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  1. Day Trip Travel Options
    Your journey to the Isles of Scilly is where your adventure begins. A scenic flight or leisurely sail gets you to this stunning sub-tropical archipelago that’s a world away from the rest of England. It’s so easy to visit and small enough to appreciate its incredible beauty and rich island heritage in just one day. Treat yourself to a day to remember: Sail from Penzance or fly from Land’s End with a Fly + Sail ticket, both Isles of Scilly Travel, or take the helicopter with Penzance Helicopters.
  2. Day Trips - Gifts, Tips & Getting Here
    Let us help you experience the best day of your life with our handy Scilly guide. From gift buying, tips and how to get here - we have it covered!
  3. Day Trips - To impress your Friends
    Just being on a remote island in the middle of the Atlantic might be enough to impress the most discerning. However, these top 5 experiences are sure to make a big splash.
  4. Day Trips - Family Days Out!
    Escape with the kids this summer for an adventure like no other. From the best picnic spots, to exploring rock-pools and water-side activities, we look at 5 of the best!
  5. Day Trips - Space to Breath
    If you’re hoping to escape to a place of beauty, with a sense of freedom rarely found elsewhere, coupled with boundless wildlife and secluded hotspots, then we’ve just the thing. Our open spaces provide the perfect playground to recharge and rebalance, and whatever you choose, we know it will be exhilarating and life affirming.
  6. Day Trips - For Big Discoveries
    A trip to Scilly is an experience that will change you, even in a day! Here we go off-grid and explore some of the more secret and iconic parts of this tiny archipelago. Get discovering now!
  7. Day Trips - To Reboot your Life
    There's nowhere better, or more unique, than to explore what's on your doorstep, especially on a day trip to Scilly. Let us help you reconnect with yourself and your loved ones in a single day on these tiny set of islands, afloat at the foot of Cornwall.
  8. Day Trips - in 3 Hours
    It's amazing how much you can achieve in just 3 hours spent on Scilly. Hop to an off island, take a tour or get your walking shoes on - you'll be spellbound, even in the brief time you're here. Check out these 3-hour suggestions across all 5 inhabited islands.

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  1. Gift cards and calendar
    Inga the Artist
    Isles of Scilly journal
    Gift books
    Puffin coasters
    Journal
    Gift cards and calendar
    Inga the Artist
    Isles of Scilly journal
    Gift books
    Puffin coasters
    Journal

    Add Island Images to your Itinerary

    Tresco

    Meet Ellie - Mum of three, photographer and designer. Ellie offers an ever broadening range of products designed to bring island magic to your every day.

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  2. Indoor Swimming pool
    Indoor Swimming pool
    Treatment room
    Indoor Swimming pool
    Indoor Swimming pool
    Indoor Swimming pool
    Treatment room
    Indoor Swimming pool

    Add Tresco Island Spa to your Itinerary

    Address

    New Grimsby, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 424075

    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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  3. Parked in Holy Vale
    View from Golf Club
    Our highly trained and competent drivers eagerly wait to serve you
    View from Airport
    Group enjoying the views from the Golf Club
    Parked in Holy Vale
    View from Golf Club
    Our highly trained and competent drivers eagerly wait to serve you
    View from Airport
    Group enjoying the views from the Golf Club

    Add Island Rover Minibus Tours to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422131

    St. Mary’s

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

    This tour is ideal for all, irrespective of whether you're a first time visitor or regular.
    It's by far the best way to see the…

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    Facilities

    Duration

    • Duration

    Key Features

    • Coastal
    • In countryside
    • In town/city centre

    Accessibility

    • Handrail by steps
    • Steps to main entrance

    Payment Methods

    • Android pay accepted
    • Apple pay accepted
    • Cash accepted
    • Contactless payment accepted - Cash or card payments are accepted.

    Establishment Features

    • Groups Welcome

    Group Travel

    • Out of Hours Visits
  4. 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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  5. 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
  6. Cart under Garrison arch
    Scilly carts business unit
    3 carts on a field
    Cart under Garrison arch
    Scilly carts business unit
    3 carts on a field

    Add Scilly Carts to your Itinerary

    Address

    Porthmellon Enterprise Centre, Porthmellon Business Park, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0JY

    Telephone

    01720 422121

    St. Mary’s

    Scilly Carts offer 2, 4 or 6 seater electric carts (golf buggies) as an alternative way to explore St Mary's.

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  7. Wine-tasting Flight
    Wildflowers on the Vineyard
    Vines in front of the winery at sunset
    Harvesting the grapes to make the rose wine
    St Martin's Vineyard Basket
    Clouds over the vines
    Agapanthus
    Views over the Eastern Isles
    Hummingbird Hawk-moth visiting the vineyard
    Leaf burst with the Eastern Isles in the background
    Wine-tasting Flight
    Wildflowers on the Vineyard
    Vines in front of the winery at sunset
    Harvesting the grapes to make the rose wine
    St Martin's Vineyard Basket
    Clouds over the vines
    Agapanthus
    Views over the Eastern Isles
    Hummingbird Hawk-moth visiting the vineyard
    Leaf burst with the Eastern Isles in the background

    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 423118

    St. Martin’s

    Visit one of the smallest and most south-westerly vineyards in the UK here on the southern slopes of St Martin’s. Follow the self-guided Vine Tour and learn about the vines, the wines and what makes this site unique.…

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    Facilities

    Attraction Facilities

    • Shop

    Venue Facilities

    • Groups Accepted

    Key Features

    • Outdoor Attraction

    Accessibility

    • Assistance Dogs
    • Guide Dogs Permitted

    Catering

    • Picnic Site - Visitors to the vineyard are welcome to bring a picnic - we have benches throughout the vineyard to enjoy your lunch among the vines!

    Payment Methods

    • Apple pay accepted
    • Cash accepted
    • Contactless payment accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Establishment Features

    • Dog Friendly
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Picnic Area
    • Shop

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Demonstrations Given
    • Educational Visits Accepted
    • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  8. Add Sophie Hooper Jewellery & Studio to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    St. Mary’s

    Combining the coastal elements with contemporary design, I love to experiment with texture and sculptural form by bringing the island landscape into the creative process.

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  9. The Phoenix craft workshops
    Some of the craftspeople who work at Phoenix Studios
    silk fabric handpainted by Lis Askins
    Stained glass preparation Oriel Hicks
    woven items by Emily Mary
    canvas cutlery pouch
    WPGC sweatshirt design
    wash bag with humpback whale design
    Sweatshirt with Isles of Scilly rowing design
    The Phoenix craft workshops
    Some of the craftspeople who work at Phoenix Studios
    silk fabric handpainted by Lis Askins
    Stained glass preparation Oriel Hicks
    woven items by Emily Mary
    canvas cutlery pouch
    WPGC sweatshirt design
    wash bag with humpback whale design
    Sweatshirt with Isles of Scilly rowing design

    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 and stained glass, fabrics, printmaking, ceramics, jewellery and more.

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    Facilities

    Suitability

    • Dog Owners

    Venue Facilities

    • Lovely studio workshop

    What's included

    • Equipment Provided

    Accessibility

    • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
    • Assistance Dogs
    • Easy access from main roads/good public transport links
    • Guide Dogs Permitted

    Children & Infants

    • Accept children all ages
    • Breast Feeding Friendly Throughout

    Payment Methods

    • Android pay accepted
    • Apple pay accepted
    • Cash accepted
    • Contactless payment accepted

    Establishment Features

    • Dog Friendly
    • Dogs-Accepted
    • Eco Friendly
    • Groups Welcome
    • Open All Year
    • Shop

    Sustainability

    • Cycle Parking
    • Reduced Plastic Use
  10. Daymark night sky
    Milky way over sea
    Inside the observatory
    Daymark under the milky way
    The 2 observation domes
    Milky way over the maze on St Martin's
    Daymark night sky
    Milky way over sea
    Inside the observatory
    Daymark under the milky way
    The 2 observation domes
    Milky way over the maze on St Martin's

    Add Community Observatory St. Martin's - COSMOS to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Martin's Observatory, St. Martin's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Martin’s

    The most south-westerly observatory in the UK. The facility provides two observation domes, and a warm room, to house computer and camera equipment, and where we also hold talks and workshops.

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  11. Ancient stone chamber
    Kelp pit
    Ancient stone chamber
    Kelp pit

    Add Scilly Walks to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 423326

    St. Mary’s

    Scilly Walks offers guided walks and boat trips to introduce you to the archaeology and history of the Isles of Scilly.

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  12. 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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  13. Euan and Lindsay in the Tanglewood kitchen
    Award winning mince pies
    Euan and Lindsay in the Tanglewood kitchen
    Award winning mince pies

    Add Tanglewood Table to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422454

    St. Mary’s

    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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    Facilities

    Catering

    • Take away service
  14. Wine and nibbles in the vineyard
    Rows of grape vines
    Group around the tasting table
    Robert on the viewing gallery
    Wine and nibbles in the vineyard
    Rows of grape vines
    Group around the tasting table
    Robert on the viewing gallery

    Add HolyVale Vineyard & Winery to your Itinerary

    Address

    Holy Vale, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0NT

    Telephone

    01720 422317

    St. Mary’s

    Situated in the tranquil and beautiful Holy Vale on the Nature Trail at the heart of St. Mary’s, the Vineyard and Winery is a must visit location during your stay on St Mary’s.

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  15. 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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  16. Steve Backshall gift of friendship
    Higher Moors Nature Trail Loop New Boardwalk
    Single Puffin -
    Bell Heather & Ling
    Wildlife trust sea postcard
    Steve Backshall gift of friendship
    Higher Moors Nature Trail Loop New Boardwalk
    Single Puffin -
    Bell Heather & Ling
    Wildlife trust sea postcard

    Add Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust to your Itinerary

    Address

    Trenoweth, St. Mary's, TR21 0NS

    Telephone

    01720 422153

    Isles of Scilly

    The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust is Scilly’s only locally-run conservation charity responsible for looking after more than 50% of our beautiful Islands. With a small staff team who are effectively custodians of this…

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  17. A close up of a dinner at the Star Castle Hotel
    Pelistry beach on St Mary's
    Tresco Abbey Gardens Guided Tour
    The Star Castle Hotel's candlelit restaurant, with a waitress
    A white lighthouse on St Agnes
    A bedroom at the Star Castle Hotel
    Bant's Cairn, a prehistoroc burial chamber on St Mary's
    A close up of a dinner at the Star Castle Hotel
    Pelistry beach on St Mary's
    Tresco Abbey Gardens Guided Tour
    The Star Castle Hotel's candlelit restaurant, with a waitress
    A white lighthouse on St Agnes
    A bedroom at the Star Castle Hotel
    Bant's Cairn, a prehistoroc burial chamber on St Mary's

    Address

    Telephone

    02081 451011

    Isles of Scilly

    Uncover the secret Isles of Scilly with a GeoCultura holiday, dedicated to taking you off the beaten track to learn about island life and hear the tales of the islands.

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    Special Offers

    • Island: St. Mary's

      Month: April

      Dates: 10th - 16th

      Price: £1,699.00 (No single supplement)

      Capacity: 2 places left (max 10 places)

      Phone: +44 2081 451011 (Mon-Sat 9am to 6pm)

      E-mail: info@geoculturaworld.com

      Additional Information: Price includes a la carte dinner bed and breakfast at the Star Castle Hotel, all guided walks, boat trips to off-islands and pre-dinner talks from local experts. Guests simply need to book and pay for their own travel from mainland to St Mary’s. Call us today for travel options advice. Enjoy the warmest of welcomes at Star Castle and great breakfasts and dinners! Ideal for first visit to Isles of Scilly or a long overdue return.

      More offers like this - 2024 Spring Availability

  18. Porthcressa Beach
    Starfish on rocks
    Reid family photo
    Orkney with Starfish
    Creature of the deep...
    Sea creature up close
    Limpet in the weed and rocks
    Family looking for creatures
    Green Starfish
    An Eel in the shallows
    Porthcressa Beach
    Starfish on rocks
    Reid family photo
    Orkney with Starfish
    Creature of the deep...
    Sea creature up close
    Limpet in the weed and rocks
    Family looking for creatures
    Green Starfish
    An Eel in the shallows

    Add Scilly Rockpool Safaris to your Itinerary

    Address

    Telephone

    07530 304374

    St. Mary’s

    Have you ever wondered what animals live under the crystal clear waters of Scilly? Join us on a rockpool safari - follow the falling tide, step into the wild, and discover the amazing marine animals that live along our…

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  19. Group around the tasting table
    Wine and nibbles in the vineyard
    Rows of grape vines
    Robert on the viewing gallery
    Group around the tasting table
    Wine and nibbles in the vineyard
    Rows of grape vines
    Robert on the viewing gallery

    Add Wine Tasting at HolyVale Vineyard to your Itinerary

    Address

    Holy Vale, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0NT

    Telephone

    01720 420317

    St. Mary’s

    Join Holy Vale Vineyard owner and wine enthusiast Robert Francis for a delicious pre-supper treat. Enjoy a selection of fine wine tastings and accompanying canapes.

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