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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. Day Trips to Scilly
    If you're travelling to Scilly in a day, we want you to make the most of your short spell here. Use our handy day tripping guide for hot tips, things to see and do, and where to eat.
  5. For the Family
    A family holiday on Scilly will lay down memories that children will treasure for the rest of their lives
  6. 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.
  7. History & Heritage
    From shipwrecks to treasure, and from Bronze Age burial chambers to deserted villages, the history of Scilly is utterly compelling.
  8. Arts & Culture
    Scilly has inspired a thriving artistic community. Creativity abounds on every island, inspired by our stunning surroundings.
  9. Shopping & online shopping
    It is one of Scilly’s most endearing features…. Pop-up stalls and honesty boxes dotted across all the islands
  10. Spa & Wellbeing
    Swaying palm trees, the scent of a sea breeze, a relaxing massage in a luxury spa

Different Scilly

adventures everytime

  1. 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.

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  1. Firebrand IV on water 1https://dms-swt.newmindets.net/App/PMS/Product.aspx?pid=3163923#
    Close up of a seal
    Square rigger between the islands
    Close up of seal 2
    Firebrand IV on the water 2
    Seal on shoreline
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    Close up of a seal
    Square rigger between the islands
    Close up of seal 2
    Firebrand IV on the water 2
    Seal on shoreline

    Add Scilly Sea Safaris to your Itinerary

    Address

    Telephone

    07884365375

    St. Mary’s

    Why not treat yourself to a unique island sea safari aboard Rib Firebrand IV with skipper and photographer Dave McBride.

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  2. 50 foot Bermudan cutter 'Jekamanzi' at sunset
    50 foot Bermudan cutter 'Jekamanzi' - sailing at daytime
    50 foot Bermudan cutter 'Jekamanzi' - close up at sunset
    50 foot Bermudan cutter 'Jekamanzi' - aerial at sunset
    50 foot Bermudan cutter 'Jekamanzi' - overhead aerial
    50 foot Bermudan cutter 'Jekamanzi' - from behind
    50 foot Bermudan cutter 'Jekamanzi' - sunset aerial
    50 foot Bermudan cutter 'Jekamanzi' at sunset
    50 foot Bermudan cutter 'Jekamanzi' - sailing at daytime
    50 foot Bermudan cutter 'Jekamanzi' - close up at sunset
    50 foot Bermudan cutter 'Jekamanzi' - aerial at sunset
    50 foot Bermudan cutter 'Jekamanzi' - overhead aerial
    50 foot Bermudan cutter 'Jekamanzi' - from behind
    50 foot Bermudan cutter 'Jekamanzi' - sunset aerial

    Add Scilly Yacht Charters to your Itinerary

    Address

    3 Buccabu, Lower Strand, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 422188

    St. Mary’s

    A truly unique experience, why not make your holiday complete by spending a day sailing the crystal clear, azure waters of Scilly aboard our 50 foot Bermudan cutter 'Jekamanzi'

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  3. Inside the restauant
    St Mary's Harbour clock
    On the quay cafe
    View of gig champs from the balcony
    St Mary's harbour and On the Quay
    Bottle and glasses of wine
    Hake dish
    Inside the restauant
    St Mary's Harbour clock
    On the quay cafe
    View of gig champs from the balcony
    St Mary's harbour and On the Quay
    Bottle and glasses of wine
    Hake dish

    Add On the Quay Restaurant & Cafe to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 423525

    St. Mary’s

    ‘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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    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
  4. Snorkellers about get into the sea off boat.
    seal in the seaweed.
    Rib heading out to the Eastern Isles.
    Snorkellers about get into the sea off boat.
    seal in the seaweed.
    Rib heading out to the Eastern Isles.

    Add Seal Snorkelling Adventures to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    07340 055748

    St. Martin’s

    This is a new business that is creating an unforgettable experience swimming with the amazing wild seals that surround our beautiful islands.

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  5. Normandy Pool interior
    Splash tots session
    Normandy Pool interior
    Splash tots session

    Add Normandy Swimming Pool to your Itinerary

    Address

    Normandy, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 423645

    St. Mary’s

    Normandy Pool is open all-year-round to both residents and non-residents. It features a full program of open sessions, swimming lessons and sessions for water babies. Please check our website or contact us for further…

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  6. Scented pinks by post fresh from the Isles of Scilly
    Flower fields
    Scented narcissi by post fresh from the Isles of Scilly
    Tractor collecting boxes of flowers
    Scented pinks by post fresh from the Isles of Scilly
    Flower fields
    Scented narcissi by post fresh from the Isles of Scilly
    Tractor collecting boxes of flowers

    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
  7. SCDogs Distillery St Martins Isles of Scilly
    SC Dogs White Rum
    SC Dogs Vodka
    SC Dogs Gold Rum
    SC Dogs Honey Spiced Rum
    SCDogs Distillery St Martins Isles of Scilly
    SC Dogs White Rum
    SC Dogs Vodka
    SC Dogs Gold Rum
    SC Dogs Honey Spiced Rum

    Add SC Dogs Distillery St Martins Isles of Scilly to your Itinerary

    Address

    Carron Farm, Higher Town, St Martins, TR25 0QL

    Telephone

    01720422893

    St. Martin’s

    SC Dogs the first and only rum distillery on the Isles of Scilly.

    Distilled, aged and bottled on our farm, SC Dogs is a range of delicately balanced premium rums and vodkas with a clean, rounded finish and a tang of…

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    Facilities

    Other

    • Contactless delivery

    Catering

    • Bar - We are licensed for both on and off sales
    • Online Ordering

    Payment Methods

    • Accept Bank Transfers, Internet Payment or SWIFT/IBAN
    • All major credit cards accepted
    • Android pay accepted
    • Apple pay accepted
    • Cash accepted
    • Contactless payment accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Establishment Features

    • Gift vouchers
    • Open All Year

    Travel & Trade

    • Wi-fi available
  8. Add Hut 62 Watersports Hire to your Itinerary

    Address

    Bryher, ISLES OF SCILLY, TR23 0PR

    Telephone

    07979393206

    Bryher

    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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  9. Horse riding in the sea
    Horse riding on the beach
    Riding over the moors
    Trekking in the sea
    Horses taking a rest
    Trekking through the trees
    Trekking through the trees
    Trekking through the sea
    Horse riding in the sea
    Horse riding on the beach
    Riding over the moors
    Trekking in the sea
    Horses taking a rest
    Trekking through the trees
    Trekking through the trees
    Trekking through the sea

    Add St. Mary's Riding Centre to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Mary's Riding Centre, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0NU

    Telephone

    01720 423855

    St. Mary’s

    A warm welcome awaits you at St Mary's Riding Centre.

    The only horse riding establishment in the Isles of Scilly. 

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  10. leaded glass panel of flying puffin
    woven items by Emily Mary
    Stained glass preparation Oriel Hicks
    Mix of local crafts
    canvas cutlery pouch
    fused glass seal wave in wood stand
    leaded glass panel of flying puffin
    woven items by Emily Mary
    Stained glass preparation Oriel Hicks
    Mix of local crafts
    canvas cutlery pouch
    fused glass seal wave in wood stand

    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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  11. Main logo for Wild and Scilly Mermaids.
    Swimming round bar point.
    Swimming in the sea.
    Celebrating a swim.
    Group photo on the beach.
    Underwater swimming.
    Water splash swim image.
    Main logo for Wild and Scilly Mermaids.
    Swimming round bar point.
    Swimming in the sea.
    Celebrating a swim.
    Group photo on the beach.
    Underwater swimming.
    Water splash swim image.

    Address

    St. Mary's, TR21 0NF

    Telephone

    07731 830332

    St. Mary’s

    Come and enjoy a sea swim adventure with food. We have trips suited to both experienced swimmers and those new to open water swimming.

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  12. Windsurfers on the water
    Young family out in rat sail boat
    Couple stand up paddleboarding
    Line of coloured kayaks on the beach
    Windsurfers on the water
    Young family out in rat sail boat
    Couple stand up paddleboarding
    Line of coloured kayaks on the beach

    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
  13. Enterprise on the sea
    Enterprise on the sea

    Add St. Agnes Boating Wildlife Safaris to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 422704

    St. Agnes

    St Agnes Boating is working with the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust to promote the island’s wildlife. Every Wednesday we have a Wildlife Trust Ranger onboard who is our guide. The Spirit travels to Annet, the protected…

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    Facilities

    Establishment Features

    • Dog Friendly
  14. Outside the bakery
    Pasties
    Fresh loaves
    Making the bread
    Outside the bakery
    Pasties
    Fresh loaves
    Making the bread

    Add The Island Bakery to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422111

    St. Martin’s

    Alongside a selection of artisan breads and rolls, we also have a range of savoury options perfect for a picnic lunch or supper. These include traditional Cornish pasties, pies, tarts and pizzas. For those with a sweet…

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    Facilities

    Sustainability

    • Locally Sourced Produce
  15. Tamarisk counter
    Colourful glass and stone rings
    Selection of art
    Leather wallets and key rings
    Stained and fused glass
    local pottery
    polished coloured stones
    Pottery and sketches
    Mix of mugs, jugs and jewellery
    Wall of paintings
    Tamarisk counter
    Colourful glass and stone rings
    Selection of art
    Leather wallets and key rings
    Stained and fused glass
    local pottery
    polished coloured stones
    Pottery and sketches
    Mix of mugs, jugs and jewellery
    Wall of paintings

    Add Tamarisk Gallery to your Itinerary

    Address

    Hugh Street, Hugh Town, St. Mary's, TR21 0LL

    Telephone

    01720 422334

    St. Mary’s

    Based in the centre of Hugh Town on St Mary’s, Tamarisk Gallery stocks a wide range of art and craft. All inspired by the Isles of Scilly, pieces include paintings, textiles, jewellery, ceramics, glass and locally made…

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  16. Outside view of Paper Shop

    Add The Paper Shop (CJ Mumford) to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422438

    St. Mary’s

    Serving the islands' newspaper, magazine and periodical requirements since 1904. Confectioner, stationer, tobacconist and bookseller - including Scilly's longest running publication "The Scillonian". Scilly's only…

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  17. Tick in studio
    Women on massage table
    Women being massaged
    Thai massage 3
    Tick in studio
    Women on massage table
    Women being massaged
    Thai massage 3

    Add Isles of Scilly Thai Massage, Nails & Waxing to your Itinerary

    Address

    Buzza Street, Hugh Town, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0HW

    Telephone

    07788 696837

    St. Mary’s

    Traditional Thai Massage is excellent for harmonising and activating vital life energies. Services also available include Manicure, Pedicure and Waxing.

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  18. Chilli spice and cake
    Fresh chilli's
    Chilli's on a plate
    Chilli powder being put into tubs
    Chilli powder
    Chilli products ready for shipping
    Chilli jars
    Chilli and fudge
    Ruth with Chilli's
    Chilli spice and cake
    Fresh chilli's
    Chilli's on a plate
    Chilli powder being put into tubs
    Chilli powder
    Chilli products ready for shipping
    Chilli jars
    Chilli and fudge
    Ruth with Chilli's

    Add Scilly Chilli to your Itinerary

    Address

    Hillside Farm, Bryher, Isles of Scilly, TR23 0PR

    Bryher

    When lockdown struck, with a little more time on our hands, we started to experiment more with chilli recipes and the idea of Scilly Chilli was born! Hillside Farm Tours Available from 14th April 2022.

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