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 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. In 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
  2. Add Tregarthen's Hotel to your Itinerary

    Address

    The Garrison, St Marys, Isles Of Scilly, TR21 0PP

    Telephone

    01720 422540

    St. Mary’s

    Tregarthen's Hotel is the premier Isles of Scilly hotel, with the most stunning setting of any hotel on St Mary's. Right by the water's edge, Tregarthen's is just yards away from the quay.

    Our restaurant is the...

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  3. Add Walk Scilly Long Weekend to your Itinerary

    Address

    Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 620600

    Isles of Scilly

    What better way of enjoying the unique essence of the archipelago than a long weekend of walking the islands with expert guides showing the way?

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

    Address

    Church Pavilion, 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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  5. Add The Bishop and the Diva, Musical Theatre with Stamp and Go to your Itinerary

    Address

    Island Hall, St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly

    Isles of Scilly

    Stamp and Go present the dramatic story of the Bishop Rock combining the fertile imaginations of eighteenth-century journalists with the inspirational writing of Annamaria Murphy; there are stories that are set about...

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  6. 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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  7. 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
  8. 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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  9. Add Soft Pastels Workshop with Gill Schofield to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    07964 266310

    Isles of Scilly

    Capture the dramatic skies of Scilly in soft pastels. Come and have a go using a range of quality pastels on Clairefontaine PastelMat surface. No experience needed, but can get messy so avoid long sleeves.

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  10. Add Evening Supper Boats to your Itinerary

    Address

    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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  11. Add Literature with Story Republicans to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Mary's Library, St. Mary'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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  12. Add Bats, moths and the moon to your Itinerary

    Address

    The Beach, Porthmellon, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Mary’s

    Meet outside of The Beach restaurant, Portmellon, at 9.15pm. Join our Ranger Darren on this fabulous night walk with a focus on bats, but looking & listening at all things out at night. Please bring a torch if you...

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  13. Add Walk Scilly to your Itinerary

    Address

    Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 620600

    Isles of Scilly

    An eclectic mix of fantastic guided walks that will bring the islands’ history, heritage and fabulous scenery to life. 3rd - 12th April 2019.

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  14. 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
  15. Add Spoken Word and Music with Story Republicans to your Itinerary

    Address

    Juliet's Garden, St. Mary'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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  16. 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
  17. Add Westward Farm to your Itinerary

    Address

    Westward, St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly, TR22 0PL

    Telephone

    01720 422139

    St. Agnes

    Westward farm on St Agnes is a small family farm and Scilly's only licensed distillery producing premium gin as well as apple juice, cyder and our range of '28 miles' soaps and toiletries from our own essential oils.

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  18. Add Augustus Smith - The Man Who Saved Scilly to your Itinerary

    Address

    St Nicholas Church, Tresco, ISLES OF SCILLY, TR24 0QD

    Telephone

    01720 422849

    Isles of Scilly

    Augustus Smith arrived on Scilly in 1834, bought the lease from the Duchy of Cornwall, and brought order and prosperity to the islands. The means he used were not always popular, and his reputation is of a man fair but...

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