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Three weeks to go until Walk Scilly!

Posted on Mar 20th 2015
view of trenoweth

Have you packed your walking boots? It's just three weeks until Walk Scilly 2015 and the islands will be buzzing with visitors keen to enjoy some 24 guided and themed walks across St. Mary's, St. Martin's, Tresco, St, Agnes, Bryher, Tean and Samson. 

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Whale seen off St. Martin's "globally significant"

Posted on Mar 18th 2015
Anna braves the icy-cold water for a closer look of a bowhead whale

A whale that was spotted last month by two local St. Martin's residents - Anna Cawthray and Fay Page - has resulted in a species record of global significance.

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Gearing up for the Great Scilly Spring Clean

Posted on Mar 13th 2015
St martin's spring clean

Residents and businesses across Scilly are preparing to pick up a bag and make a difference during the second Great Scilly Spring Clean which is taking place on Saturday 28th March and Sunday 29th March.

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Hell Bay wins Gold at South West Tourism Awards

Posted on Feb 13th 2015
Scilly Bryher Hell Bay ariel

Huge congratulations to Hell Bay Hotel on Bryher who last night won Gold at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards in Weston Super Mare! The hotel has also been selected to represent Scilly and the Southwest at the national awards that take place in May.

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Scented Narcissi - a perfect Valentine's gift

Posted on Feb 5th 2015
Send beautiful scented narcissi this Valentine's Day

With Valentine's Day just over a week away, it's the perfect opportunity to give someone you love some beautiful scented narcissi.  

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Visitors to enjoy more events on Scilly!

Posted on Jan 27th 2015
Couple standing on a rock on St Mary's looking out to sea

Very soon, visitors to the Isles of Scilly will have even more reason to come for a holiiday or short break thanks to a grant from the Coastal Communities Fund to establish a new “Scilly Events” team.

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Get ready for Walk Scilly 2015

Posted on Jan 19th 2015
Scilly-st-agnes-walkers

New walks, old favourites, and amazing scenery and wildlife: The Isles of Scilly gets set or Walk Scilly 2015 from 11th-17th April.

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Vote for Scilly - “Holiday Destination of the Year”

Posted on Dec 23rd 2014
Scilly St Martin's Great Bay View

The Isles of Scilly has been nominated as one of the UK’s five top “holiday destinations of the year” in BBC Countryfile Magazine - and now we need you to vote for us to win the overall prize!

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Scilly celebrates Christmas with Walking Nativity

Posted on Dec 19th 2014
Scilly's Walking Nativity

It's a tradition on Scilly that goes back a good many years: a walking nativity on the Sunday before Christmas. It starts at the Star Castle at 5pm with shepherds and angels.

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Order your new Visit Isles of Scilly 2015 Guide

Posted on Dec 12th 2014
Front Cover for the Visit Isles of Scilly Guide 2015

Our new Visit Isles of Scilly Guide for 2015 has been published!

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