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. Add Phoenix Craft Studios to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422900

    St. Mary’s

    A co-operative of craftspeople in individual studios. Fused glass, fabrics, printmaking, ceramics, jewellery and more.

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  2. Add Evening Supper Boats to your Itinerary

    Address

    Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 423999

    Isles of Scilly

    From May until the end of September, an evening supper boat to St. Agnes operates most nights when the weather is fit. Departure is usually at 6pm (check on the boards on the day) giving plenty of time for a stroll on…

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  3. Add Island Fish to your Itinerary

    Address

    Kenython, Bryher, Isles of Scilly, TR23 0PR

    Telephone

    01720 423880

    Bryher

    The Pender family that make up Island Fish have been fishing out of Bryher for hundreds of years, supplying quality fresh lobster, crab, wet fish & shellfish products across the Isles of Scilly

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  4. Add Lou Simmonds Pottery to your Itinerary

    Address

    Lou Simmonds Pottery, Island Hall, The Meadow, St Agnes, Isles of Scilly, TR22 0PL

    Telephone

    07501 441 455

    St. Agnes

    My tiny studio is nestled down on one of the old, minuscule flower pieces - a pebble's throw from the white sands of Periglis beach. I design and make all my pots in this idyllic location.

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  5. Add The New Inn to your Itinerary

    Address

    New Grimsby, Tresco, Isles of Scilly, TR24 0QG

    Telephone

    01720 423006

    Isles of Scilly

    Sample the award winning food, sit back and relax in an armchair with a hot drink or head into the beer garden and enjoy some summer sun with an ice cream in hand.

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    Facilities

    Children & Infants

    • Children's menu

    Catering

    • Bar
    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Catering service
    • Licensed
    • Serve evening meal
    • Serve lunch

    Payment Methods

    • All major credit cards accepted

    Establishment Features

    • Al Fresco Dining
    • Beer Garden
    • Dog Friendly - Dogs allowed in beer garden and pub only (not in Pavilion restaurant or accommodation)
    • Garden/patio for guests' use
    • Live Music
    • Locally-sourced produce

    Travel & Trade

    • Wi-fi available
  6. Wine-tasting Flight
    Wildflowers on the Vineyard
    Vines in front of the winery at sunset
    St Martin's Vineyard Basket
    Clouds over the vines
    Agapanthus
    Views over the Eastern Isles
    Hummingbird Hawk-moth visiting the vineyard
    Leaf burst with the Eastern Isles in the background
    Wine-tasting Flight
    Wildflowers on the Vineyard
    Vines in front of the winery at sunset
    St Martin's Vineyard Basket
    Clouds over the vines
    Agapanthus
    Views over the Eastern Isles
    Hummingbird Hawk-moth visiting the vineyard
    Leaf burst with the Eastern Isles in the background

    Add St. Martin's Vineyard, Winery and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 423118

    Isles of Scilly

    Visit one of the smallest and most south-westerly vineyards in the UK here on the southern slopes of St Martin’s. Follow the self-guided Vine Tour and learn about the vines, the wines and what makes this site unique.…

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    Facilities

    Attraction Facilities

    • Shop

    COVID-19 Response

    • 2m distancing in place
    • Contactless payment possible
    • COVID-19 measures in place
    • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
    • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
    • Online booking possible
    • Online ordering available
    • Open now
    • Outside seating
    • Socially distanced spaced seating
    • Staff required to regularly wash hands

    Venue Facilities

    • Groups Accepted

    Key Features

    • Outdoor Attraction

    Accessibility

    • Assistance Dogs
    • Guide Dogs Permitted

    Catering

    • Picnic Site - Visitors to the vineyard are welcome to bring a picnic - we have benches throughout the vineyard to enjoy your lunch among the vines!

    Payment Methods

    • Apple pay accepted
    • Cash accepted
    • Contactless payment accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Establishment Features

    • Dog Friendly
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Picnic Area
    • Shop

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Demonstrations Given
    • Educational Visits Accepted
    • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  7. Add Cloudsley Shovell Restaurant - Karma St. Martin's to your Itinerary

    Address

    Lower Town, St. Martin's, Isles of Scilly, TR25 0QW

    Telephone

    01720 422368

    St. Martin’s

    Karma St. Martin’s, the islands' only hotel sits on a stunning site that spans 2.8 hectares and has panoramic coastal views of the South West shore - a perfect location for a drink, snack or meal . The 4* hotel has a…

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  8. 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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    Facilities

    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
  9. Add Bell Rock Hotel to your Itinerary

    Address

    Church Street, St.Marys, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0JS

    Telephone

    01720 422575

    St. Mary’s

    The Restaurant at the Bell Rock Hotel - open to non-residents for two or three course dinner. We recommend booking before 5pm to avoid disappointment, but we will accommodate a table when possible.

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  10. Add Hugh Street Cafe to your Itinerary

    Address

    St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0LL

    Telephone

    01720 422734

    Isles of Scilly

    Come and see us for a quick coffee and Cornish pasty to go, or sit back, relax and watch the world go by in our seating area.

    We prepare fresh sandwiches, salads, ciabattas, tarts, delicious homemade cakes and much…

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    Facilities

    Key Features

    • In town/city centre

    Children & Infants

    • Highchair

    Catering

    • Cater for vegans
    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Catering service
    • Dairy-Free Options Available
    • Gluten-Free & Coeliac Options Available
    • Licensed
    • Serve afternoon tea
    • Serve breakfast
    • Serve evening meal
    • Serve lunch
    • Special dietary requirements catered for
    • Take away service

    Payment Methods

    • All major credit cards accepted
  11. Add Thrown By Ty to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    St. Martin’s

    Locally inspired uniqe ceramics created by Tyrane Micheal Van den Berg on St. Martin's.

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  12. The Abbey Arch in Tresco Abbey Garden
    A view across Tresco Abbey Garden
    The Mediterranean Garden in Tresco Abbey Garden
    Lucy Dorrien-Smith's Shell House in Tresco Abbey Garden
    Shaded glades in Tresco Abbey Garden
    Protea in Tresco Abbey Garden
    The Abbey Arch in Tresco Abbey Garden
    Subtropical planting in Tresco Abbey Garden
    A view across Tresco Abbey Garden
    Gaia sculpture in Tresco Abbey Garden
    The Abbey Arch in Tresco Abbey Garden
    A view across Tresco Abbey Garden
    The Mediterranean Garden in Tresco Abbey Garden
    Lucy Dorrien-Smith's Shell House in Tresco Abbey Garden
    Shaded glades in Tresco Abbey Garden
    Protea in Tresco Abbey Garden
    The Abbey Arch in Tresco Abbey Garden
    Subtropical planting in Tresco Abbey Garden
    A view across Tresco Abbey Garden
    Gaia sculpture in Tresco Abbey Garden

    Add Tresco Abbey Garden to your Itinerary

    Address

    Tresco, Isles of Scilly, TR24 0QQ

    Telephone

    +44 01720 424108

    Tresco

    The sub-tropical Abbey Garden is a glorious exception; a perennial Kew without the glass, home to 20,000 plants from more than 80 countries, flourishing just 30 miles off the coast of Cornwall. The plants that thrive…

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    Facilities

    Other

    • Gift Shop

    Attraction Facilities

    • Plant Sales
    • Shop
    • Tea Rooms

    Venue Facilities

    • Groups Accepted

    Key Features

    • Approx length of visit - We would recommend allowing at least half a day for your visit
    • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
    • Outdoor Attraction

    Accessibility

    • Accessible to Wheelchair Users - Whilst the garden does have a number of sets of steps, there is also an accessible route along shingle paths suitable for wheelchairs. For further information on accessibility around the garden, please call 01720 424108.
    • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

    Catering

    • On-Site café/restaurant

    Establishment Features

    • Dogs Accepted - On leads
    • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
    • Open All Year
    • Toilets

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Please contact Tresco Abbey Garden for details
  13. Add Hut 62 Watersports Hire to your Itinerary

    Address

    Bryher, ISLES OF SCILLY, TR23 0PR

    Telephone

    07979393206

    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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    view from roof towards St. Mary's
    Inside table with people drinking
    food being served - think its a fish pie. Yum!
    men sat at table drinking.
    group sat at table
    group sat at table 2
    view from roof towards St. Mary's
    Inside table with people drinking
    food being served - think its a fish pie. Yum!
    men sat at table drinking.

    Add The Seven Stones Inn to your Itinerary

    Address

    St.Martin's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 423777

    St. Martin’s

    An attractive single room pub, recently re-furbished with plenty of wood and stone. Stunning views across the bay to St. Mary's. Good pub grub.

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  15. Add Scilly Walks to your Itinerary

    Address

    Katharine Sawyer, Alegria, High Lanes, St. Mary's, ISLES OF SCILLY, TR21 0NW

    Telephone

    01720 423326

    St. Mary’s

    Scilly Walks offers guided walks, boat trips, slideshows and short break holidays to introduce you to the archaeology and history of the Isles of Scilly.

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  16. Add Sea Quest Glass Bottom Boat to your Itinerary

    Address

    Middletown, St. Martin's, Isles of Scilly, TR25 0QN

    Telephone

    07884055122

    Isles of Scilly

    SeaQuest Glass Bottom Wildlife Safaris. Experience the unique wildlife, landscape & history of Scilly above & below the sea.
    Spectacular scenery, seals, seabirds, puffins, dolphins and more.

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  17. 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
  18. 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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