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The Isles of Scilly remind you of how summers used to be

28 miles off the coast of Cornwall lies the perfect British summer, where the weather feels warmer and life moves more slowly. With few roads and even fewer cars, summer in the islands moves at the pace of the tides. The inter-island boat services take you across the crystal-clear sea, ferrying you from one pale…

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Cornwall’s own Olympic Champion Rower, Helen Glover discovers the Isles of Scilly

Olympic Champion rower Helen Glover is passionate about promoting her home county and in 2019 will be an ambassador for Isles of Scilly Travel. Helen hasn’t been to the islands but has heard so much about them that she wants to encourage more people to visit the Isles of Scilly. Helen, who grew up in…

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Isles of Scilly Family day trips

The Isles of Scilly are special for all ages but for families, it’s a great place to enjoy the simple things in life and appreciate all that the great outdoors has to offer. And with Whitsun around the corner, there’s ample opportunity to explore the Isles of Scilly in one day with our family day…

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‘Island Hopping’ on the Isles of Scilly

With the Easter weekend forecast for sunshine and blue skies, we’re getting ready for a long weekend of indulging in the great outdoors… and a bit of chocolate too! Over on the Isles of Scilly, the islands are coming alive with spring colours in bloom across the hedgerows and headlands, wildlife is returning to the…

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Trails and tracks, explore the Isles of Scilly by foot this spring

One of the best ways to explore the Isles of Scilly is by exploring on foot. Each island has its own unique character where you will discover a landscape full of surprises, shifting in a medley of colours and senses throughout the day. We have handpicked one of our favourite walks to share with you,…

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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 18th March and her crew have spent…

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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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