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. Island Hopping
    With five inhabited islands and lots of uninhabited islands, one of the most enjoyable things to do on Scilly is 'island hopping' using "tripper" boats.
  3. Explore
    Take a look at the adventures you can have. Explore all the Isles of Scilly has to offer with beaches, island hopping and days bobbing on the water.
  4. Arts & Culture
    Scilly has inspired a thriving artistic community. Creativity abounds on every island, inspired by our stunning surroundings.
  5. Food & Drink
    Nowhere is more local than the food and drink sourced, grown, and reared across our five tiny inhabited islands
  6. What's On 2021 & 2022
    Our inspirational events programme over the coming weeks will give you more reasons to explore these magical islands in all their natural glory.
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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. ÖTILLÖ Isles of Scilly start line 2019
    ÖTILLÖ Isles of Scilly swimmers in water
    ÖTILLÖ Isles of Scilly start line 2019
    ÖTILLÖ Isles of Scilly swimmers in water

    Add ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Isles of Scilly 2022 to your Itinerary

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    Holgate's Green, Hugh Town, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Isles of Scilly

    ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Races finally returns on June 4th & 5th 2022. A weekend of racing across and between the islands.

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  2. Image of jugs 1.
    Image of jugs 2.
    Image of jugs 1.
    Image of jugs 2.

    Add Beginners Pottery Workshop With Fiona Hufton to your Itinerary

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    Porter's Lodge, Near Ruin Beach Café, Tresco, Isles of Scilly, TR24 0PU

    Tresco

    A pottery experience for beginners which will include throwing on the wheel and decorating a previously made item.

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  3. Add Ravensporth Sailing Base to your Itinerary

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    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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    • Equipment/clothing available for hire
    • Fully qualified instructors
    • Lessons/courses available
  4. Add Island Cinema to your Itinerary

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    St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07799732446

    St. Mary’s

    The Isles of Scilly’s first open air cinema has arrived! Relax in front of the big screen with popcorn and drink in hand and experience cinema under the stars as you never have before.

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  5. Adults' Polymer Clay Workshop With Emma Humphries jewellery 1
    Adults' Polymer Clay Workshop With Emma Humphries jewellery 2
    Adults' Polymer Clay Workshop With Emma Humphries jewellery 3 green
    Adults' Polymer Clay Workshop With Emma Humphries jewellery 1
    Adults' Polymer Clay Workshop With Emma Humphries jewellery 2
    Adults' Polymer Clay Workshop With Emma Humphries jewellery 3 green

    Add Children's Polymer Clay Workshop With Emma Humphries to your Itinerary

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    Phoenix Craft Studios, Porthmellon, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0JY

    St. Mary’s

    Students will work in polymer clay, using the klimt technique to design patterns and turn them into products of their choice; jewellery, buttons, scarf pins, coasters to name just a few.

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  6. Add Island Fish to your Itinerary

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    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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  7. Vickie in studio.
    Crowned pigeon print.
    Storm petrel print.
    White Island cormorant print.
    Vickie in studio.
    Crowned pigeon print.
    Storm petrel print.
    White Island cormorant print.

    Add Lino-Cut Printing Workshop With Vickie Heaney to your Itinerary

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    Phoenix Craft Studios, Porthmellon Business Park, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0JY

    Telephone

    07900 933683

    St. Mary’s

    Make your own lino-cut print using this technique which lends itself to bold patterns and designs.

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  8. St. Mary's Gig Club Heritage Invitational Weekend.
    Gig sunset.
    Gig race
    St. Mary's Gig Club Heritage Invitational Weekend.
    Gig sunset.
    Gig race

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    St. Mary's Pilot Gig Club, The Gig Shed, Porthmellon Beach, Hugh Town, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0JY

    Isles of Scilly

    A celebration of gig racing, culture and heritage over the weekend of 24th – 26th September.

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  9. Add Twisted Bobbins to your Itinerary

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    Island Hall, The Meadow, St. Agnes, ISLES OF SCILLY, TR22 0PL

    Telephone

    07557998922

    St. Agnes

    Handweaving and spinning. Passionate about natural fibres. .

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  10. Add Raptor Boating to your Itinerary

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    Mayford Marine, Peninnis Farmhouse, King Edward's Road, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0HE

    Telephone

    07729 127877

    St. Mary’s

    Raptor Boating provides wildlife & scenic tours, water taxi and private charters services around the Isles of Scilly.

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

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    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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  12. Add Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust to your Itinerary

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    Trenoweth, St. Mary's, TR21 0NS

    Telephone

    01720 422153

    Isles of Scilly

    The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust is Scilly’s only locally-run conservation charity responsible for looking after more than 50% of our beautiful Islands. With a small staff team who are effectively custodians of this…

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  13. Add The Hall Restaurant to your Itinerary

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    Church Street, Hugh Town, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0JR

    Telephone

    01720 419436

    St. Mary’s

    On the ground floor of St Mary's Hall Hotel you will find The Hall Restaurant. A contemporary dining space that prides itself on offering high quality food and smooth service.

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  14. Live Music Events on Tresco throughout 2021

    Add Live Music On Tresco Throughout 2021 to your Itinerary

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    New Inn, New Grimsby, Tresco, Isles of Scilly, TR24 0QQ

    Telephone

    01720 422849

    Tresco

    Throughout the year, Tresco hosts a variety of musical events from folk to rock and roll; toe-tapping Friday and Saturday nights to chilled Sunday afternoons.

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  15. Stuns'ls group photo.

    Add Stuns'ls to your Itinerary

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    Telephone

    01720 620600

    Isles of Scilly

    Stuns'ls are a small shanty group, who mainly want to have fun and keep the heritage of sea shanties alive.

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  16. Porthcressa beach shot with boat.

    Add Healing Properties Of The Sea With Liz Bray to your Itinerary

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    Tourist Information Centre, Porthcressa Beach, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0LW

    Telephone

    01720 620600

    Isles of Scilly

    Meet Liz Bray for an informal presentation explaining how salt is used in healing, with particular emphasis on its use as a medicine in homeopathy.

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  17. Hannah Brackenbury performing at Fringe City.
    Scilly Laughs Julie Jepson.
    Scilly Laughs live audience image
    Hannah Brackenbury performing at Fringe City.
    Scilly Laughs Julie Jepson.
    Scilly Laughs live audience image

    Add Scilly Laughs - Victorious By Hannah Brackenbury to your Itinerary

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    The Seven Stones Inn, Lower Town, St. Martin's, Isles of Scilly, TR25 0QW

    Telephone

    01720 423777

    St. Martin’s

    A joyful and poignant musical tribute to the late, great Victoria Wood – devised and performed by Hannah Brackenbury.

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  18. Mike O'Connor profile shot.

    Add Book Signing With Mike O'Connor to your Itinerary

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    Tourist Information Centre, Porthcressa Bank, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0LW

    Telephone

    01720 620600

    St. Mary’s

    An opportunity to meet established Cornish writer and folklorist Mike O’Connor, who will be signing copies of his new book “Isles of Scilly Folk Tales”.

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  19. Stephen in gallery
    Watercolour of Shark's Pit.
    Stephen in gallery
    Watercolour of Shark's Pit.

    Add Basic Water Colour Painting Workshop With Stephen Morris to your Itinerary

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    Glandore Gallery, Porthloo Lane, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0NE

    Telephone

    01720 422535

    St. Mary’s

    Stephen Morris will introduce the session at Glandore with a short talk about techniques. Then, weather permitting, go outside on the beach, to paint. Returning to the gallery for a hot drink and cake.

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  20. Add Wine Tasting at Holy Vale Vineyard to your Itinerary

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    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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