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. Isles of Scilly Christmas Festival

    Add Isles of Scilly Christmas Street Party to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 424036

    Isles of Scilly

    To celebrate homecomings and the start of Christmas, come and join in at the Scillonian Christmas Festival - or street party! Enjoy pop-up stalls, competitions, mulled wine, mince pies and local fayre, live music and...

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  2. Add Black Pearl Aquarium to your Itinerary

    Address

    Bryher Boatyard, Bryher, Isles of Scilly, TR23 0PR

    Telephone

    01720 422702

    Bryher

    The Free to View Black Pearl Aquarium is located at Bryher Boatyard and was constructed in 2013 to show visitors some of the fish species local to Scilly.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Add Strudel in Town to your Itinerary

    Address

    Thorofare, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07760 754395

    Isles of Scilly

    Enjoy a perfect cup of Italian coffee and some famous apfelstrudel. We also offer panini, pretzels and other snacks to sit in or take away. You'll find us down the alleyway behind the Steamship office.

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  6. 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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    Establishment Features

    • Equipment/clothing available for hire
    • Fully qualified instructors
    • Lessons/courses available
  7. Add Walking Stories on St. Agnes to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Agnes Quay, St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly

    St. Agnes

    Join local writer and musician Piers Lewin for the launch of his new walking story ‘The Green Flash’ which is set on Gugh and St Agnes. This is one of five new short stories, set on each of the inhabited islands and...

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  8. Add Fraggle Rock Bar to your Itinerary

    Address

    Bryher, Isles of Scilly, TR23 0PR

    Telephone

    01720 422222

    Isles of Scilly

    Delicious food and drink on Bryher

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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 High Tide Seafood Restaurant to your Itinerary

    Address

    Old Lane, St Agnes, Isles of Scilly, TR22 0PL

    Telephone

    01720 423869

    Isles of Scilly

    High Tide Seafood Restaurant is a boutique restaurant on St Agnes owned & run by Chef Mark Eberlein & his small team. I use local ingredients to produce some of the islands best food which pair up well with my hand...

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  11. Add Stories at On the Quay with Story Republicans to your Itinerary

    Address

    On the Quay, 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 Low Tide Experience to your Itinerary

    Address

    Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 422849

    Isles of Scilly

    Join us on Saturday 20th April (Easter Saturday) or Sunday 1st September for one or both of 2019's amazing low tide mini pop-up festivals. Roll up your trouser legs and enjoy the foodie delights, gin and prosecco bars,...

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  13. Add Scilly Swim Challenge to your Itinerary

    Address

    Isles of Scilly

    Isles of Scilly

    Perhaps you fancy the challenge – and novelty - of swimming and walking your way around the islands in one day?

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  14. Add Otillo World Swimrun Qualifier to your Itinerary

    Address

    Isles of Scilly

    Isles of Scilly

    The Isles of Scilly is the ultimate swimrun destination and on the 8th & 9th June, we welcome back the OTILLO World Series for a fourth year

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  15. Add Harbottle and Jonas - Folk Concert to your Itinerary

    Address

    Town Hall, Steamship House, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Mary’s

    Harbottle & Jonas are a stunning young folk duo based in Totnes, Devon. Their music is eclectic and always accompanied with a great story. Together the husband and wife duo combine the rich traditions of folk music with...

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  16. Add Colours of the Coastline with Emma Humphries to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    St. Mary’s

    Working in Polymer clay, using the klimt technique, participants will create abstract patterns reflecting the colours and shapes of the coastline. These will then be turned into pictures, jewellery or buttons. No...

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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