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

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  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 Scilly Seal Snorkelling to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422848

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    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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  2. Add SC Salt to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720422893

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    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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  3. Add Scilly Cow to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422169

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    Type:

    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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  4. Add The Sailing Centre to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422060

    Type

    Type:

    Watersports Centre

    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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    Establishment Features

    • Equipment/clothing available for hire
    • Fully qualified instructors
    • Lessons/courses available
  5. Add Scented Narcissi to your Itinerary

    Address

    High Cross Lane, Airport Hill, St. Mary's, TR21 0NG

    Telephone

    01720 423767

    St. Mary’s

    Explore our new exhibition of the St Mary’s and St Agnes flower farmers, their history and flower farming at our shed located by St Mary’s Airport.

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  6. 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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  7. Add Scilly Food Boxes to your Itinerary

    Address

    Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 423416

    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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  8. Add Isles of Scilly Museum to your Itinerary

    Address

    Church Road, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0NA

    Telephone

    01720 422337

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    Type:

    Museum

    Isles of Scilly

    Exhibits of local interest from pre-history to the present day: the Romano-British brooches and coins from Nornour; the Bryher Sword and Mirror; the Civil War in Scilly; finds from many shipwrecks; model boats;...

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    • In town/city centre
    • Indoor Attraction
  9. Add St. Agnes Boating Wildlife Safaris to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 422704

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    Boat Trip

    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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  10. Add Cut Loose to your Itinerary

    Address

    The Strand, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 422232

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    Type:

    Hairdressers, Barbers & Salons

    St. Mary’s

    Cut Loose hair salon has been established for eight years and consists of three well experienced hair stylists. We cover all ladies and gents hairdressing including bridal work.

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  11. Add Tresco Stores to your Itinerary

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

    Address

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

    Telephone

    07470711857

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    Type:

    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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  13. Add Georgia May Makeup to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07775956589

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    Type:

    Hairdressers, Barbers & Salons

    St. Mary’s

    My name is Georgia May and I'm a qualified and accredited makeup artist based here in the Isles of Scilly. I have a huge passion for makeup which is why I enjoy working in this industry so much. I trained with one of...

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  14. Add Valhalla Museum to your Itinerary

    Address

    Tresco Abbey Garden, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 424108

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Tresco

    Located in the Abbey Garden, this unique collection contains some 30 figureheads, as well asname boards and other carvings from the days of sail. Most are from 19th century vessels wrecked on the Isles of Scilly.

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  15. 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
  16. Add Tanglewood Table to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422454

    Isles of Scilly

    Three nights each week, Euan Rodger, former manager at London's savoy, now cooks for up to 8 people sitting around what was once the post office sorting table.

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    Catering

    • Take away service
  17. Add Ratbags Canvas Shop to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720422037

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    Type:

    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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  18. Add Tresco Bike Hire to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422849

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    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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  19. Add Venture Sail to your Itinerary

    Address

    Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01872 487288

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    Type:

    Boat

    Isles of Scilly

    VentureSail Holidays offers sailing holidays on board classic ships including historic tall ships and more modern day research yachts. Sail to the Isles of Scilly in style on board our tall ship Johanna Lucretia, take...

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