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. WIN a 3-night spring escape
    Escape to Scilly! Enter our prize draw for a chance to win a spring break at the luxury Karma St. Martin's hotel.

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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 Coasteer Scilly to your Itinerary

    Address

    St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07734 343954

    St. Mary’s

    Coasteering on the Isles of Scilly has arrived! Brought to you by Kernow Coasteering, one of Cornwall’s foremost coasteering providers, Don’t miss your chance to experience the stunning golden granite coastline of...

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  2. 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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    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
  3. Add Poetry Afternoon with Paul Dodgson to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422663

    St. Mary’s

    Let's Have Some Poetry Please
    Do you have a favourite poem you would like Paul to read aloud - is there a special story behind your choice? Let us have your requests and come and join Paul in the library.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Add The Atlantic Inn to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422323

    Isles of Scilly

    A charming pub located on the harbour in the heart of St Mary's, one of St Austell Brewery's finest. Interiors ooze character and enticing menus have an emphasis on local produce - sit back, relax and enjoy the stunning...

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  9. Add Karma St. Martin's to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422368

    St. Martin’s

    Karma St. Martin’s, the islands' only hotel sits on a stunning site that spans 2.8 hectares and has panoramic coastal views of the South West shore - a perfect location for a drink, snack or meal . The 4* hotel has a...

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  10. 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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  11. 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
  12. 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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  13. 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
  14. 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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  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. 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
  16. Add Will Keating & John Dowling - Live at Juliet's Garden to your Itinerary

    Address

    Juliet's Garden, 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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    Porthcressa Beach, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Mary’s

    Meet at Porthcressa beach, look out for our flag by the Tourist Information Centre at 11:30am Join our local Ranger on a coastal walk to Peninnis Head for a spot of sea watching; looking for porpoises, dolphins,...

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  18. 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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