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Make tomorrow extraordinary with a day trip to the Isles of Scilly

The Isles of Scilly are waiting to be discovered right on your doorstep – so grab your camera and come aboard for a day trip like no other. Beautiful countryside, lovely pubs and mile-long beaches – with so much to enjoy right here in the UK, it’s no wonder that short trips are becoming increasingly…

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Anchors aweigh!

The Scillonian passenger ferry sets sail for the first time this year. The Scillonian III passenger ferry made her maiden voyage of 2015 this morning. Watching her set sail from Penzance Harbour was an exciting moment that signalled the start of the new season for us. Whether it’s your first visit to Scilly or your…

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Explore land, air and sea from a fresh perspective during Walk Scilly Week.

Are you ready to be whisked out of the ordinary – to sail away from your workload and soar out of the every day? Walk Scilly Week is back from the 11th-17th April,  and it’s an extraordinary opportunity to explore the Isles of Scilly on foot, accompanied by the people who know the islands best……

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What Island Life Brings to Family Life

When it comes to family life, it’s so easy to let the day-to-day take over. The school run, meetings, weekly shops; they all add up to take away from the quality time you get to spend together. Which is why we love bringing families to the islands. It’s about more than just getting them here,…

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Discover the beauty of Scilly on foot: Walk Scilly week is back for its ninth year.

Saturday, April 11 – Friday, April 17 Walk Scilly offers tourists a chance to explore the islands from a unique perspective – through the eyes of the people who have made Scilly their home. With wildlife walks, historical talks, foraging adventures and “top to toe” island tours, the event is a fantastic opportunity to get…

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A million miles from ordinary, 28 miles from the Cornish coast

Be transported to the Isles of Scilly Now that the Christmas decorations have been put away and we’re all back to work, give yourself something to look forward to and book a restorative trip to the Isles of Scilly. This spring, leave the stresses of modern life behind with a visit to the island paradise…

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Set sail for Scilly on Scillonian this half term

Little explorers can discover the magic of Scilly this October… This half term set sail for a week long break like no other, on a collection of islands unlike anywhere else in Britain. For scrapbooks bursting with magical memories and a show-and-tell story that will captivate a classroom, the Isles of Scilly are an extraordinary…

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Special visitors fly to Scilly this October…

The summer season might be drawing to a close, but people continue to flock to Scilly hoping to catch a glimpse of the islands’ very special visitors: rare migrating birds on their annual journey south for the winter. Scilly has become a hotspot for birdwatchers in the autumn months, as there’s a real chance of…

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Enjoy an action-packed short break on Scilly

From walking, riding, sailing and kayaking to cycling, rock-hopping, snorkelling, sea safaris and more: you’ll never be short of something to do on the Isles of Scilly. If you like to keep active while on holiday, a fun-filled short break is just a hop, skip and a jump away… Uncover Scilly’s secrets on foot Exploring…

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10 great reasons to travel to Scilly on the Scillonian

The journey between Penzance and St Mary’s Harbour is one that we’ve been making for nearly a century, but the views, the wildlife and the ever-changing Atlantic ensure it’s a journey that never gets old. Our passengers upload some fantastic photos of their journeys with us- just look at our Pinterest board! Using their photos…

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Discover a hidden talent during Art Scilly Week

Art Scilly Week Saturday 10th to Saturday 17th May The Isles of Scilly are known for their azure waters, white-sand beaches and clarity of light – the kind you only seem to find at the western tip of the country, so it’s unsurprising that they have become a little haven for artists. Painters, printmakers, photographers…

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Ferrying the Family to Scilly

Taking the Scillonian passenger ferry to the Isles of Scilly is a journey that ignites the islands’ magic, offering your family happy memories before you’ve even arrived. Heading out across the Atlantic, a simple game of eye spy can be transformed by sightings of seabirds, sunfish and even the occasional minke whale. And when a…

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