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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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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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Day trips

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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Activity guides

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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View of the Isles of Scilly from Skybus
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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 - Isles of Scilly, May 2020

World Pilot Gig Championships

1st – 3rd May 2020 The Isles of Scilly hosts the World Pilot Gig Championships every year where more than 120 crews from across the UK, Europe and beyond compete for the most coveted prize in pilot gig racing. Now in its 31st year the World Pilot Gig Championships is a colourful and energetic event…

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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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