Things to Do

Things to see & do

on Scilly

  1. Active & Outdoors
    There are plenty of ways you can get out and about to enjoy Scilly - on guided tours and excursions or simply by heading out with map in hand to explore.
  2. Tours & Sightseeing
    From island walks and archaeological explorations to wildlife and marine excursions, and sunset trips, you’ll be able to delve into Scilly’s past and learn more about our natural habitat and wildlife, our culture and our lifestyle.
  3. Explore Nature
    Scilly’s landscapes are one of its greatest assets. Get out and explore our amazing habitats and wildlife that flourish here, year round!
  4. Attractions
    From the world famous Tresco Abbey Garden with its 20,000 exotic species from around the world, Elizabethan castles and fortresses, Bronze Age remains and burial chambers, famous shipwreck landmarks, incredible lighthouses, including Bishop Rock.
  5. Arts & Culture
    Scilly has inspired a thriving artistic community. Creativity abounds on every island, inspired by our stunning surroundings.
  6. History & Heritage
    From shipwrecks to treasure, and from Bronze Age burial chambers to deserted villages, the history of Scilly is utterly compelling.
  7. Day Trips
    If you're on a day trip to the islands, you'll arrive in to St. Mary's. Use our guide to help make your visit, the best day of your holiday.
  8. For the Family
    A family holiday on Scilly will lay down memories that children will treasure for the rest of their lives
  9. Spa & Wellbeing
    Swaying palm trees, the scent of a sea breeze, a relaxing massage in a luxury spa
  10. Shopping
    It is one of Scilly’s most endearing features…. Pop-up stalls and honesty boxes dotted across all the islands

Different Scilly

adventures everytime

  1. Island Hopping
    One of the most enjoyable things to do on Scilly is to hop onto a "tripper" boat and go explore. Five inhabited islands, lots of uninhabited ones and myriad boats and skippers to take you where you'd like to go!
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  1. Add Coasteer Scilly to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07734 343954

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    Coasteering

    St. Mary’s

    Coasteering on the Isles of Scilly has arrived! Brought to you by Kernow Coasteering, one of Cornwall’s foremost coasteering providers, Don’t miss your chance to experience the stunning golden granite coastline of...

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  2. Add St. Martin's Watersports to your Itinerary

    Address

    Par Beach, St. Martin's, TR25 0QL

    Telephone

    07470711857

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    Watersports Centre

    St. Martin’s

    We are based at Par Beach on St Martin’s and offer sit on top kayak and stand up paddle board hire. Have fun with the family, visit uninhabited islands or see the seals. Experience the beauty and tranquillity of the...

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  3. 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 423418

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    Type:

    Vineyard

    Isles of Scilly

    Come and see a working vineyard in action. Enjoy an informative tour and sample our unique selection of fine wines - or simply pop by the visitor centre/shop at your leisure

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  4. Add Scilly Seal Snorkelling to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422848

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    Type:

    Diving

    St. Martin’s

    Come to St Martin's for a fabulous, award winning, wildlife experience. Snorkel with the seals and get close to these elegant creatures in their natural environment.  All the equipment you will need is supplied and you...

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  5. Add Scilly Food Boxes to your Itinerary

    Address

    Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 423416

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    Food and Drink

    Isles of Scilly

    Welcome to Scilly Food Boxes, a unique online food Box delivery service for self-catering guests holidaying in the Isles of Scilly.

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  6. Add Scilly Maid Chocolate to your Itinerary

    Address

    Colossus, Pilots Retreat, TR21 0PB

    Telephone

    01720 423361

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    Local Food Producers

    St. Mary’s

    A special Souvenier: Scilly Maid Chocolate – More Cocoa, Less Sugar - High Quality Belgian and Single Origin Chocolate, tempered, moulded, flavoured and packed on St Mary’s with care and attention. Some using locally...

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  7. Add SC Salt to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720422893

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    Type:

    Local Food Producers

    St. Martin’s

    SC Salt
    Simply made from the sea & the sun on the Isles of Scilly.

    To make SC Salt we simply leave the crystal-clear water of St. Martins Par to evaporate under the famous Isles of Scilly sunshine.

    Then we might go...

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  8. Add Scilly Flowers to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422169

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    Farm

    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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  9. Add Scilly Cow to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422169

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    Local Food Producers

    St. Martin’s

    Tasty beef from our small herd of Red Ruby Devon cattle.

    Call in buy a range of beef cuts including steaks, mince, burgers and roasting joints from our freezer at Churchtown Farm.

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  10. Add 49 Degrees to your Itinerary

    Address

    Hugh Street, St Mary's, Isles Of Scilly, TR21 0LL

    Telephone

    01720 423288

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    Shop

    St. Mary’s

    The IOS Store, born and bred on the islands since 1973. Visit us for all your IOS apparel

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  11. Add Ratbags Canvas Shop to your Itinerary

    Address

    Thorofare, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0LN

    Telephone

    01720422037

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    Shop

    St. Mary’s

    Rat Island Sailboat Co. Rat Bags Canvas shop

    Hand made cotton canvas bags, clothing & acessories, Visit our workshop here in the Isles of Scilly & watch as we make your bag.

    Available online

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  12. Add Phoenix Craft Studios to your Itinerary

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

    Telephone

    01720 422900

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    Crafts

    St. Mary’s

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

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  13. Add Island Rover Minibus Tours to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422131

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    Bus/Coach Tour

    Isles of Scilly

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

    Why not enjoy a leisurely ride around St Mary's with an intelligent and highly motivated driver/guide???

    Each tour consists of...

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  14. Add Black Pearl Aquarium to your Itinerary

    Address

    Bryher Boatyard, Bryher, Isles of Scilly, TR23 0PR

    Telephone

    01720 422702

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    Aquarium

    Bryher

    The Free to View Black Pearl Aquarium is located at Bryher Boatyard and was constructed in 2013 to show visitors some of the fish species local to Scilly.

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  15. Add Isles of Scilly Boat Hire to your Itinerary

    Address

    Bryher Boatyard, Bryher, Isles of Scilly, TR23 0PR

    Telephone

    01720 422702

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    Power Boating

    Bryher

    The Isles of Scilly Boat Hire Company offers daily hire through to long-term rental in their range of boats

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  16. Add Tresco Stores to your Itinerary

    Address

    New Grimsby, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 422806

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    Shop

    Tresco

    From every day essentials to gourmet items, we have a wide selection of produce that will satisfy fussy kids as well as the most discerning foodie. We understand the needs of families staying on the island, especially...

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  17. Add Ravensporth Sailing Base to your Itinerary

    Address

    Old Grimsby, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 424919

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    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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    • Equipment/clothing available for hire
    • Fully qualified instructors
    • Lessons/courses available