Experience

Experience

the islands

  1. Wild Scilly: tours, wildlife and more
    This October enjoy a special programme of wild-inspired events including guided walks, tours for nature & wildlife enthusiasts, as well as those wanting to experience island life.
  2. Things to Do
    Island walks, fun on the water, fantastic wildlife, island hopping, exquisite flora, amazing artists, and a fascinating history and heritage.
  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.
  4. Explore
    Take a look at the adventures you can have. Explore all the Isles of Scilly has to offer with beaches, island hopping and days bobbing on the water.
  5. Oriel Hicks, Artist
    Scilly has inspired a thriving artistic community. Creativity abounds on every island, inspired by our stunning surroundings.
  6. Food & Drink
    Nowhere is more local than the food and drink sourced, grown, and reared across our five tiny inhabited islands

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your season

  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. 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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  2. 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
  3. Add Tanglewood Table to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422454

    Isles of Scilly

    Three nights each week, 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
  4. Add Scilly Walks to your Itinerary

    Address

    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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  5. Add Old Town Cafe to your Itinerary

    Address

    Old Town, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0NH

    Telephone

    01720 422045

    Isles of Scilly

    Come and find us on Old Town Bay, St. Mary's. We're a friendly, family-run cafe overlooking the lovely south-facing beach. Homemade cakes, scones and pasties are always on the menu here, and Rob and his team always use…

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  6. 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...

    Sleeps:

    1

    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
  7. Add Longstone Cafe to your Itinerary

    Address

    Longstone, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0NW

    Telephone

    +441720422410

    Isles of Scilly

    Longstone Café offers a range of lunch options and homemade cakes. The newly refurbished café is situated almost in the centre of St. Mary’s. With views over Porth Hellick, an outdoor children’s play area and pretty…

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  8. Add Island Wildlife Tours to your Itinerary

    Address

    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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  9. Clouds over the vines
    St Martin's Vineyard Basket
    Selection of St Martin's Vineyard Wines
    Agapanthus
    Views over the Eastern Isles
    Wine-tasting Flight
    Wildflowers on the Vineyard
    Grape bunches starting to form
    Hummingbird Hawk-moth visiting the vineyard
    Leaf burst with the Eastern Isles in the background
    Clouds over the vines
    St Martin's Vineyard Basket
    Selection of St Martin's Vineyard Wines
    Agapanthus
    Views over the Eastern Isles
    Wine-tasting Flight
    Wildflowers on the Vineyard
    Grape bunches starting to form
    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

    Isles of Scilly

    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

    COVID-19 Response

    • 2m distancing in place
    • Contactless payment possible
    • COVID-19 measures in place
    • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
    • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
    • Online booking possible
    • Online ordering available
    • Open now
    • Outside seating
    • Socially distanced spaced seating
    • Staff required to regularly wash hands

    Key Features

    • Outdoor Attraction

    Accessibility

    • Guide Dogs Permitted

    Payment Methods

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

    Establishment Features

    • Dog Friendly

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Educational Visits Accepted
  10. Add Strudel up Country to your Itinerary

    Address

    Sage House, High Lanes, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0NW

    Telephone

    01720 422440

    Isles of Scilly

    Specialises in Bavarian delicacies such as Apfelstrudel and fresh German Bread. As well as providing delicious homemade cakes and classic lunchtime dishes, we are licensed to sell alcohol.

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  11. Add St Agnes Watersports to your Itinerary

    Address

    Hellweathers, St Agnes, Isles of Scilly, TR22 0PL

    Telephone

    01720 423207

    St. Agnes

    St Agnes Watersports hire out single and double sit on top kayaks, stand up paddle boards and snorkels, masks and fins from their beach base. Look for our flag, we're situated next to Troytown campsite.

    Sleeps:

    Facilities

    COVID-19 Response

    • Open now

    Key Features

    • Coastal

    Leisure Facilities

    • Water sports facilities

    Establishment Features

    • Equipment/clothing available for hire
  12. Add Isles of Scilly Golf Club to your Itinerary

    Address

    Carn Morval, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0NF

    Telephone

    01720 422692

    St. Mary’s

    The most south westerly course in England, its beauty is unique and must be seen if visiting St Mary's.

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    Facilities

    Catering

    • Bar

    Establishment Features

    • Non members welcome
  13. 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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  14. 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.

    Sleeps:

    Facilities

    Key Features

    • In town/city centre

    Leisure Facilities

    • Cycle hire

    Payment Methods

    • All major credit cards accepted
    • Contactless payment accepted
  15. Add Scilly Spirit Distillery to your Itinerary

    Address

    Old Town, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0NN

    Telephone

    01720 422400

    St. Mary’s

    At Scilly Spirit Distillery we offer tours of our Island Gin making, to see our 500 litre and 100 litres stills in action. At our Gin School you will learn about gin making and it’s history, enjoy some delicious gin…

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    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
    • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
    • Guide Dogs Permitted
    • Ramp/Level Access

    Payment Methods

    • American Express accepted
    • Apple pay accepted
    • Contactless payment accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Establishment Features

    • Toilets

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Demonstrations Given
    • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  16. 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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  17. 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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