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. Creative Scilly
    13 days of island whimsy and intrigue. 10th - 22nd May 2019.

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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 The Sailing Centre to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422060

    St. Mary’s

    RYA & AALA licensed watersports centre offering instruction, hire & sales in windsurfing, sailing, powerboating & kayaking. Centres on St. Mary's & Tresco.

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    Facilities

    Establishment Features

    • Equipment/clothing available for hire
    • Fully qualified instructors
    • Lessons/courses available
  2. Add Bats, Moths & the Moon to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Isles of Scilly

    Ever fancied a nighttime stroll but not sure what to expect? Here is the perfect opportunity to discover Scilly in the dark!  

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  3. 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

    • Contactless payment accepted
    • Visa accepted
  4. Add Paint the sea with Liz Bray to your Itinerary

    Address

    Church Pavilion, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07795254644

    Isles of Scilly

    Taking inspiration from the seascape surrounding Scilly, this workshop will look at how to capture the power and majesty of the sea. We will spend time on mark making and experiment with techniques to express the...

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  5. 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 etc

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  6. Add Creative Writing Workout to your Itinerary

    Address

    Carn Gwaval Wellbeing Centre, Old Town, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 424405

    St. Mary’s

    Join Paul Dodgson for a fun and informal workshop to stretch the mind and generate new material that could be the basis for future writing. Suitable for complete beginners to experienced writers.

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  7. Add Poetry Afternoon with Paul Dodgson to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Mary's Library, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 422663

    St. Mary’s

    Let's Have Some Poetry Please
    Do you have a favourite poem you would like Paul to read aloud - is there a special story behind your choice? Let us have your requests and come and join Paul in the library.

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  8. Add Polreath Tea Room to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422046

    Isles of Scilly

    Delicious homebaked cakes, freshly prepared lunches, afternoon cream teas or just a glass of local wine; a warm welcome awaits you in our conservatory, plantsman’s garden or traditional Scillonian glasshouse.

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    Facilities

    Children & Infants

    • Highchair

    Catering

    • Licensed
    • Serve afternoon tea
    • Serve lunch

    Payment Methods

    • Cash accepted
    • Cash Only

    Establishment Features

    • Garden/patio for guests' use
    • Locally-sourced produce
  9. 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 at Hugh Street Café for a quick coffee and Cornish pasty to go, or sit back, relax and watch the world go by in our seating area.

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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
    • Serve afternoon tea
    • Serve breakfast
    • Serve lunch
    • Special dietary requirements catered for
    • Take away service

    Payment Methods

    • All major credit cards accepted
  10. Add Fraggle Rock Bar to your Itinerary

    Address

    Bryher, Isles of Scilly, TR23 0PR

    Telephone

    01720 422222

    Isles of Scilly

    Delicious food and drink on Bryher

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  11. 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
  12. Add Stories at Karma with Story Republicans to your Itinerary

    Address

    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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  13. Add A Perfect World: Miracle Theatre to your Itinerary

    Address

    Pool Green, St. Martin's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Martin’s

    A Perfect World is a brand new action-packed adventure following a feisty young woman as she ventures into a ‘Boy’s Own’ world of undiscovered jungles, treasure maps, campfires and penknives.

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  14. Add Walking Stories on St. Agnes to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Agnes Quay, St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly

    St. Agnes

    Join local writer and musician Piers Lewin for the launch of his new walking story ‘The Green Flash’ which is set on Gugh and St Agnes. This is one of five new short stories, set on each of the inhabited islands and...

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  15. Add On the Quay Restaurant & Cafe to your Itinerary

    Address

    The Quay, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0HU

    Telephone

    01720 423525

    Isles of Scilly

    ‘On the Quay’ is the new ‘must visit’ restaurant, bar & café. Relax in our designer harbour view restaurant, soak up the sun on our balcony or enjoy the convenience of our grab and go cafe. On the Quay serves amazing...

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    Facilities

    Other

    • Waterfront

    Key Features

    • Seafront
    • Unique venue

    Accessibility

    • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
    • All areas accessible to disabled visitors
    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • Disability awareness training for all personnel
    • Guide dogs permitted
    • Handrail by steps
    • Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet
    • Toilets for disabled visitors

    Children & Infants

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

    Catering

    • Bar
    • 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
    • American Express accepted
    • Contactless payment accepted
    • Delta accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Establishment Features

    • Al Fresco Dining
    • Available for wedding receptions
    • Cater for special dietary requirements
    • Conference facilities
    • Dog Friendly
    • Exclusive hire of restaurant
    • Groups accepted
    • Independent Business
    • Pets accepted

    Travel & Trade

    • Wi-fi available
  16. Add SeaQuest 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 St. Martin's Fete to your Itinerary

    Address

    The Cricket Pitch, St. Martin's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Martin’s

    St. Martin's annual fete, with stalls, games music and general family fun.

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  18. Add Taste of Scilly Festival to your Itinerary

    Address

    Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 620600

    Isles of Scilly

    Our fantastic Taste of Scilly festival returns this September with a month-long celebration of the very best in local food, drink and produce from across the five inhabited islands. This year’s event will, in...

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  19. Add Low Tide Experience to your Itinerary

    Address

    Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 422849

    Isles of Scilly

    Join us on Saturday 20th April (Easter Saturday) or Sunday 1st September for one or both of 2019's amazing low tide mini pop-up festivals. Roll up your trouser legs and enjoy the foodie delights, gin and prosecco bars,...

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  20. Add Twisted Bobbins to your Itinerary

    Address

    Island Hall, The Meadow, St. Agnes, ISLES OF SCILLY, TR22 0PL

    Telephone

    07557998922

    St. Agnes

    Handweaving using natural materials. Order your own bespoke scarf or fabric. Have a go at weaving - workshops run all year round on unique Saori looms suitable for creativity and beginners.

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