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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 - IOS Wildlife Trust

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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A traditional summers day out on the Isles of Scilly

From pedal power to traditional family games, a summers day trip to the Isles of Scilly provides an energetic and fun day out for families. Travel to the islands on Scillonian III with one of our great day trip offers over the summer holidays, the crossing takes around 2 hours and 45 minutes. On a…

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Miracle Theatre - A Perfect World, Summer 2019 - Isles of Scilly

Miracle Theatre – A Perfect World

July 2019 A rollicking music-filled adventure touring the great outdoors this summer! Written and directed by Bill Scott with original music by Tom Adams. A Perfect World follows a feisty young woman as she ventures into a ‘Boy’s Own’ world of undiscovered jungles, treasure maps, campfires and penknives. Leading her team of quarrelsome explorers she…

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World Ranger Day, Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust, Event

World Ranger Day

31st July 2019 There is so much happening in Scilly, if you know what you’re looking at and take the time to really look! This is a fantastic opportunity to meet the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust’s Ranger Team and discover what they get up to on a day-to-day basis! Join the Isles of Scilly…

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Coastal Walk & Plastic Pick, Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust, Event

Coastal Walk & Plastic Pick

8th July 2019 There is so much to see around Scilly’s coastline, if you know what you’re looking for and take the time to really look! These excursions are fantastic for those who haven’t quite acquired their sea-legs or prefer viewing wildlife from terra firma! Join the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust Education Ranger for…

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Coastal Walk & Sea-Watching

21st April 2020 There is so much to see around Scilly’s coastline, if you know what you’re looking for and take the time to really look! These excursions are fantastic for those who haven’t quite acquired their sea-legs or prefer viewing wildlife from terra firma! Join the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust Education Ranger for…

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Rockpool Ramble and Beach Combing - Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust Event

Rockpool Ramble & Beach Combing

August & September 2019 Ever wondered what the weird critter is attached to the rock, when you’ve visited the beach? Now’s your chance to find out! You’ll meet some of our less well known residents; discovering Sea slugs, Squat lobsters, Pipe fish, Dog whelks, Strawberry Anemones, Starfish, Clingfish, Crabs and much more! We’ll also learn…

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Butterfly Count & Bee Bumble - Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust - Event

Butterfly Count & Bee Bumble

August 2019 Butterflies & Bees really do make the world go around! Don’t be put off if you don’t feel the love for flappy or buzzing critters, come along, learn a little about their lives and you may just find it in your heart to view them a little differently! Join the wildlife’s trust Education…

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Day trips

Explore two islands in one day this summer on Scilly

You may have seen pictures of the Isles of Scilly and thought they look a million miles away, but they are just 28 miles off the coast of Land’s End and easily close enough to visit for the day. We’ve brought back our Saturday double sailings in the peak summer months meaning you’ll get a…

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Day trips

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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