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A traditional summers day out on the Isles of Scilly

From pedal power to traditional family games, a summers day trip to the Isles of Scilly provides an energetic and fun day out for families. Travel to the islands on Scillonian III with one of our great day trip offers over the summer holidays, the crossing takes around 2 hours and 45 minutes. On a…

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Coastal Walk & Sea-Watching - Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust, Event

Coastal Walk & Sea-Watching

July 2019 There is so much to see around Scilly’s coastline, if you know what you’re looking for and take the time to really look! These excursions are fantastic for those who haven’t quite acquired their sea-legs or prefer viewing wildlife from terra firma! Join the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust Education Ranger for a…

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Wildlife Safari with St Agnes Boating and Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust

Wildlife Safari with St Agnes Boating

July 2019 The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust are teaming up with St Agnes Boating once again for 2019 to bring you Wildlife Safaris every Wednesday; departing from St Agnes Quay at 13:00. Trips usually take in the Western Rocks where we expect to see Puffins, Manx shearwater Guillemots, Razorbills, Shags and Fulmar, Dolphins, Porpoise,…

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Butterfly Count & Bee Bumble - Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust - Event

Butterfly Count & Bee Bumble

July 2019 Butterflies & Bees really do make the world go around! Don’t be put off if you don’t feel the love for flappy or buzzing critters, come along, learn a little about their lives and you may just find it in your heart to view them a little differently! Join the wildlife’s trust Education…

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The Isles of Scilly remind you of how summers used to be

28 miles off the coast of Cornwall lies the perfect British summer, where the weather feels warmer and life moves more slowly. With few roads and even fewer cars, summer in the islands moves at the pace of the tides. The inter-island boat services take you across the crystal-clear sea, ferrying you from one pale…

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Day trips

Isles of Scilly Family day trips

The Isles of Scilly are special for all ages but for families, it’s a great place to enjoy the simple things in life and appreciate all that the great outdoors has to offer. And with Whitsun around the corner, there’s ample opportunity to explore the Isles of Scilly in one day with our family day…

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‘Island Hopping’ on the Isles of Scilly

With the Easter weekend forecast for sunshine and blue skies, we’re getting ready for a long weekend of indulging in the great outdoors… and a bit of chocolate too! Over on the Isles of Scilly, the islands are coming alive with spring colours in bloom across the hedgerows and headlands, wildlife is returning to the…

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Trails and tracks, explore the Isles of Scilly by foot this spring

One of the best ways to explore the Isles of Scilly is by exploring on foot. Each island has its own unique character where you will discover a landscape full of surprises, shifting in a medley of colours and senses throughout the day. We have handpicked one of our favourite walks to share with you,…

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Scilly Folk Festival

May 24th-28th 2019 Some of the best folk musicians in the South West will be returning the islands for a fun packed weekend of music and dancing.  

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ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Qualifiers

June 8th– 9th 2019 After 3 successful championships on the islands, ÖTILLÖ continues to return to the shores of Scilly. Ranked as one of the toughest endurance races in the world, the course covers 45km over land and sea, with 100+ teams from around the world competing. For full event listings visit: Otillo

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Creative Scilly

Week commencing May 10th – 22nd Meet local artists who are inspired by the landscape around them, have a go at many different artistic techniques such as glass blowing, screen printing, etching and much more; or simply relish in the stunning works of art across varying galleries. For a full programme of events visit: Visit…

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Walk Scilly

3rd April – 12th April 2019 The Walk Scilly spring event covers the five inhabited islands, as well as some of the uninhabited too, with a huge variety of guided walks, there’s something for everybody. Enjoy ten days exploring the Isles of Scilly guided by local experts, you can discover rich history and archaeology, have…

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