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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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Scilly to welcome Christmas with a street party

Posted on Dec 10th 2014
Christmas Festival poster 2014

If you're coming to Scilly this Christmas, you're in for a bit of a treat! This year sees Visit Isles of Scilly host a special Christmas Festival on Tuesday 23rd December for both the islands’ residents and holiday guests arriving for a festive break.

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“Puffin” scoops first prize in Scilly’s 2014 Photo Competition

Posted on Nov 18th 2014
Puffin nature wildlife

A stunning photo of a bird that is iconic to Scilly has scooped first prize in the Isles of Scilly Photography Competition 2014.

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Bumper harvest for Scilly’s wine makers

Posted on Oct 29th 2014
Holy Vale Winery - the vineyard

As the final grapes have been picked from the vines at St. Martin’s Vineyard and the Holy Vale Winery on St. Mary’s, both businesses are celebrating a bumper harvest in 2014 after a summer of fantasticly warm and dry weather. Which is great news for all wine lovers!

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Half-term treats (and some tricks) on Scilly

Posted on Oct 21st 2014
Imagery showing Phoenix Craft studio items

If you're coming to Scilly for half term next week, there are a few treats in store for you and your children - from creative workshops to spotting seal pups and of course, Halloween!

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Scilly business amongst finalists for Cornwall Tourism Awards 2014

Posted on Oct 13th 2014
Scilly Bryher Hell Bay hotel exterior

For the second year running, Hell Bay Hotel has been named as a finalist at the Cornwall Tourism Awards. It will go up for a Gold, Silver or Bronze Award in the Small Hotel of the Year category at the Awards evening at the Headland Hotel in Newquay, Cornwall on Thursday 6th November.

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St. Martin's to host Film Festival

Posted on Oct 1st 2014
Amelie Film Promotion for St Martin's Film Festival

The Tresco & Bryher Food Festival is back!

Posted on Sep 11th 2014
Scilly lobster

This weekend sees the return of the annual Tresco & Bryher Food Festival - two days to indulge yourselves in the best of what Scilly offers, alongside some of our favourite chefs and suppliers from Cornwall and Devon who work closely with the islands' producers.

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