Food & Drink Producers
Just about around every corner on every island you’ll come across a local farmer or fisherman; fudge maker or baker; brewer or winemaker and more. Seek them out, browse their produce and, of course, try it!
Sam Hicks and his family have run Troytown Farm on St. Agnes, arguably the smallest dairy farm in the UK, for nearly 35 years. Here’s his story about how they produce their milk and ice-cream right here on Scilly.
A special Souvenier: Scilly Maid Chocolate – More Cocoa, Less Sugar - High Quality Belgian and Single Origin Chocolate, tempered, moulded, flavoured and packed on St Mary’s with care and attention. Some using locally foraged products such as Island Gorse Flower, Sea Greens, Wild Carrot Seed and the Island Sea Salt. Perfect for gifts, as souvenirs, wedding favours or a treat to yourself. Look out for seasonal gift packs. Postal to UK is available. Payment
I come from a very long line of Hicks on Scilly. I grew up on a flower farm in the centre of St. Agnes. My brother and nephew still farm it.
When I was at primary school on St. Agnes, there were just 8 children in total. I then had to leave the islands at 11 to go to boarding School in Truro. It was a bit of a shock coming from a tiny
Situated in the tranquil and beautiful Holy Vale on the Nature Trail at the heart of St. Mary’s, the Vineyard and Winery is a must visit location during your stay on St Mary’s.
Open on weekdays 12.00 – 16.30 and by appointment only on Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays for; wine tastings at £17.50 per person, ‘The story of Wine Exhibition’, Cellar Door Shop and refreshments, including Robert's Wine and Lobster Lunch at £24.50 per
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 ice cream, clotted cream, butter and yogurt to sell direct to our customers from our farm shop.
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The Pender family has been fishing out of Bryher for hundreds of years. Island Fish is continuing this proud family tradition with three generations of Penders following in the footsteps of their ancestors supplying quality lobsters, crab, wet fish and shellfish products across the Isles of Scilly. We know these waters well, it’s in our blood so you can be sure of the finest catch from the sea to shore daily.
We're a family owned and run business where old traditions still hold. The Taylor family started making fudge twenty years ago on our farmhouse kitchen Aga. At Veronica Farm, on Bryher on the Isles of Scilly, we now have a purpose built fudge kitchen - still using traditional farmhouse methods.
Come and see a working vineyard in action. Enjoy an informative tour and sample our unique selection of fine wines - or simply pop by the visitor centre and shop at your leisure. Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (10.45am - 4.00pm) by appointment or when the gate is open!