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Perfect for wandering and walking

Autumn on the Isles of Scilly offers a quieter and wilder time. Lying off the coast of Cornwall and warmed by the Gulf Stream, the Isles of Scilly can offer an Indian summer for enjoying slow food, wildlife and spectacular scenery. There are five inhabited Islands; St. Mary’s, Tresco, St. Martin’s, Bryher and St. Agnes,…

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Day Trippers Diary

Every year visitors return to the Isles of Scilly, bringing old and new friends, and making memories to cherish for a lifetime.  One visitor, in particular, makes a rail and sail trip, 10 times every summer to get his ‘Scilly fix’. We caught up with Paul Chrisp to hear about his Scillonian day trip recommendations.…

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Rainy day activities on Scilly

You wouldn’t think it but it does occasionally rain on Scilly. We’ve pulled together ten ways to make the most of your time with the kids when the weathers wet. Visit the local artists Wherever you look on Scilly you’ll find galleries full of art capturing the islanders’ unique light. A tour of artists’ studios…

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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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Rockpool Ramble and Beach Combing - Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust Event

Rockpool Ramble & Beach Combing

August & September 2019 Ever wondered what the weird critter is attached to the rock, when you’ve visited the beach? Now’s your chance to find out! You’ll meet some of our less well known residents; discovering Sea slugs, Squat lobsters, Pipe fish, Dog whelks, Strawberry Anemones, Starfish, Clingfish, Crabs and much more! We’ll also learn…

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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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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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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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