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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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Behind the Scenes

From Penzance to Scilly

Sue Lewington is a freelance illustrator living in west Cornwall, who specialises in ink and watercolour sketches. Sue lived and ran a gallery on St. Martin’s for nearly 20 years before moving to west Penwith. Sue has a deep affinity with the islands and regularly returns to Scilly and to the Shetland islands in Scotland.…

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Isles of Scilly Steamship Group 100 Years Celebrations

Postponed until further notice due to Covid-19  As part of our year of celebrations to mark the Steamship Group’s 100th anniversary in 2020, we are planning a week of events between Monday 15th June and Friday 19th June 2020. Events will include a photography competition, school performances and a venue to showcase the Steamship Company’s…

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The first signs of spring on the Isles of Scilly

If you’re feeling the winter blues, we’ve put together some inspiration and reasons to get excited about the return of spring. For us at Isles of Scilly Travel and on the islands, one sure signal of spring is when Scillonian III returns to service. She returns on the 23rd March and her crew have spent the…

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Celebrating & valuing nature

8th April 2020 Join the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust for some entertainment, on the wild side, in this evening talk as part of Walk Scilly 2020. Let them introduce you to Scilly’s wild side, taking a tour of our Islands from the warmth and comfort of On the Quay. Hear about the valuable conservation…

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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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Refocus, Retreat, Rejuvenate

Autumn is often a time to reflect on the year passed and ease yourself into winter. If you’re not one for lavish spa’s, then the Isles of Scilly are a destination that offers an alternative take on a wellbeing break. Whether you’re looking to kick start a healthy lifestyle, indulge in some much-needed ‘me time’…

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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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Bats, Moths & the Moon

Bats, Moths & the Moon

2nd April 2020 Ever fancied a nighttime stroll but not sure what to expect? Here is the perfect opportunity to discover Scilly in the dark! Scilly is just as spectacular at night and here is your opportunity to discover a little more about our wildlife that ventures out after dark! With a focus on Bats,…

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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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