Experience

Experience

the islands

  1. Things to Do
    Island walks, fun on the water, fantastic wildlife, island hopping, exquisite flora, amazing artists, and a fascinating history and heritage.
  2. Food & Drink
    Nowhere is more local than the food and drink sourced, grown, and reared across our five tiny inhabited islands
  3. What's On
    Planning to visit in 2019? Then take a closer look at some of the fantastic festivals and events taking place throughout the year.
  4. WIN a 3-night spring escape
    Escape to Scilly! Enter our prize draw for a chance to win a spring break at the luxury Karma St. Martin's hotel.

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  1. Spring
    Spring comes early to Scilly and with it a skip in the air and a true sense of wellness. Boatmen can be spotted at Porthloo boat yard launching their trusty workhorses having given them their annual lick of paint. Cottage owners, shops and restaurants put the finishing touches to their new season makeovers.
  2. Summer
    Oh Scilly in summer, what can we say? Bright, white; perfection on a pint-sized plate! Crystal clear seas and warm cobalt blue skies bring out the best of these islands.
  3. Autumn
    The colours of the islands soften, yielding hues to delight artists everywhere. Set up your easel, or stretch your legs and walk the islands. Listen, along the way, for migrating birds making their annual pilgrimage; look out for fluffy seal pups that line the rocky coast. The islands brim with wildlife at this time of year.
  4. Winter
    Winter is the time of year when Scillonians draw breath and visitors enjoy a true taste of island life. A time to enjoy windswept walks and appreciate the low winter light raking across the isles, to hunker down as the storms whistle through, and watch the slate grey waves whip the rocky coastlines.

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  1. Add Bats, moths and the moon to your Itinerary

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    The Beach, Porthmellon, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Mary’s

    Meet outside of The Beach restaurant, Portmellon, at 9.15pm. Join our Ranger Darren on this fabulous night walk with a focus on bats, but looking & listening at all things out at night. Please bring a torch if you...

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  2. Add Stories at Karma with Story Republicans to your Itinerary

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    Karma, St. Martin's, Isles of Scilly

    Isles of Scilly

    Cornwall’s wit, wonder and idiosyncrasy, celebrated through short stories, poems and folk song to captivate and caress your imagination.
    The Story Republicans are a troupe of charming, glamourous word-sharers who have...

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  3. Add Flying Boat Bar & Bistro to your Itinerary

    Address

    New Grimsby, Tresco, TR24 0QQ

    Telephone

    01720 424068

    Tresco

    The perfect place for a relaxed coffee, cocktail, lunch or dinner, overlooking Tresco Channel and the island of Bryher. Waterfront dining with an emphasis on the finest local produce.

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    Facilities

    Key Features

    • Seafront

    Catering

    • Bar
    • Cater for vegans
    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Licensed
    • Serve afternoon tea
    • Serve breakfast
    • Serve evening meal
    • Serve lunch

    Payment Methods

    • All major credit cards accepted

    Establishment Features

    • Al Fresco Dining
    • Beer Garden
    • Cater for special dietary requirements
    • Garden/patio for guests' use
    • Locally-sourced produce

    Travel & Trade

    • Wi-fi available
  4. Add The Scilly Cart Co to your Itinerary

    Address

    Porthmellon, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0JY

    Telephone

    01720 422121

    Isles of Scilly

    The Scilly Cart Co is a family owned and run business providing electric vehicles for use across St. Mary’s. With flexible hiring options and easy to use carts, it’s a great way to discover the many varied and...

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  5. Add Old Town Cafe to your Itinerary

    Address

    Old Town, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0NH

    Telephone

    01720 422045

    Isles of Scilly

    Come and find us on Old Town Bay, St. Mary's. We're a friendly, family-run cafe overlooking the lovely south-facing beach. Homemade cakes, scones and pasties are always on the menu here, and Rob and his team always use...

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  6. Add Isles of Scilly Golf Club to your Itinerary

    Address

    Carn Morval, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0NF

    Telephone

    01720 422692

    St. Mary’s

    The most south westerly course in England, its beauty is unique and must be seen if visiting St Mary's.

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    Facilities

    Catering

    • Bar

    Establishment Features

    • Non members welcome
  7. Add Strudel in Town to your Itinerary

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    Thorofare, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07760 754395

    Isles of Scilly

    Enjoy a perfect cup of Italian coffee and some famous apfelstrudel. We also offer panini, pretzels and other snacks to sit in or take away. You'll find us down the alleyway behind the Steamship office.

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  8. Add Silk Painting Workshop with Liz Askins to your Itinerary

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    Phoenix Studios, Porthmellon, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07746 684973

    St. Mary’s

    Enjoy an afternoon of free painting on silk. Come armed with ideas ranging from the abstract colours of flowers to your favourite blossom. You will mix and brush apply iron-fix silk paints and produce a beautiful scarf...

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  9. Add Spoken Word and Music with Story Republicans to your Itinerary

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    Juliet's Garden, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Isles of Scilly

    Cornwall’s wit, wonder and idiosyncrasy, celebrated through short stories, poems and folk song to captivate and caress your imagination.
    The Story Republicans are a troupe of charming, glamourous word-sharers who have...

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  10. Add Live Music with Tom Dale to your Itinerary

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    Juliet's Garden, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Mary’s

    A veteran of the blues and folk circuit, with over 20 years of live gigging experience, Tom Dale is a familiar face on the Cornish music scene.

    Originally part of the four-piece blues outfit Sugarland Slim, Tom...

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  11. Add High Tide Seafood Restaurant to your Itinerary

    Address

    Old Lane, St Agnes, Isles of Scilly, TR22 0PL

    Telephone

    01720 423869

    Isles of Scilly

    High Tide Seafood Restaurant is a boutique restaurant on St Agnes owned & run by Chef Mark Eberlein & his small team. I use local ingredients to produce some of the islands best food which pair up well with my hand...

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  12. Add Walk Scilly Long Weekend to your Itinerary

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    Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 620600

    Isles of Scilly

    What better way of enjoying the unique essence of the archipelago than a long weekend of walking the islands with expert guides showing the way?

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  13. Add Basic Watercolour Painting with Stephen Morris to your Itinerary

    Address

    Glandore Gallery, Porthloo, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 42253

    Isles of Scilly

    Stephen will introduce the session at Glandore with a short talk about techniques. Then, weather permitting, go outside, on to the beach, to paint. Returning to the gallery for a hot drink and cake. All materials...

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  14. Add The Mermaid Inn to your Itinerary

    Address

    The Bank, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0HY

    Telephone

    01720 422701

    Isles of Scilly

    Your first port of call on St Mary’s. You will always find real ales flowing in our traditional bar and quality cuisine in our contemporary restaurant and bistro. Open every day for food and drink.

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  15. Add The Crab Shack to your Itinerary

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    Hell Bay Hotel, Bryher, ISLES OF SCILLY, TR23 0PR

    Telephone

    01720 422947

    Bryher

    Serving a simple but beautiful menu of Bryher crab, mussels and scallops served in Portuguese cataplanas in a relaxed, informal atomosphere. Open in the evenings between May and September, we recommend booking early to...

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    Facilities

    Key Features

    • Themed restaurant

    Catering

    • Licensed
    • Serve evening meal

    Payment Methods

    • Cash & Cheque accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Establishment Features

    • Booking required
    • Locally-sourced produce
  16. Add Venture Sail to your Itinerary

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    Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01872 487288

    Isles of Scilly

    VentureSail Holidays offers sailing holidays on board classic ships including historic tall ships and more modern day research yachts. Sail to the Isles of Scilly in style on board our classic vessels, take the helm,...

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    Facilities

    Key Features

    • Coastal
    • Groups
    • LGBT Bristol
  17. Add Rock Pooling and Beach Combing, Tresco to your Itinerary

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    Raven's Porth, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Tresco

    Meet near the flag at 12:30 at Raven's Porth. . Join Darren, our local Ranger, for a guided tour of the rocky shore looking in the shallows at whatever wildlife is about. Everyone welcome, every session is different.

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  18. Add Healing properties of the sea to your Itinerary

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    Porthenor B&B, Old Town, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07795254644

    Isles of Scilly

    Liz has been a qualified homeopath for twenty five years. Her talk will be an in depth look at the qualities of sea water, its properties, signs and signatures. There will be information about how its main dissolved...

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  19. Add Harbottle and Jonas - Folk Concert to your Itinerary

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    Town Hall, Steamship House, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Mary’s

    Harbottle & Jonas are a stunning young folk duo based in Totnes, Devon. Their music is eclectic and always accompanied with a great story. Together the husband and wife duo combine the rich traditions of folk music with...

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  20. Add Dibble and Grub to your Itinerary

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    The Old Fire Station, Porthcressa, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0JQ

    Telephone

    01720 423719

    Isles of Scilly

    Mediteranean beachfront restaurant specialising in tapas. Alfresco tables and bright dining room for brunch, lunch and dinner. Fully licenced bar featuring local & Cornish produce, wines, beers and cocktails.

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    Facilities

    Establishment Features

    • Al Fresco Dining