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. Island Hopping
    With five inhabited islands and lots of uninhabited islands, one of the most enjoyable things to do on Scilly is 'island hopping' using "tripper" boats.
  3. Explore
    Take a look at the adventures you can have. Explore all the Isles of Scilly has to offer with beaches, island hopping and days bobbing on the water.
  4. Arts & Culture
    Scilly has inspired a thriving artistic community. Creativity abounds on every island, inspired by our stunning surroundings.
  5. Food & Drink
    Nowhere is more local than the food and drink sourced, grown, and reared across our five tiny inhabited islands
  6. What's On 2021 & 2022
    Our inspirational events programme over the coming weeks will give you more reasons to explore these magical islands in all their natural glory.
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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. Stuns'ls group photo.

    Add Stuns'ls to your Itinerary

    Address

    Telephone

    01720 620600

    Isles of Scilly

    Stuns'ls are a small shanty group, who mainly want to have fun and keep the heritage of sea shanties alive.

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  2. Add Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust to your Itinerary

    Address

    Trenoweth, St. Mary's, TR21 0NS

    Telephone

    01720 422153

    Isles of Scilly

    The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust is Scilly’s only locally-run conservation charity responsible for looking after more than 50% of our beautiful Islands. With a small staff team who are effectively custodians of this…

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  3. Scented pinks by post fresh from the Isles of Scilly
    Scented narcissi by post fresh from the Isles of Scilly
    Scented pinks by post fresh from the Isles of Scilly
    Scented narcissi by post fresh from the Isles of Scilly

    Add Scilly Flowers to your Itinerary

    Address

    Churchtown Farm, St. Martin's, TR25 0QL

    Telephone

    01720 422169

    St. Martin’s

    Scilly's postal flower service. Sending gift boxes of scented island flowers by 1st class post to any UK address all year round.

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    Facilities

    Payment Methods

    • Apple pay accepted
    • Cash accepted
    • Contactless payment accepted
    • Visa accepted
  4. Add Tresco Garden Visitor Centre & Cafe to your Itinerary

    Address

    Valhalla, Tresco, Isles of Scilly, TR24 0QQ

    Telephone

    01720 424108

    Tresco

    The Visitor Centre on Tresco is situated at the entrance to the world famous Abbey Garden. Along with a history room and a wonderful gift shop you will find the bright and welcoming cafe where light lunches and…

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  5. Parked in Holy Vale
    View from Golf Club
    Our highly trained and competent drivers eagerly wait to serve you
    View from Airport
    Parked at Porthlow
    Group enjoying the views from the Golf Club
    Parked in Holy Vale
    View from Golf Club
    Our highly trained and competent drivers eagerly wait to serve you
    View from Airport
    Parked at Porthlow
    Group enjoying the views from the Golf Club

    Add Island Rover Minibus Tours to your Itinerary

    Address

    The Strand, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0JT

    Telephone

    01720 422131

    Isles of Scilly

    We are a specialist tour operator, concentrating solely on conducted tours of the Island.

    This tour is ideal for all, irrispective of whether you're a first time visitor or regular.
    It's by far the best way to see the…

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    Facilities

    COVID-19 Response

    • Contactless payment possible
    • COVID-19 measures in place
    • Deep cleaning between visitors - The seats, headrests and guard rails are sanitised after each tour. Hand sanitiser is provided free of charge and masks are available at £1 each.
    • Face mask essential (not provided) - Masks are available at £1 each
    • Face masks available for visitors - Face masks are available to buy from driver at a cost of £1
    • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
    • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas

    Payment Methods

    • Cash accepted
    • Cash Only - Cash or card payments are accepted.
    • Contactless payment accepted - Cash or card payments are accepted.
  6. Mike O'Connor promo shot.

    Address

    Telephone

    01720 620600

    Isles of Scilly

    Established Cornish writer and folklorist Mike O’Connor will be sharing extracts from his new book “Isles of Scilly Folk Tales” told through the experience of a real 19th Century travelling storyteller.

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  7. Add Endeavour Rib Service to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Mary's

    Telephone

    07471 932964

    St. Mary’s

    “Endeavour” is the fastest passenger boat in Scilly. We offer a bespoke water taxi service offering a fast and thrilling transfer between the islands at your request.

    Rib Blasts to enjoy the thrill & excitement of…

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  8. Add Tanglewood Kitchen Company to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0PB

    Telephone

    01720 422454

    Isles of Scilly

    Diverse food retail shop @ The Post Office on St Mary's, specialising in award winning homemade ready meals, fresh fish and IOS shellfish, gourmet 'best in town' sandwiches, freshly baked 'Champion Product 2015'…

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    Facilities

    Catering

    • Take away service
  9. Add Hut 62 Watersports Hire to your Itinerary

    Address

    Bryher, ISLES OF SCILLY, TR23 0PR

    Telephone

    07774316826

    Isles of Scilly

    Come to Hut 62 for the ultimate Scilly experience
    At Hut 62 we have motor boats, sailing boats, stable sit on top kayaks, transparent kayaks, SUPs and pedalboards available to hire by the hour, day or week.
    We’re based…

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  10. Wyl Menmuir reading
    G.M White on cannon.
    Wyl Menmuir reading
    G.M White on cannon.

    Address

    The Library, Buzza Street, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0HX

    Telephone

    01720 424499

    Isles of Scilly

    Explore the many ways in which the Isles of Scilly inspire writers with Booker-nominated novelist, Wyl Menmuir, and local author, G.M. White.

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  11. Nature author and environmental journalist Lucy McRobert
    Wally the walrus
    Nature author and environmental journalist Lucy McRobert
    Wally the walrus

    Address

    Telephone

    01720 620600

    Isles of Scilly

    An illustrated conversation with nature author and environmental journalist Lucy McRobert.

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  12. Add Scilly Spirit Distillery to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422400

    St. Mary’s

    At Scilly Spirit Distillery we offer tours of our Island Gin making, to see our 500 litre and 100 litres stills in action. At our Gin School you will learn about gin making and it’s history, enjoy some delicious gin…

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    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
    • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
    • Guide Dogs Permitted
    • Ramp/Level Access

    Payment Methods

    • American Express accepted
    • Apple pay accepted
    • Contactless payment accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Establishment Features

    • Toilets

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Demonstrations Given
    • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  13. Add 'Oh Mary' to your Itinerary

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    Sea Garden Lawn, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Isles of Scilly

    “Mary Bryant’s story is one of incredible endurance and indomitable spirit. She is a young woman from Fowey who, as a convict, is sent away to the other side of the world to Botany Bay, Australia. As an instigator she…

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  14. Dark Skies COSMOS
    Daymark dark skies and stars
    shooting star over Eastern Isles
    Dark Skies COSMOS
    Daymark dark skies and stars
    shooting star over Eastern Isles

    Add Isles of Scilly Dark Skies Week to your Itinerary

    Address

    COSMOS, St. Martin's, Isles of Scilly, TR25 0QL

    St. Martin’s

    Scilly Dark Skies Week is a celebration of grassroots astronomy and the wondrously dark night skies of Scilly on St. Martin's. Join in this October!

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  15. Add Troytown Farm Shop to your Itinerary

    Address

    Troytown Farm, St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly, TR22 0PL

    Telephone

    01720 423713

    Isles of Scilly

    Troytown Farm is the only dairy farm in Scilly. Milking 9 dairy cows, it might also be the smallest in the country. Farming on a small scale works for us, as we process the milk in our little dairy and make very special…

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    Other

    • Waterfront

    Key Features

    • In countryside
    • Seafront
    • Unique venue
    • Waterfront

    Accessibility

    • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
    • All areas accessible to disabled visitors
    • Guide dogs permitted
    • Menus available in large print format

    Children & Infants

    • Accept children (Minimum age)
    • Baby changing facilities
    • Children's menu

    Catering

    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Dairy-Free Options Available
    • Gluten-Free & Coeliac Options Available
    • Take away service

    Payment Methods

    • All major credit cards accepted
    • Android pay accepted
    • Apple pay accepted
    • Cash & Cheque accepted
    • Cash accepted
    • Contactless payment accepted

    Establishment Features

    • Al Fresco Dining
    • Cater for special dietary requirements
    • Countryside
    • Dog Friendly
    • Garden/patio for guests' use
    • Guide Book Recommended
    • Independent Business
    • Locally-sourced produce
  16. Jaclyn promo shot

    Add Returning Sirens Of The Sea With Jaclyn Pearson to your Itinerary

    St. Agnes

    Let your spirits soar on St. Agnes with the success story of the returning seabirds.

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  17. Puffin fused glass.
    Strand window fused glass.
    Large orange stained window.
    Puffin fused glass.
    Strand window fused glass.
    Large orange stained window.

    Add Fused Glass Workshop With Oriel Hicks to your Itinerary

    Address

    Phoenix Craft Studios, Porthmellon Business Park, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0JY

    Telephone

    01720 422900

    St. Mary’s

    Local Artist Oriel will share the basic principles of cutting and kiln fusing, showing how certain colours react with heat.

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  18. Add Olivia's Kitchen to your Itinerary

    Address

    Olivia's Kitchen At The Vine, Bryher, Isles of Scilly, TR23 0PR

    Telephone

    01720 423168

    Isles of Scilly

    Take a break from exploring the beautiful island of Bryher by popping into Olivia’s Kitchen At The Vine. Sit back, relax and enjoy some wonderful food and drink while taking in some breath-taking views. 

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  19. Scilly Laughs Julie Jepson.
    Scilly Laughs live audience image
    Scilly Laughs Julie Jepson.
    Scilly Laughs live audience image

    Add Scilly Laughs Present Hannah Brackenbury & Craig Deeley to your Itinerary

    Address

    Isles of Scilly

    Scilly Laughs returns this October with likes of Hannah Brackenbury, Craig Deeley, Julie Jepson performing across the islands.

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  20. Heritage Invitational Weekend
    Vintage photo of gig racing on St. Mary's
    Treffry gig being lowered on to St. Mary's quay from the Scillonian II
    Black and white photo of gigs out of the water
    Heritage Invitational Weekend
    Vintage photo of gig racing on St. Mary's
    Treffry gig being lowered on to St. Mary's quay from the Scillonian II
    Black and white photo of gigs out of the water

    Address

    St. Mary's Pilot Gig Club, The Gig Shed, Porthmellon Beach, Hugh Town, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0JY

    Isles of Scilly

    If you’re on the Isles of Scilly this weekend then don’t miss out on the spectacular Heritage Invitational Weekend, inviting you to celebrate our gig rowing heritage.

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