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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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The Manx shearwaters are calling!

Posted on Jun 28th 2015
Manx shearwater

Going by the surveys being carried out on Scilly in the last couple of weeks, the number of burrows seemingly occupied by breeding Manx Shearwaters has increased significantly this season.

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Community volunteers provide warm island welcome to cruises

Posted on Jun 11th 2015
Scilly Meet & Greet Cruise Ship Ambassadors

The importance of a warm, friendly welcome is unrivalled when it comes to offering the best visitor experience.

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Taste of the West awards for Tanglewood Kitchen

Posted on Jun 8th 2015
Tanglewood Kitchen: Seville Bead and Butter pudding

Tanglewood Kitchen has picked up two accolades at the recent Taste of the West awards - Gold in the Savoury Bakery category fo

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Our popular puffins are back!

Posted on May 19th 2015
Joe Pender puffin picture

Our most popular seabirds are back! Puffins were seen in double figures this week during the St Agnes Boating Wildlife Safari. Although they can be spotted from March onwards, May marks the start of their breeding season and numbers peak by the end of the month.

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Congratulations to Hell Bay

Posted on May 12th 2015
Scilly Bryher Hell Bay ariel

The Hell Bay Hotel has been highly commended at this year's Visit England national tourism awards, which were held at a gala evening last night in Newcastle. Hell Bay was recognised in the Small Hotel Category, which also recognised Devon’s The Horn of Plenty which won a Silver award.  

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Come join our resident artists for Art Scilly Week

Posted on May 9th 2015
Art Scilly Week

Fancy uncovering a hidden talent this week?

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St. Mary's named as third best UK island

Posted on Apr 21st 2015
Scilly St Mary's beach pelistry

St Mary’s has been named the third best rated island in the UK and Channel Isles in the 2015 Travellers’ Choice™ awards for Islands, announced by TripAdvisor.  The annual awards are based on the numerous reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travellers across the globe.

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