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. WIN a 3-night spring escape
    Escape to Scilly! Enter our prize draw for a chance to win a spring break at the luxury Karma St. Martin's hotel.

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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 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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  2. Add Falcon Boating to your Itinerary

    Address

    TR21 0LS

    Telephone

    07841 368987

    Isles of Scilly

    Enjoy a special charter trip on the 'Falcon', an 11 metre Red Bay rib with twin engines and fully enclosed cabin to seat 12 passengers.

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  3. Add Community Archaeology Trip to your Itinerary

    Address

    Cruther's Hill, St. Martin's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Martin’s

    Cruther’s Hill entrance graves and burial chamber, St Martin’s.
    Join the local Archaeology Group for one of their regular clearing sessions. Gloves and tools will be provided along with guidance from the rangers.
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  4. Add Toots Taxi to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422142

    St. Mary’s

    We are a friendly and reliable taxi service based on St. Mary’s, working seven days a week, including evenings and weekends. We have two vehicles available for hire, one carrying four passengers and one carrying six...

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  5. Add Dibble and Grub to your Itinerary

    Address

    The Old Fire Station, Porthcressa, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0JQ

    Telephone

    01720 423719

    Isles of Scilly

    Mediteranean beachfront restaurant specialising in tapas. Alfresco tables and bright dining room for brunch, lunch and dinner. Fully licenced bar featuring local & Cornish produce, wines, beers and cocktails.

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    Facilities

    Establishment Features

    • Al Fresco Dining
  6. Add Star Castle Hotel - Restaurants & Bar to your Itinerary

    Address

    The Garrison, St.Marys, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0JA

    Telephone

    01720 422317

    St. Mary’s

    A family run hotel located on the Garrison, a short walk from the centre of St Mary’s and the harbour, commanding breathtaking views of the stunning Archipelago. The focus is to provide exceptional customer service and...

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  7. 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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  8. Add Queen Elizabeth II Community Sports Hall to your Itinerary

    Address

    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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  9. Add Silk Painting Workshop with Liz Askins to your Itinerary

    Address

    Phoenix Studios, Porthmellon, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07746 684973

    St. Mary’s

    Enjoy an afternoon of free painting on silk. Come armed with ideas ranging from the abstract colours of flowers to your favourite blossom. You will mix and brush apply iron-fix silk paints and produce a beautiful scarf...

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  10. Add Live Music with Tom Dale to your Itinerary

    Address

    Juliet's Garden, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Mary’s

    A veteran of the blues and folk circuit, with over 20 years of live gigging experience, Tom Dale is a familiar face on the Cornish music scene.

    Originally part of the four-piece blues outfit Sugarland Slim, Tom...

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  11. Add The Mermaid Inn to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422701

    Isles of Scilly

    Your first port of call on St Mary’s. You will always find real ales flowing in our traditional bar and quality cuisine in our contemporary restaurant and bistro. Open every day for food and drink.

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  12. Add Ruin Beach Cafe to your Itinerary

    Address

    Old Grimsby, Tresco, Isles of Scilly, TR24 0QQ

    Telephone

    01720 424849

    Isles of Scilly

    Tresco’s wonderfully laid back vibe meets modern, Mediterranean-inspired beachfront dining, with a wood fired oven at the heart of the restaurant and menu

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    Facilities

    Key Features

    • Seafront

    Children & Infants

    • Accept children (Minimum age)
    • Children's menu

    Catering

    • Bar
    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Catering service
    • 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

    Establishment Features

    • Al Fresco Dining
    • Garden/patio for guests' use

    Travel & Trade

    • Wi-fi available
  13. Add Island Rover Minibus Tours to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422131

    Isles of Scilly

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

    By far the best way to see the Island if your time is limited.

    Each tour consists of a light hearted but informative...

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    Facilities

    Payment Methods

    • Cash accepted
    • Cash Only
  14. Add First There Is A Mountain to your Itinerary

    Address

    Porthcressa Beach, Princes Street, St Mary's, TR21 0JL

    Telephone

    +441736363715

    St. Mary’s

    A new participatory artwork by Katie Paterson to be choreographed over British Summer Time 2019

    First There is a Mountain is a new artwork by Katie Paterson that connects the public to the world's diverse mountains...

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  15. Add Paint the sea with Liz Bray to your Itinerary

    Address

    Porthenor, Old Town, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07795254644

    Isles of Scilly

    Taking inspiration from the seascape surrounding Scilly, this workshop will look at how to capture the power and majesty of the sea. We will spend time on mark making and experiment with techniques to express the...

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  16. Add Will Keating - Live at the New Inn to your Itinerary

    Address

    The New Inn, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Tresco

    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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  17. Add The Scilly Cart Co to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422121

    Isles of Scilly

    The Scilly Cart Co is a family owned and run business providing electric vehicles for use across St. Mary’s. With flexible hiring options and easy to use carts, it’s a great way to discover the many varied and...

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  18. Add Holy Vale Vineyard & Winery to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 420317

    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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  19. 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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