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Scilly to host World Series qualifier for ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Champs

Posted on Nov 25th 2015
Otillo Jako Bedholm

The Isles of Scilly has been selected to host the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series Event in the UK. This is the first time that a qualifying race for this unique Swimrun World Championship race has ever been held in the UK.

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Student wins this year's Scilly photo competition

Posted on Nov 17th 2015
Tropical oasis from plane

A final year “A” level student from Norfolk has won the 2015 Isles of Scilly Photography Competition following a public online vote on VisitIslesOfScilly.com.

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Great night for Scilly at Cornwall Tourism Awards

Posted on Nov 16th 2015
Cornwall Tourism Awards 2015 - The Trophies

It was a good night for Scilly at the Cornwall Tourism Awards on Thursday evening, with two businesses scooping awards.

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Two English Rose Awards for Scilly guesthouses

Posted on Oct 23rd 2015
Scilly St Mary's Wheelhouse Bed and Breakfast

Not one, but two guesthouses on the Isles of Scilly have received a VisitEngland ROSE award, in recognition of service excellence.

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Geographical Magazine competition winner announced

Posted on Oct 22nd 2015
dave and amy Geographical

Congratulations to Dave Burkitt and his partner Amy Cort who have won a competition to win a short break at the Star Castle on St. Mary's and a special wine-tasting at Holy Vale Winery.

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Scilly named Best UK Destination for Families

Posted on Oct 6th 2015
Scilly wins Family Traveller Award 2015 for Best UK Destination for Families

The Isles of Scilly has been named Best UK Destination for families at this year's Family Traveller Awards.

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Juliet's Garden scoops Great Cornish Food Award

Posted on Sep 24th 2015
Juliet's Garden food award

Juliet's Garden on St. Mary's has been named as the best cafe in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly at the Great Cornish Food Awards, organised by Cornwall Food & Drink. The awards were announced at a ceremony held at Trelissick Gardens in Feock, near Truro on Monday.

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Indulge in a wonderful weekend of local produce

Posted on Sep 11th 2015
Scilly food festival lobster

This weekend we welcome the return of the annual Tresco & Bryher Food & Drink Festival. A bevvy of local producers from Scilly and Cornwall will be displaying and selling their goods at the Food Markets (Tresco Saturday morning; Bryher on Sunday).

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Visit Isles of Scilly team meets HRH Prince Charles

Posted on Jul 22nd 2015
HRH Duke of Cornwall meets the team

Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall visited the Isles of Scilly yesterday as part of their "Tourism and Community" tour of the Duchy and the Islands' Partnership (Visit Isles of Scilly) team was honoured to meet them.

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Excitement as Webb Ellis Trophy is presented on Scilly

Posted on Jul 8th 2015
Web Ellis rugby trophy

The rugby legend Jason Leonard OBE joined the Cornish Pirates squad at the Five Islands School on Scilly yesterday for the start of the English leg of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour.

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