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Folk at your fingertips!

If an island paradise and long weekend of folk music sound like the perfect weekend away we’ve got just the destination for you… With a second bank holiday to enjoy this month, why not make the three days count and book an extraordinary escape to the Isles of Scilly. With mile-long beaches and coastal paths…

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Life beside the Sea

“Year after year, families return to Scilly; something about the quality of life is addictive.” Taking the Scillonian passenger ferry to the Isles of Scilly is a journey that ignites the islands’ magic, offering your family happy memories before you’ve even arrived. Heading out across the Atlantic, a simple game of eye spy can be…

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Live the island life this summer (without the long haul flight!)

White sands, turquoise waters, tropical palms. Sometimes we just need an island escape. Scilly offers that other worldly island experience you’d normally have to travel thousands of miles for, yet the archipelago sits just off the coast of Cornwall. What’s more, you’re invited to get stuck into island life and live like a local for…

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Take off and take part

 The Isles of Scilly are a wonderful destination all year round. As well as the picture-perfect white sandy beaches, there are plenty of Island events to look forward to this year. Whether you hop over for an invigorating one-day escape, or book a longer restorative break; there’s an event to suit everybody in the family.…

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#TravelLocal and live the island life

Travelling within the UK doesn’t mean leaving your sense of adventure at the check-in desk. Set your sights on the Isles of Scilly for an authentic taste of island life… Scilly offers the complete island experience without the long haul flight. In fact, you’ll spend a maximum of one hour in the air, or less…

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Experience a taste of island life

Hop over to Scilly with us this summer Delicate crabmeat, fish fresh from the sea and crisp local wine to enjoy it with – Scilly is a delicious retreat for foodies. This summer, pack your bags and let us whisk you away for a culinary adventure across five islands, culminating with a feast at the…

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Feel your spirit soar on Scilly

Fly to the extraordinary islands from just £70* Exhilarating days followed by mellow evenings by the sea – Scilly is the perfect destination for couples and friends to escape the stresses of modern life. Despite being just a short flight or ferry crossing away, emails and deadlines can feel like a distant memory, allowing you…

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Where All the World’s a Stage…

From white sands and azure waters to vibrant gardens, the Isles of Scilly offers up truly dramatic vistas. So what better backdrop for a spot of open-air theatre? Summer on the Isles of Scilly is all about spending time outside, drinking in the jaw-dropping scenery. And we’re not just talking about boats bobbing against crystal…

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Could mindfulness hold the key to your most relaxing holiday ever?

Take-off and take five Holidays are so important. They are a rare opportunity to escape the stresses of today’s frantic world; to truly relax and spend quality time with the ones we love. And, in our opinion, there’s no better place to do this, than on the Isles of Scilly – a secluded sanctuary where…

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What Island Life Brings to Family Life

When it comes to family life, it’s so easy to let the day-to-day take over. The school run, meetings, weekly shops; they all add up to take away from the quality time you get to spend together. Which is why we love bringing families to the islands. It’s about more than just getting them here,…

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Discover the beauty of Scilly on foot: Walk Scilly week is back for its ninth year.

Saturday, April 11 – Friday, April 17 Walk Scilly offers tourists a chance to explore the islands from a unique perspective – through the eyes of the people who have made Scilly their home. With wildlife walks, historical talks, foraging adventures and “top to toe” island tours, the event is a fantastic opportunity to get…

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Special visitors fly to Scilly this October…

The summer season might be drawing to a close, but people continue to flock to Scilly hoping to catch a glimpse of the islands’ very special visitors: rare migrating birds on their annual journey south for the winter. Scilly has become a hotspot for birdwatchers in the autumn months, as there’s a real chance of…

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