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. Island Hopping
    With five inhabited islands and lots of uninhabited islands, one of the most enjoyable things to do on Scilly is 'island hopping' using "tripper" boats.

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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 Twisted Bobbins to your Itinerary

    Address

    Island Hall, The Meadow, St. Agnes, ISLES OF SCILLY, TR22 0PL

    Telephone

    07557998922

    St. Agnes

    Handweaving using natural materials. Order your own bespoke scarf or fabric. Have a go at weaving - workshops run all year round on unique Saori looms suitable for creativity and beginners.

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  2. Add Tresco Abbey Garden to your Itinerary

    Address

    Tresco, Isles of Scilly, TR24 0QQ

    Telephone

    +44 01720 424108

    Tresco

    The sub-tropical Abbey Garden is a glorious exception; a perennial Kew without the glass, home to thousands of exotic plants from around the world flourishing right here on the Isles of Scilly...

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    Facilities

    Other

    • Gift Shop

    Attraction Facilities

    • Plant Sales
    • Shop
    • Tea Rooms

    Key Features

    • Approx length of visit - Allow at least half a day
    • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
    • Outdoor Attraction

    Accessibility

    • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
    • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
    • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

    Catering

    • On-Site café/restaurant

    Establishment Features

    • Event venue
    • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
    • Open All Year
    • Toilets

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  3. Add Normandy Swimming Pool to your Itinerary

    Address

    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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  4. 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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  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 Scilly Seal Snorkelling to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422848

    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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  7. Add Polreath Tea Room to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422046

    Isles of Scilly

    Open Sun-Thurs 14:00-16:30 for tea, tipples, delicious homemade cakes, cream teas and Moomaid ice cream. Garden seating only. Licensed. Contactless preferred. Cash also accepted.

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    Facilities

    Other

    • Social distancing in place

    COVID-19 Response

    • Contactless payment possible
    • COVID-19 measures in place - To help keep us all safe, please: • Maintain a safe distance from others • Find a clear table in the garden • Ask the *lead member in your group to order and pay inside • Use the hand sanitiser provided • Pay by contactless, cash also accepted • Leave your tray on your table when you leave *To support NHS Test and Trace please be ready to give: your name your contact phone number the number of people in your group
    • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
    • Open now
    • Outside seating - Garden seating only
    • Takeaway available - Cakes, ice cream and soft cold drinks available for takeaway or hot drinks in own refillable cup.

    Children & Infants

    • Highchair

    Catering

    • Licensed
    • Serve afternoon tea

    Payment Methods

    • Contactless payment accepted - Cash also accepted

    Establishment Features

    • Locally-sourced produce
  8. Add Wild Scilly to your Itinerary

    Address

    Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 620600

    Isles of Scilly

    New for 2020, Wild Scilly will be an autumn exploration of all the archipelago has to offer!

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  9. Add Island Fish to your Itinerary

    Address

    Kenython, Bryher, Isles of Scilly, TR23 0PR

    Telephone

    01720 423880

    Bryher

    The Pender family that make up Island Fish have been fishing out of Bryher for hundreds of years, supplying quality fresh lobster, crab, wet fish & shellfish products across the Isles of Scilly

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  10. Add Tresco Garden Visitor Centre & Cafe to your Itinerary

    Address

    Valhalla, Tresco, Isles of Scilly, TR24 0QQ

    Telephone

    01720 424108

    Tresco

    The Visitor Centre on Tresco is situated at the entrance to the world famous Abbey Garden. Along with a history room and a wonderful gift shop you will find the bright and welcoming cafe where light lunches and…

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  11. Hell Bay Hotel terrace on Bryher, Isles of Scilly
    Hell Bay Hotel terrace on Bryher, Isles of Scilly
    Hell Bay Hotel terrace on Bryher, Isles of Scilly
    Hell Bay Hotel terrace on Bryher, Isles of Scilly

    Add Hell Bay Hotel Bar & Restaurant to your Itinerary

    Address

    Bryher, Isles of Scilly, TR23 0PR

    Telephone

    01720 422947

    Isles of Scilly

    Hell Bay is the highest rated hotel and restaurant on the Isles of Scilly, with three AA rosettes. Enjoy a long leisurely lunch or drink while taking in the extraordinary views from our terrace, or enjoy lunch or dinner…

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    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Accessible to Wheelchair Users

    Children & Infants

    • Baby changing facilities
    • Children's menu
    • Highchair

    Catering

    • Bar
    • Cater for vegans
    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Dairy-Free Options Available
    • Gluten-Free & Coeliac Options Available
    • Licensed
    • Serve breakfast - Hotel Guests Only
    • Serve evening meal
    • Serve lunch
    • Special dietary requirements catered for

    Payment Methods

    • Apple pay accepted
    • Cash & Cheque accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Establishment Features

    • Al Fresco Dining
    • Cater for special dietary requirements
    • Dog Friendly
    • Garden/patio for guests' use
    • Guide Book Recommended
    • Locally-sourced produce

    Travel & Trade

    • Wi-fi available
  12. Add Flying Boat Bar & Bistro to your Itinerary

    Address

    New Grimsby, Tresco, TR24 0QQ

    Telephone

    01720 424068

    Tresco

    The perfect place for a relaxed coffee, cocktail, lunch or dinner, overlooking Tresco Channel and the island of Bryher. Waterfront dining with an emphasis on the finest local produce.

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    Facilities

    Key Features

    • Seafront

    Catering

    • Bar
    • Cater for vegans
    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Licensed
    • Serve afternoon tea
    • Serve breakfast
    • Serve evening meal
    • Serve lunch

    Payment Methods

    • All major credit cards accepted

    Establishment Features

    • Al Fresco Dining
    • Beer Garden
    • Cater for special dietary requirements
    • Garden/patio for guests' use
    • Locally-sourced produce

    Travel & Trade

    • Wi-fi available
  13. Add Valhalla Museum to your Itinerary

    Address

    Tresco Abbey Garden, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 424108

    Tresco

    The unique Valhalla collection is situated within Tresco Abbey Garden and contains some 30 figureheads, as well as name boards and other decorative ships’ carvings from the days of sail.

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  14. Add Salakee Farm Duck to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422391

    St. Mary’s

    Salakee farm offer free range, island reared local duck meat on the Isles of Scilly.

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  15. Add The Sailing Centre to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422060

    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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    Facilities

    Establishment Features

    • Equipment/clothing available for hire
    • Fully qualified instructors
    • Lessons/courses available
  16. Add The New Inn to your Itinerary

    Address

    New Grimsby, Tresco, Isles of Scilly, TR24 0QG

    Telephone

    01720 423006

    Isles of Scilly

    Sample the award winning food, sit back and relax in an armchair with a hot drink or head into the beer garden and enjoy some summer sun with an ice cream in hand.

    Sleeps:

    Facilities

    Children & Infants

    • Children's menu

    Catering

    • Bar
    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Catering service
    • Licensed
    • Serve evening meal
    • Serve lunch

    Payment Methods

    • All major credit cards accepted

    Establishment Features

    • Al Fresco Dining
    • Beer Garden
    • Dog Friendly - Dogs allowed in beer garden and pub only (not in Pavilion restaurant or accommodation)
    • Garden/patio for guests' use
    • Live Music
    • Locally-sourced produce

    Travel & Trade

    • Wi-fi available
  17. Add St. Mary's Bike Hire to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    07552 994709

    St. Mary’s

    What better way to discover St Mary's than by bike!  Bikes for all ages, abilities and sizes. Electric bikes now available.
    Coming for a day trip?  We can deliver to the airport.

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    Facilities

    Key Features

    • In town/city centre

    Leisure Facilities

    • Cycle hire

    Payment Methods

    • All major credit cards accepted
    • Contactless payment accepted
  18. Add St. Mary's Riding Centre to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Mary's Riding Centre, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0NU

    Telephone

    01720 423855

    St. Mary’s

    A warm welcome awaits you at St Mary's Riding Centre,

    The only horse riding establishment in the Isles of Scilly. 

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