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 Salakee Farm Duck to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422391

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    Type:

    Farm Shop

    St. Mary’s

    Salakee farm offer free range, island reared local duck meat on the Isles of Scilly.

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  2. Add Strudel in Town to your Itinerary

    Address

    Thorofare, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07760 754395

    Type

    Type:

    Café

    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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  3. Add Tresco Abbey Garden to your Itinerary

    Address

    Tresco, Isles of Scilly, TR24 0QQ

    Telephone

    +44 01720 424108

    Type

    Type:

    Garden

    Tresco

    The sub-tropical Abbey Garden is a glorious exception; a perennial Kew without the glass, home to thousands of exotic plants from around the world flourishing right here on the Isles of Scilly...

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  4. Add Adventure Scilly to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07748 102844

    Type

    Type:

    Activities

    Bryony offers flowing, uplifting yoga sessions; Nick is an experienced swim guide. Both Nick & Bryony are from Scilly and have extensive knowledge of swim spots and trail running routes across the islands, and can...

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  5. Add Scilly Walks to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 423326

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Tour

    St. Mary’s

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

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  6. Add Taste of Scilly Festival to your Itinerary

    Address

    Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 620600

    Type

    Type:

    Food and Drink

    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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  7. Add Phoenix Craft Studios to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422900

    Type

    Type:

    Crafts

    St. Mary’s

    A co-operative of craftspeople in individual studios. fused glass, fabrics, printmaking, ceramics, jewellery etc

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  8. Add Bell Rock Hotel to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422575

    Type

    Type:

    Restaurant

    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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  9. Add Tresco Island Spa to your Itinerary

    Address

    New Grimsby, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 424075

    Type

    Type:

    Spa and Relaxation

    Tresco

    Tresco's extraordinary natural environment is a tonic in itself, but Tresco Spa is the perfect destination for those looking to truly relax and unwind. Our beautifully appointed Spa features an indoor swimming pool,...

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  10. Add Isles of Scilly Golf Club to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422692

    Type

    Type:

    Golf Course

    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
  11. Add Endeavour Rib Service to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Mary's

    Telephone

    07471 932964

    Type

    Type:

    Power Boating

    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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  12. Add Twisted Bobbins to your Itinerary

    Address

    Tommy's Barn, St. Agnes, ISLES OF SCILLY, TR22 0PL

    Telephone

    07557998922

    Type

    Type:

    Craft Workshop

    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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  13. Add On the Quay to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 423525

    Type

    Type:

    Restaurant

    Isles of Scilly

    New for 2018 ‘On the Quay’ offers a stylish restaurant, bar, & cafe all conveniently situated at the Gateway to the Isles. Serving throughout the day a wide range of fresh, where available local, produce whilst...

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  14. Add Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust to your Itinerary

    Address

    Trenoweth, St. Mary's, TR21 0NS

    Telephone

    01720 422153

    Type

    Type:

    Activities

    Isles of Scilly

    The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust is the local conservation charity responsible for looking after, & caring for, more than 60% of Scilly; for the benefit of nature & people.

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  15. Add Ravensporth Sailing Base to your Itinerary

    Address

    Old Grimsby, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 424919

    Type

    Type:

    Watersports Centre

    Tresco

    Sailing, windsurfing, sit-on kayaks, stand-up paddle boarding, fast RIB trips, kayak tours, hire & tuition. Taster sessions to full RYA courses with fully qualified instructors. Activities to try for all ages.

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    Facilities

    Establishment Features

    • Equipment/clothing available for hire
    • Fully qualified instructors
    • Lessons/courses available
  16. Add Tanglewood Kitchen Company to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422454

    Type

    Type:

    Take Away

    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
  17. Add Pilots Gig Restaurant to your Itinerary

    Address

    The Bank, St.Marys, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 422654

    Type

    Type:

    Restaurant

    St. Mary’s

    Newly open in 2018 we look forward to welcoming you. We are a local couple with a passion for good food and good service. Using the best products, locally sourced where possible, we aim to provide you with an...

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  18. Add Tresco Bike Hire to your Itinerary

    Address

    Flying Boat Club, New Grimsby, Tresco, TR24 0QQ

    Telephone

    01720 422849

    Type

    Type:

    Cycle Hire

    Tresco

    Bikes are the primary form of transport on the island and are available to hire at the bike store, which is located next door to Tresco Stores & Deli at the Flying Boat. There are bikes to suit all age groups. Guests...

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