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 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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  2. Add Scilly Folk Festival to your Itinerary

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    Isles of Scilly

    Isles of Scilly

    Hot on the heels of the Creative Scilly Festival is the ever-popular annual Scilly Folk Festival. A long weekend of music, song and dance is in store, featuring some of the best folk music from Scilly and the South West...

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  3. Add Creative Writing Walk with Wyl Menmuir to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Martin's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Martin’s

    Using the landscape of St Martin’s as the starting point, this three and a half hour session will begin with a series of writing activities to get your ideas flowing, while we walk across St Martin’s and draw...

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  4. Add St. Martin's Watersports to your Itinerary

    Address

    Par Beach, St. Martin's, TR25 0QL

    Telephone

    07470711857

    St. Martin’s

    We are based at Par Beach on St Martin’s and offer sit on top kayak and stand up paddle board hire. Have fun with the family, visit uninhabited islands or see the seals. Experience the beauty and tranquillity of the...

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  5. Add St. Agnes Boating Wildlife Safaris to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 422704

    St. Agnes

    St Agnes Boating is working with the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust to promote the island’s wildlife. Every Wednesday we have a Wildlife Trust Ranger onboard who is our guide. The Spirit travels to Annet, the protected...

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  6. Add Rock Pooling and Beach Combing, St. Agnes to your Itinerary

    Address

    Periglis, St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly

    St. Agnes

    Meet by the flag on Periglis beach at 11.30am. Join Darren, our local Ranger, for a guided tour of the rocky shore looking in the shallows at whatever wildlife is about. Everyone welcome, every session is different.

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  7. 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
  8. Add Weaving Workshop with Trish Peacock to your Itinerary

    Address

    Island Hall, St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly

    St. Agnes

    Trish Peacock will encourage you to experiment with texture and colour, taking home a unique piece of cloth. Start weaving with something in mind or just see where the mood takes you. Plenty of natural fibres on hand in...

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  9. 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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    • 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
  10. 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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  11. Add Rock Pooling and Beach Combing, Tresco to your Itinerary

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    Raven's Porth, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Tresco

    Meet near the flag at 12:30 at Raven's Porth. . Join Darren, our local Ranger, for a guided tour of the rocky shore looking in the shallows at whatever wildlife is about. Everyone welcome, every session is different.

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  12. Add The Scilly Cart Co to your Itinerary

    Address

    Porthmellon, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0JY

    Telephone

    01720 422121

    Isles of Scilly

    The Scilly Cart Co is a family owned and run business providing electric vehicles for use across St. Mary’s. With flexible hiring options and easy to use carts, it’s a great way to discover the many varied and...

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  13. Add Pilots Gig Restaurant to your Itinerary

    Address

    The Bank, St.Marys, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 422654

    St. Mary’s

    Newly open in 2018 we look forward to welcoming you. We are a local couple with a passion for good food and good service. Using the best products, locally sourced where possible, we aim to provide you with an...

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  14. Add Toots Taxi to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422142

    St. Mary’s

    We are a friendly and reliable taxi service based on St. Mary’s, working seven days a week, including evenings and weekends. We have two vehicles available for hire, one carrying four passengers and one carrying six...

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  15. 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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  16. Add Wine Tasting at Holy Vale Vineyard to your Itinerary

    Address

    Holy Vale, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0NT

    Telephone

    01720 420317

    St. Mary’s

    Join Holy Vale Vineyard owner and wine enthusiast Robert Francis for a delicious pre-supper treat. Enjoy a selection of fine wine tastings and accompanying canapes.

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  17. Add Tanglewood Kitchen Company to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422454

    Isles of Scilly

    Diverse food retail shop @ The Post Office on St Mary's, specialising in award winning homemade ready meals, fresh fish and IOS shellfish, gourmet 'best in town' sandwiches, freshly baked 'Champion Product 2015'...

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    Facilities

    Catering

    • Take away service
  18. Add Tresco Bike Hire to your Itinerary

    Address

    Smith Square, New Grimsby, Tresco, TR24 0QQ

    Telephone

    01720 422849

    Tresco

    Two wheels must be one of the best ways to explore Tresco. With miles of quiet roads and dusty tracks to travel along, you can enjoy the freedom of the whole island.

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  19. Add Wildlife Safari with St Agnes Boating to your Itinerary

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    St. Agnes Quay, St Agnes, Isles of Scilly

    Isles of Scilly

    Trips usually take in the Western Rocks where we expect to see Puffins, Manx shearwater Guillemots, Razorbills, Shags and Fulmar, Dolphins, Porpoise, Sunfish, Seals & much more (during their respective breeding seasons).

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