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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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Island life

5 top beaches on the Isles of Scilly

Long coastal walks, leisurely paddles between the bays and a foodie’s paradise, there’s no doubt about it the Isles of Scilly have plenty to offer and some of the most sought-after beaches in the UK. In case you need any more persuading, we’ve pulled together our top five beaches across the islands. Great Bay, St.…

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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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Wildlife adventure

The rugged Eastern Isles – with their puffins and seals – are only a short paddle away, as are the deserted beaches of uninhabited islands like Samson. Or perhaps you prefer to stay close to St. Martin’s, and explore the islands’ own coves and inlets. Contact: 07925 762856

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Dive school and snorkelling with seals

The clear waters around Scilly present some of the finest diving in the world – with an abundance of sea life and historic wrecks. The dive school on St. Martin’s offer charters, beginners’ taster dives – and, uniquely, an award-winning experience, snorkelling with wild seals. Be sure to book in good time. Higher Town, St.…

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Fay Page Jewellery: open studio

Fay’s distinctive jewellery is inspired by Scilly – and, sometimes, even modelled on finds from the islands’ beaches; each piece has its own story. Her studio is open to visitors, from Monday to Saturday, and is a fascinating visit – but be prepared to want something… Ashvale, St. Martin’s 01720 423017

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See local art at North Farm Gallery

Artists from the Isles of Scilly may share a common inspiration, but it’s expressed in all kinds of ways – and there’s nowhere that’s clearer than at North Farm Gallery. In this converted barn, which showcases Scillonian art, you’ll find more styles and media than you’d think possible. Higher Town, St. Martin’s 01720 423028

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St. Martin’s vineyard and visitor centre

The unique microclimate on the Isles of Scilly make the south-facing slopes of St. Martin’s a promising place to cultivate grapes. Visit on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday – guided tours are at 11 am – or stop by the shop, for a real taste of the island. Higher Town, St. Martin’s 01720 423418

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A Foodie’s Paradise

This September is set to be spectacular with the Taste of Scilly festival. There’s a month long programme of the very best of the local produces highlights. Your adventure begins in the air or by sea, and whether you soar over the turquoise waters or sail through them, the journey over to Scilly is the…

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