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The greatest show on Scilly? -It’s above your head.

Situated 28 miles off the coast of Cornwall are the beautiful Isles of Scilly, famous for their Caribbean like beaches and laid-back pace of life. But, after dark the skies come alive, Scilly’s remote location and dark, clear skies can make for spectacular star gazing. Local photography enthusiast Dave Sherris tells us more… “The Isles…

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Get your boots -Walking, breaks on the Isles of Scilly

Autumn on the Isles of Scilly means country walks, wildlife-spotting and delicious food and drink. Take advantage of the empty beaches and explore the Isles of Scilly by foot. This October the popular walking event returns for a long weekend of exploring trails and tracks. You can discover the wilderness, wondering down nature trails, admiring…

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An Isles of Scilly hamper

From deserted beaches to headlands with sweeping views, Scilly has no shortage of wonderful picnic places- and how much better if all your food is local? Whether you’re visiting the islands for a day trip or longer break, you simply must sample the islands local produce. We’ve pulled together a hampers feast from the islands…

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The very best Cornish days out – our ultimate top 5

It’s not hard to see why Cornwall is one of the UK’s most popular holiday counties, with endless sweeping coastlines, rich history and a laid-back lifestyle, it’s the perfect getaway. If you’re simply travelling through on your journey to the stunning Isles of Scilly, we’d recommend extending your holiday and stopping in Cornwall for a…

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8 Family Friendly Activities to try this summer on the Isles of Scilly

Take your family on an adventure this summer holiday with a trip to the Isles of Scilly. Forget long, boring car journeys with the kids asking, ‘are we there yet’, as the journey to the Isles of Scilly is as magical as the destination itself. If you opt to fly by Skybus, your journey covers…

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Iconic performances in a spectacular setting

The Isles of Scilly are a stunning UK destination just 28 miles from Land’s End, perfect for active family holidays in the sun or a long weekend getaway. The arts and cultural calendar is brimming with exciting events, like foodie feasts, music festivals and theatrical productions. This July, the Miracle Theatre open air theatre company…

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Walk Scilly Long Weekend

October 2019 The smaller autumn version of the earlier Walk Scilly spring event covers the five islands and a series of walking extravaganzas. Enjoy a long weekend, exploring the Isles of Scilly guided by local experts, you can discover rich history and archaeology, have a go at foraging or explore one of the uninhabited islands.…

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Scilly Swim Challenge Events

Starting at sunrise, swimmers will attempt to swim and walk between six islands over a series of events throughout the year, the event focuses on the challenger aspect of open water swimming rather than it being a race.  The events will start and finish on St. Mary’s, the main island, visiting St. Martins, Tresco, Bryher,…

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Taste of Scilly Food Festival

September 2019 The islands are famous for their local produce, fresh seafood and wide choice of dining options. Throughout September, the Isles of Scilly will host the Taste of Scilly Food Festival. Celebrating the best of the food and drink that the islands have to offer. Wherever you are on Scilly, you’re never more than a…

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The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust

Over the course of the year the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust put on a number of events or education activities for everybody to join in with. We’ve listed a brief rundown of the Wildlife Trusts events for 2017. Tresco Walks, adhoc up until the 25th July and then every Tuesday through the summer. #MyScilly…

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The Miracle Theatre 27th-30th July

This July, the Miracle Theatre open air theatre company is coming to the Isles of Scilly for a 4-day extravaganza performing their comic production, The Third Policeman. Miracle ventures into a world somewhere between Alice in wonderland and Father Ted, where the earth is not round but sausage-shaped; where eccentric policemen fall in love with…

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Wake up to the sound of the sea…

Camping is all about finding that extra special place to set up camp, if you’re looking for a characterful and safe location with miles of ocean views, camping on the Isles of Scilly is the is the perfect camping destination. The Isles of Scilly are located 28 miles from Land’s End, Cornwall; they are a…

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