Cornwall; they are a…

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One-day escape or a longer break?

There are lots of events to look forward to this year on the Isles of Scilly. Aside from the picturesque beaches, sweeping green hills and stunning skies, there’s lots to do on the Isles of Scilly. With foodie feasts, world championship qualifiers, folk festivals and walking festivals; there’s plenty to entertain the whole family. We’ve…

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Island Paradise

“You’ll discover largely deserted stretches of fine white sand beaches and sparkling crystal-clear azure waters reminiscent of the Caribbean…” Discover the destination on your doorstep this year and fly to the Isles of Scilly with Skybus in less than an hour. Flights leave from Exeter, Newquay and Land’s End Airport to reach this breathtakingly beautiful…

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Island life

Autumn on the Isles of Scilly: Bryher. By The Enjoyable Rut

Who says you need to travel half-way around the world to find paradise? The Isles of Scilly have it all and idyllic beaches, abundant sea-life, tropical gardens and warm climates are all just a hop, skip and a jump from mainland UK. Being a Penzance girl, the Isles of Scilly have always been on my…

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Guided walking tours of Bryher

As Scilly’s smallest inhabited island, walking around Bryher is easy enough for most people. But to really understand the island’s highlights, you might like a guided tour from local resident Chris Potterton. Contact 01720 423467

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Fudge, crab and fish & chips

Bryher his home to some of the Isles of Scilly’s most sought-after eating experiences – like Veronica Farm fudge, local Tattie Cake, and Jamie Oliver’s favourite seaside fish & chips. Meanwhile, the Crab Shack at the Hell Bay Hotel only serves crab, mussels and scallops: it’s fun, informal, and enjoyably messy… not to mention popular:…

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Visit Bryher’s artist-in-residence

Richard Pearce paints world-renowned art from his Golden Eagle studio: a converted gig shed, overlooking Great Bay. You can view dozens of paintings and prints of all sizes, or try your own hand, at craft workshops run by Richard’s wife Caroline. Great Bay, Bryher 01720 423665 (open Monday-Saturday 9 am – 5 pm , and…

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Cruise at your own pace

Hire a motor boat or catamaran, a sailing dinghy or a kayak from the island’s boatyard, and you’re ready to explore the waters around Bryher. You can find an island of your own, or hire a line and fish from your boat – all under the watchful eye of a regular safety patrol. Bennett Boatyard,…

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Activity guides

Top 10 things to do and see on your #IslandEscape

The Isles of Scilly are famous for their white sandy beaches and azure blue sea’s but relaxing on the beach isn’t the only thing to do on your island escape. We’ve pulled together a list of a whole host of activities waiting to be explored… 01: ISLAND HOPPING. There aren’t many destinations in the world…

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