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 First There Is A Mountain to your Itinerary

    Address

    Porthcressa Beach, Princes Street, St Mary's, TR21 0JL

    Telephone

    +441736363715

    St. Mary’s

    A new participatory artwork by Katie Paterson to be choreographed over British Summer Time 2019

    First There is a Mountain is a new artwork by Katie Paterson that connects the public to the world's diverse mountains...

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  2. St. Agnes Fete

    Add St. Agnes Fete to your Itinerary

    Address

    Island Hall & Cricket Ground., St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly

    St. Agnes

    St. Agnes annual fete with stalls, games, music and general family fun.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Add Rogue Tales from the Wild to your Itinerary

    Address

    Valhalla, Tresco Abbey Garden, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Tresco

    Cornwall's Rogue Theatre, best known for their immersive wild theatre in Tehidy Woods, brings an intimate unplugged storytelling event to Scilly. With a mix of live music, humour, beautiful singing, enrapturing...

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  6. 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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  7. Add Calypso Boat Company to your Itinerary

    Address

    St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07778198454

    Isles of Scilly

    Boat trips from St Mary's with skipper Tim - visit 3 islands in one day, take a day trip to an off island or an unihabited island, or a trip to see seals and birds.

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  8. 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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    Establishment Features

    • Al Fresco Dining
  9. 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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  10. Add The Bishop and the Diva, Musical Theatre with Stamp and Go to your Itinerary

    Address

    Five Islands Academy, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Isles of Scilly

    Stamp and Go present the dramatic story of the Bishop Rock combining the fertile imaginations of eighteenth-century journalists with the inspirational writing of Annamaria Murphy; there are stories that are set about...

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  11. Add Thrillers in the Library to your Itinerary

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

    St. Mary’s

    Join award winning crime writer Kate Rhodes, author of the Hell Bay series set on Scilly and now optioned for TV. Kate will discuss her practice and share news of her most recent work set on St Agnes. Kate will also be...

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  12. Add Fused Glass Workshop with Oriel Hicks to your Itinerary

    Address

    Phoenix Gallery, Porthmellon, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 422900

    St. Mary’s

    Work with Oriel to learn how to cut glass along with the basic principles of kiln fusing; how certain colours act and react with heat. You can create up to four small or two larger items including key rings, window...

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  13. Add Scilly Swim Challenge to your Itinerary

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    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 "Walking with Wilkie" to your Itinerary

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

    St. Mary’s

    Join Wilkie Collins Society Member, Jak Stringer, for a multi-media, light-hearted performance talk, which will look at the unconventional life of Collins, stories from his book, and the letters he wrote while on his...

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  15. Add Walking Stories on St. Agnes to your Itinerary

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    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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  16. Add Stories in the Gardens with Story Republicans to your Itinerary

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    Tresco Abbey Garden, Tresco, 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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  17. Add Film night: The Favourite to your Itinerary

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

    St. Mary’s

    A madcap drama based in the 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady...

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  18. Add Twisted Bobbins to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    07557998922

    St. Agnes

    Handweaving using natural materials. Order your own bespoke scarf or fabric. Have a go at weaving - workshops run all year round on unique Saori looms suitable for creativity and beginners.

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  19. Add Insect Safari St. Agnes to your Itinerary

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

    Isles of Scilly

    Join our Education Ranger on a guided search for all kinds of insects and other bugs; discover their incredible super powers, survival techniques and how they really do help us!

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  20. Add Magical Fish Pottery Workshop to your Itinerary

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    Bryher Community Centre, Bryher, Isles of Scilly

    Bryher

    Join Alex for  a ceramic workshop on the tiny island of Bryher. Create your own fancy fish, bobbing boats, owl herb pots and beautiful birds which will then be fired in our shed and posted to you.

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