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Book your tickets for Walk Scilly Weekend!

Posted on Oct 3rd 2016
Walking at Dawn - Walk Scilly Weekend 2016

It's almost here... Walk Scilly Weekend from 13th to 17th October: 5 days of wonderful walks across 7 islands. October is the perfect time to explore the wilder side of the Isles of Scilly: the hedgerows come alive, the seals pop their pups and the migrating birds make their entrance.

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Christmas on Scilly, far from the madding crowds!

Posted on Sep 22nd 2016
The simplicity of Scilly's Christmas lights

If you're looking for a quieter, romantic getaway this Christmas, there's no better place in England than here on the Isles of Scilly.

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Ros Hann wins Taste of Scilly competition

Posted on Sep 20th 2016
Ros Hann, winner of the Taste of Scilly competition

Congratulations to Ros Hann who has won the Taste of Scilly Competition, and with it a two-nights' stay on St. Mary's courtesy of Tregarthen's Hotel and Isles of Scilly Travel. 

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Isles of Scilly shortlisted again for Family Traveller Award

Posted on Aug 5th 2016
St martin's spring clean

The Isles of Scilly has once again been shortlisted for the Family Traveller Awards 2016, this year in the Best UK Region for Families. Last year, Scilly lifted the trophy as the Best UK destination for Families.

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Full programme unveiled for Islands' Regatta

Posted on Jul 8th 2016
Scilly regatta red arrows

It's time to get ready for a whole lot of maritime fun at this year's inaugural Islands' Regatta which takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

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Raising a glass for a Taste of Scilly

Posted on Jun 22nd 2016
Taste of Scilly food festival logo

 This September, the Isles of Scilly will raise a glass to the very best of its local food and drink when it hosts the month-long inaugural Taste of Scilly festival.

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Scilly Gets Ready for ÖTILLÖ Championship Qualifier

Posted on Jun 7th 2016
Otillo Jako Bedholm

The Isles of Scilly are making final preparations for the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Championship UK Qualifier taking place on the islands on Saturday, 18 June.

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New Visitor Survey launched for 2016

Posted on May 25th 2016
TIC merchandise

If you've been to the Isles of Scilly already in 2016 or plan to come at some point this year, then we'd love to hear from you....!

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Scilly attracts more first-time visitors

Posted on May 9th 2016
Scilly St Mary's ariel hugh town view

Almost a third (30%) of visitors to Scilly in 2015 were new to the islands and of these new visitors, 45% came for a short break of between 2 and 4 days. This is an increase of 4% in first-time visitors compared with 2014.

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Scilly Sergeant to headline Isles of Scilly Festival

Posted on Apr 25th 2016
Life of a Scilly Sergeant book cover

Visitors to the inaugural Isles of Scilly Festival in May will have the chance to meet Scilly celebrity Sergeant Colin Taylor on 13th May when he presents quirky and hilarious tales of his life and work on the islands, and his

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