Our Heritage

“Julia the first”

In our latest behind the scenes series, celebrating just some of the people that made the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group what it is today; we’ve caught up with the first female Director to the Board – Julia Walder. Julia was born a Perkins from St. Martin’s, and after being educated at the islands Primary…

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Island life

Summer’s on Scilly

The excitement of summer is something we look forward to each year, those long days spent exploring outside, feeling the sand between your toes and time spent with family and friends. The Isles of Scilly is noticeably different in each season; life is dictated by the weather and tides – summertime on Scilly is one…

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Coastal Walk & Sea-Watching

28th April 2020 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…

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Between the islands

8th April 2020 Join Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust’s Education Ranger and discover what life is like between the islands of St Martin’s and Guther’s in this unique, low-tide, guided walk across ‘The Flats’. The perfect opportunity to explore Scilly’s exposed underwater world. To book and for full event details visit: Isles of Scilly Wildlife…

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Scilly Dark Skies Week - October 2020

Scilly Dark Skies Week

3rd – 10th October 2020 EVENT CANCELLED The inaugural Scilly Dark Skies Week will take place on St Martin’s between 3 – 10 October 2020. Centred around our amazing, unpolluted dark skies and the new community observatory on St Martin’s, join us for twinkly stargazing nights, guest speakers, meteor showers and more. For full event…

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Don’t hesitate, book your island getaway

Make the Isles of Scilly a part of your 2020. It’s never too early to start thinking about next year’s holiday. If you’re already dreaming about making 2020 the year you visit the Isles of Scilly, why not start booking. Here’s a little look at what you’ll find when you discover these islands. The journey…

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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 trips

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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Insect Safari - IOS Wildlife Trust

Insect Safari

August 2019 Creepy Crawlies are not everyone’s cup of tea but we are pretty confident we can change your mind! Don’t be put off if you don’t feel the love for the bugs, come along, learn a little about their lives and you may just find it in your heart to view them a little…

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Activity guides

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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Miracle Theatre - A Perfect World, Summer 2019 - Isles of Scilly

Miracle Theatre – A Perfect World

July 2019 A rollicking music-filled adventure touring the great outdoors this summer! Written and directed by Bill Scott with original music by Tom Adams. A Perfect World follows a feisty young woman as she ventures into a ‘Boy’s Own’ world of undiscovered jungles, treasure maps, campfires and penknives. Leading her team of quarrelsome explorers she…

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