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 Juliet's Garden Restaurant and Bar to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422228

    Isles of Scilly

    Juliet's Garden is a well established, family run business which was created over 30 years ago on Seaways Farm, overlooking the harbour and seascape. Above Porthloo on St Mary's, its friendly atmosphere and fresh food...

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    Facilities

    Establishment Features

    • Al Fresco Dining
  2. Add Fay Page Open Studio to your Itinerary

    Address

    Lower Town, St. Martin's, Isles Of Scilly, TR25 0QW

    Telephone

    01720 423017

    Isles of Scilly

    We make jewellery that is worn across Scilly, the UK and beyond

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  3. Add Bell Rock Hotel to your Itinerary

    Address

    Church Street, St.Marys, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0JS

    Telephone

    01720 422575

    St. Mary’s

    The Restaurant at the Bell Rock Hotel - open to non-residents for two or three course dinner. We recommend booking before 5pm to avoid disappointment, but we will accommodate a table when possible.

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  4. 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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  5. Add Valhalla Museum to your Itinerary

    Address

    Tresco Abbey Garden, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 424108

    Tresco

    Located in the Abbey Garden, this unique collection contains some 30 figureheads, as well asname boards and other carvings from the days of sail. Most are from 19th century vessels wrecked on the Isles of Scilly.

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  6. Add Endeavour Rib Service to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Mary's

    Telephone

    07471 932964

    St. Mary’s

    “Endeavour” is the fastest passenger boat in Scilly. We offer a bespoke water taxi service offering a fast and thrilling transfer between the islands at your request.

    Rib Blasts to enjoy the thrill & excitement of...

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  7. Add Linocut Printing with Vickie Heaney to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    07900 933683

    St. Mary’s

    Have a go at this fun, expressive print making technique and take home your own artwork from the islands. No experience needed, just wear an old top and bring some ideas, or work from designs in Vickie’s studio.

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  8. 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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  9. 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.
    Time...

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  10. 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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    Payment Methods

    • Cash accepted
    • Cash Only
  11. 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 423418

    Isles of Scilly

    Come and see a working vineyard in action. Enjoy an informative tour and sample our unique selection of fine wines - or simply pop by the visitor centre/shop at your leisure

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  12. Add Folk Club with Special Guests to your Itinerary

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

    Isles of Scilly

    Join local musicians and some special guests for the regular folk night at Old Town Inn; expect a mix of traditional and contemporary folk music with a friendly atmosphere and the opportunity to participate, all welcome.

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  13. Add Rita Trotman, Memoirs to your Itinerary

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    St. Mary's Library, Rams Valley, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Mary’s

    Rita Trotman is a published author who teaches life / memoir writing and has a strong association with Scilly. Her memoir ‘Take Three Boys’ charts the lives of three Romanian orphans who moved to a new life, support for...

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  14. Add Will Keating & John Dowling - Live at St. Mary's Golf Club to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Mary's Golf Club, St. Mary's, ISLES OF SCILLY

    St. Mary’s

    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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  15. 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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  16. Add Kernow King - Stand Up at On the Quay to your Itinerary

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    On the Quay, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Mary’s

    Ever popular Cornish Comedian the Kernow King, alias actor Ed Rowe, who has recenty been acclaimed for his leading role in the Charleston set film 'Bait, returns to Scilly with a new stand up show featuring his unique...

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  17. Add Will Keating and John Dowling - Live Folk Music to your Itinerary

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    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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  18. Add Live Music with Tom Dale to your Itinerary

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    The New Inn, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Tresco

    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 Immerse yourself in nature and write to your Itinerary

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    Mincarlo, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Mary’s

    Combining walking, creative writing and yoga / mindfulness, this afternoon course will explore not only St Mary’s coastline, but sources of inspiration for your writing, whether you are interested in creative non...

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  20. Add Live Music with Tom Dale to your Itinerary

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    Seven Stones Inn, St. Martin's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Martin’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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