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Connect to the Isles of Scilly in 2018

It’s that time of year where we’re feeling a little ‘blue’ as Christmas becomes a fading memory and the cold weather sets in. But here at Isles of Scilly Travel, we’re busy preparing and getting excited for the year ahead. There’s a jam-packed schedule of events on the Isles of Scilly, with foodie feast, low…

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Our top 10 images of 2017

Wild beaches, rocky coastlines and tropical palms, it’s not a surprise that Scilly is often referred to as Cornwall’s Caribbean. From sweeping headlands, stunning sunsets and fascinating places to explore, the Isles of Scilly are truly magical. We’ve had another fantastic season and wanted to share some of our best images of the year, here’s…

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Island life

Escape to Scilly this October half term

Your island adventure begins by air or by sea, and we go to great lengths to make sure that the journey feels part of the island experience. Sailing from Penzance on Scillonian III is a wonderful introduction to your coastal holiday. The kids can stretch their legs on the deck and you can enjoy sprawling…

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Taste of Scilly

Make the most of the fresh island produce as this September the islands come alive for a month-long festival celebrating the finest food and drink. Look out, for pop-up food bars, beach barbecues at Karma St. Martin’s, and special five-course tasting dinners at the Star Castle Hotel and Juliet’s Garden Restaurant & Bar. To see a full listing…

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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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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 Autumn Weekend October 2017

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. For a…

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The New Inn Summer Ale Festival 25th-29th August 2017

Relax at the New Inn, Tresco listening to fine musicians and enjoy up to 30 different ales.

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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 Festival Players 11th-12th August 2017

The Festival Players Theatre Company is a professional theatre company delivering the best in open-air Shakespeare, committed to presenting the very best in touring theatre. This year they return to Scilly with a colourful comedy production of the Merry Wives of Windsor. Performances take place on Tresco and St Mary’s on the following dates: Friday…

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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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