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 A Perfect World: Miracle Theatre to your Itinerary

    Address

    Old Grimsby, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

    Tresco

    A Perfect World is a brand new action-packed adventure following a feisty young woman as she ventures into a ‘Boy’s Own’ world of undiscovered jungles, treasure maps, campfires and penknives.

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  2. Add The Sailing Centre to your Itinerary

    Address

    Porthmellon Beach, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0NE

    Telephone

    01720 422060

    St. Mary’s

    RYA & AALA licensed watersports centre offering instruction, hire & sales in windsurfing, sailing, powerboating & kayaking. Centres on St. Mary's & Tresco.

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    Facilities

    Establishment Features

    • Equipment/clothing available for hire
    • Fully qualified instructors
    • Lessons/courses available
  3. Add Sketching Walk with Sue Lewington to your Itinerary

    Address

    North Farm Gallery, St. Martin's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07851 200875

    St. Martin’s

    Meeting at North Farm Gallery and sketching around Highertown, weather permitting. Bring cartridge sketch pad, pencil and pen if you have them. (Some materials will be available to purchase at the gallery) ‘All my...

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  4. Add Troytown Farm Shop to your Itinerary

    Address

    Troytown Farm, St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly, TR22 0PL

    Telephone

    01720 423713

    Isles of Scilly

    Troytown Farm is the only dairy farm in Scilly. Milking 9 dairy cows, it might also be the smallest in the country. Farming on a small scale works for us, as we process the milk in our little dairy and make very special...

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    Facilities

    Other

    • Waterfront

    Key Features

    • In countryside
    • Seafront
    • Unique venue
    • Waterfront

    Accessibility

    • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
    • All areas accessible to disabled visitors
    • Guide dogs permitted
    • Menus available in large print format

    Children & Infants

    • Accept children (Minimum age)
    • Baby changing facilities
    • Children's menu

    Catering

    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Dairy-Free Options Available
    • Gluten-Free & Coeliac Options Available
    • Take away service

    Payment Methods

    • All major credit cards accepted
    • Android pay accepted
    • Apple pay accepted
    • Cash & Cheque accepted
    • Cash accepted
    • Contactless payment accepted

    Establishment Features

    • Al Fresco Dining
    • Cater for special dietary requirements
    • Countryside
    • Dog Friendly
    • Garden/patio for guests' use
    • Guide Book Recommended
    • Independent Business
    • Locally-sourced produce
  5. Add Cowbell Workshop with Fay Page to your Itinerary

    Address

    Fay Page, St. Martin's, Isles of Scilly

    St. Martin’s

    Join Fay Page at her workshop on St. Martin’s for an intimate demonstration of cowbell making. No need to book, just pop in and take a look. Free event

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  6. Add Basic Watercolour Painting with Stephen Morris to your Itinerary

    Address

    Glandore Gallery, Porthloo, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 42253

    Isles of Scilly

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

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  7. Add Island Fish to your Itinerary

    Address

    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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  8. Add One Act Plays to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01720 422663

    St. Mary’s

    An evening of new writing with St Mary’s theatre club. Now in its eighth year, this regular celebration of writing performed as rehearsed readings by a local cast is a favourite with both residents and visitors. Our...

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  9. 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
  10. Add Spoken Word and Music with Story Republicans to your Itinerary

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    Juliet's Garden, 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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  11. Add Healing properties of the sea to your Itinerary

    Address

    Porthenor B&B, Old Town, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    07795254644

    Isles of Scilly

    Liz has been a qualified homeopath for twenty five years. Her talk will be an in depth look at the qualities of sea water, its properties, signs and signatures. There will be information about how its main dissolved...

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  12. Add St.Marys Hall Spirit Bar & Restaurant to your Itinerary

    Address

    Church Street, St.Marys, Isles of Scilly

    Telephone

    01720 422316

    St. Mary’s

    Our restaurant, 'Spirit', uses the best seasonal and local produce, including meat from our own farm, to which our chefs add a dash of inspiration.

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  13. 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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