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Spring routes to the Isles of Scilly

Just 28 miles off the coast of Cornwall, lies a cluster of islands where spring arrives sooner, where the climate is just a little bit warmer, the flowers are brighter, and the sun sets later. Whether you’re looking for sheltered bays to discover, miles of wild heathland and coastline to explore or a diverse events…

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World Pilot Gig Championships

May 3rd – 5th May 2019 Now entering its 30th year, this event just keeps on growing, with 150 teams entered and teams from as far afield as Barbados! Races begin on Friday 3rd with the penultimate race on Sunday 5th.  

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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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Make the most of your Scilly escape with a packed spring events calendar

Blessed by their southerly latitude and the warmth of the Gulf Stream, the Isles of Scilly are the first place that spring arrives in England. When you think of spring, you may conjure up images of fields of yellow Narcissi, blooms of colour in the hedgerows and migratory birds returning. And here’s the thing, spring…

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It’s only 28 miles from Cornwall, but spring really does come early on Scilly

It’s only 28 miles from Cornwall, but spring really does come early on Scilly If you can’t wait for spring, we have good news: you don’t have to. Because on the Isles of Scilly, spring arrives sooner – and we can prove it. Scilly enjoys a climate that’s warmer and brighter than the mainland –…

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All things ‘Scilly’

With Christmas just around the corner, we thought we’d put together our favourite gift ideas using all things Scilly. Here’s our top picks: Isles of Scilly Travel gift vouchers, you can purchase gift vouchers for as little or as much as you like, to find out about our Travel vouchers, call our friendly travel centre…

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A busy summer at sea

As the busy summer season draws to a close, we’ve caught up with the ORCA team to hear about all of the wildlife sightings they’ve recorded from aboard Scillonian III this year. We’ve been in partnership with ORCA for nine years, the route between Penzance and the Isles of Scilly and the waters surrounding West…

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Ten top Autumn activities on the Isles of Scilly

It’s September and as the summer draws to a close, here at Isles of Scilly Travel, we’ve been reflecting on what an exceptional summer we’ve had on Scilly and the many glorious long summer days. But Autumn brings an entirely new perspective to the Islands, the kids have gone back to School and the crowds…

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Camping on the Isles of Scilly
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Embrace the great outdoors this summer on the Isles of Scilly

Put off camping by the thought of leaky tents and portable toilets? We’ve caught up with the Large family, regular visitors to the Garrison Campsite on St. Mary’s, to see why camping is actually one of the best ways to experience Scilly — with a few modern comforts, of course. Camping seems to involve a…

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