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 Isles of Scilly Boat Hire to your Itinerary

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

    Telephone

    01720 422702

    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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  2. Add Scilly Walks to your Itinerary

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    Katharine Sawyer, Alegria, High Lanes, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0NW

    Telephone

    01720 423326

    Isles of Scilly

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

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  3. Add Valhalla Museum to your Itinerary

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    Tresco Abbey Garden, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 424108

    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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  4. Add Calypso Boat Company to your Itinerary

    Address

    St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07778198454

    Isles of Scilly

    Boat trips from St Mary's with skipper Tim - visit 3 islands in one day, take a day trip to an off island or an unihabited island, or a trip to see seals and birds.

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  5. Add Island Wildlife Tours to your Itinerary

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    Will Wagstaff, Sally Port, St Marys, Isles Of Scilly, Isles Of Scilly, TR21 0JE

    Telephone

    01720 422212

    Isles of Scilly

    Discover the natural beauty of the Isles of Scilly with Will Wagstaff, resident ornithologist and naturalist. Watch the passage of migrant birds; learn about the interesting local history and beautiful flora and fauna...

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  6. Add Phoenix Craft Studios to your Itinerary

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    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 etc

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  7. 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 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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  8. Add Evening Supper Boats to your Itinerary

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    Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 423999

    Isles of Scilly

    From May until the end of September, an evening supper boat to St. Agnes operates most nights when the weather is fit. Departure is usually at 6pm (check on the boards on the day) giving plenty of time for a stroll on...

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  9. Add Scented Narcissi to your Itinerary

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    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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  10. Add Queen Elizabeth II Community Sports Hall to your Itinerary

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    Carn Gwaval, Nor Nour, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 424373

    Isles of Scilly

    The Queen Elizabeth II Community Sports Hall includes a gym, MUGA and netball courts providing opportunities for a variety of sports and activities.

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  11. 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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  12. Add Scilly Flowers to your Itinerary

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    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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  13. Add Fay Page Open Studio to your Itinerary

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    Lower Town, St. Martin's, Isles Of Scilly, TR25 0QW

    Telephone

    01720 423017

    Isles of Scilly

    We make jewellery that is worn across Scilly, the UK and beyond

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  14. Add Open Air Cinema to your Itinerary

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    St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07799732446

    St. Mary’s

    The Isles of Scilly’s first open air cinema has arrived! Relax in front of the big screen with popcorn and drink in hand and experience cinema under the stars as you never have before.

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  15. Add Normandy Swimming Pool to your Itinerary

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    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. 

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  16. Add Tresco Bike Hire to your Itinerary

    Address

    Smith Square, New Grimsby, Tresco, TR24 0QQ

    Telephone

    01720 422849

    Tresco

    Two wheels must be one of the best ways to explore Tresco. With miles of quiet roads and dusty tracks to travel along, you can enjoy the freedom of the whole island.

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  17. Add 49 Degrees to your Itinerary

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

    Telephone

    01720 423288

    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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