Experience

Experience

the islands

  1. Things to Do
    Island walks, fun on the water, fantastic wildlife, island hopping, exquisite flora, amazing artists, and a fascinating history and heritage.
  2. Food & Drink
    Nowhere is more local than the food and drink sourced, grown, and reared across our five tiny inhabited islands
  3. What's On
    Planning to visit in 2019? Then take a closer look at some of the fantastic festivals and events taking place throughout the year.
  4. Creative Scilly
    13 days of island whimsy and intrigue. 10th - 22nd May 2019.

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  1. Spring
    Spring comes early to Scilly and with it a skip in the air and a true sense of wellness. Boatmen can be spotted at Porthloo boat yard launching their trusty workhorses having given them their annual lick of paint. Cottage owners, shops and restaurants put the finishing touches to their new season makeovers.
  2. Summer
    Oh Scilly in summer, what can we say? Bright, white; perfection on a pint-sized plate! Crystal clear seas and warm cobalt blue skies bring out the best of these islands.
  3. Autumn
    The colours of the islands soften, yielding hues to delight artists everywhere. Set up your easel, or stretch your legs and walk the islands. Listen, along the way, for migrating birds making their annual pilgrimage; look out for fluffy seal pups that line the rocky coast. The islands brim with wildlife at this time of year.
  4. Winter
    Winter is the time of year when Scillonians draw breath and visitors enjoy a true taste of island life. A time to enjoy windswept walks and appreciate the low winter light raking across the isles, to hunker down as the storms whistle through, and watch the slate grey waves whip the rocky coastlines.

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  1. Add St.Marys Hall Spirit Bar & Restaurant to your Itinerary

    Address

    Church Street, St.Marys, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 422316

    St. Mary’s

    Our restaurant, 'Spirit', uses the best seasonal and local produce, including meat from our own farm, to which our chefs add a dash of inspiration.

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  2. Add Will Keating - Live at the Seven Stones Inn to your Itinerary

    Address

    Seven Stones Inn, St. Martin's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Martin’s

    Regular member of the Falmouth based Oggymen, Will has carved out a solo career with his trademark acoustic guitar and stomp box. Inspired by Cornwall’s history and heritage Will’s sets combine original material...

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  3. Add Sketching Walk with Sue Lewington to your Itinerary

    Address

    North Farm Gallery, St. Martin's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07851 200875

    St. Martin’s

    Meeting at North Farm Gallery and sketching around Highertown, weather permitting. Bring cartridge sketch pad, pencil and pen if you have them. (Some materials will be available to purchase at the gallery) ‘All my...

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  4. Add World Pilot Gig Championships to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Isles of Scilly

    The islands come alive for the busiest weekend of the year. This May (3rd – 5th) will mark the 30th anniversary of the now famous ‘Gig Champs’

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  5. Add Stories at Karma with Story Republicans to your Itinerary

    Address

    Karma, St. Martin's, Isles of Scilly

    Isles of Scilly

    Cornwall’s wit, wonder and idiosyncrasy, celebrated through short stories, poems and folk song to captivate and caress your imagination.
    The Story Republicans are a troupe of charming, glamourous word-sharers who have...

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  6. Add The Beach to your Itinerary

    Address

    Telegraph Road, Porthmellon Beach, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0JY

    Telephone

    01720 419438

    Isles of Scilly

    The Beach is Scilly's first and only beachside BBQ restaurant, specialising in local seafood and rare breed meats. We provide a relaxed and informal shabby-chic interior as well as a balcony overlooking Porthmellon...

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    Facilities

    Establishment Features

    • Al Fresco Dining
  7. Add SeaQuest Glass Bottom Boat to your Itinerary

    Address

    Middletown, St. Martin's, Isles of Scilly, TR25 0QN

    Telephone

    07884055122

    Isles of Scilly

    SeaQuest Glass Bottom Wildlife Safaris. Experience the unique wildlife, landscape & history of Scilly above & below the sea.
    Spectacular scenery, seals, seabirds, puffins, dolphins and more.

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  8. 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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  9. Add Sketching in Ink with Stephen Morris to your Itinerary

    Address

    Glandore Gallery, Porthloo, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 42253

    Isles of Scilly

    Stephen will introduce the session at Glandore with a short talk about techniques. Then, weather permitting, go outside, on to the beach, to paint. Returning to the gallery for a hot drink and cake. All materials...

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  10. Add Adventure Scilly to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07748 102844

    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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  11. Add 'Semaphore Stories’ - sharing true tales of communication & rescue at sea to your Itinerary

    Address

    Church Pavillion, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Mary’s

    Join ARTiculate artists Imogen Bone, Reg Payn (AKA Professor Goodvibes) and Laura Frances Martin for a whole Saturday of free drop-in art workshops on the theme of life saving and communication at sea. We will be...

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  12. Add Scilly Folk Festival to your Itinerary

    Address

    Isles of Scilly

    Isles of Scilly

    Hot on the heels of the Creative Scilly Festival is the ever-popular annual Scilly Folk Festival. A long weekend of music, song and dance is in store, featuring some of the best folk music from Scilly and the South West...

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  13. Add The Atlantic Inn to your Itinerary

    Address

    St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0HY

    Telephone

    01720 422323

    Isles of Scilly

    A charming pub located on the harbour in the heart of St Mary's, one of St Austell Brewery's finest. Interiors ooze character and enticing menus have an emphasis on local produce - sit back, relax and enjoy the stunning...

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  14. Add The Seven Stones to your Itinerary

    Address

    St.Martin's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 423777

    St. Martin’s

    An attractive single room pub, recently re-furbished with plenty of wood and stone. Stunning views across the bay to St Mary's. Good pub grub.

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  15. 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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  16. Add Poetry Afternoon with Paul Dodgson to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Mary's Library, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 422663

    St. Mary’s

    Let's Have Some Poetry Please
    Do you have a favourite poem you would like Paul to read aloud - is there a special story behind your choice? Let us have your requests and come and join Paul in the library.

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  17. Jack's Bar

    Add Jack's Bar to your Itinerary

    Address

    Maritime House, Hugh Town, St Mary's, ISLES OF SCILLY, TR21 0LL

    Telephone

    01720 422124

    Isles of Scilly

    Scilly's newest and most unique bar located in a cosy basement at the centre of Hugh Town.

    Offering quality beverages from Spirits to carefully selected Wines. Local St Agnes Gins, Ales of Scilly and English Cider.

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    Facilities

    Catering

    • Bar
    • Licensed

    Establishment Features

    • Garden/patio for guests' use
  18. Add Endeavour Rib Service to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Mary's

    Telephone

    07471 932964

    St. Mary’s

    “Endeavour” is the fastest passenger boat in Scilly. We offer a bespoke water taxi service offering a fast and thrilling transfer between the islands at your request.

    Rib Blasts to enjoy the thrill & excitement of...

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  19. Add Ravensporth Sailing Base to your Itinerary

    Address

    Old Grimsby, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 424919

    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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    Facilities

    Establishment Features

    • Equipment/clothing available for hire
    • Fully qualified instructors
    • Lessons/courses available
  20. Add A Perfect World: Miracle Theatre to your Itinerary

    Address

    Chaplaincy Gardens, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 424031

    St. Mary’s

    A Perfect World is a brand new action-packed adventure following a feisty young woman as she ventures into a ‘Boy’s Own’ world of undiscovered jungles, treasure maps, campfires and penknives.

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