Scilly Walks - St. Mary's

Activities & Tours

Scilly Walks is run by Dr Katharine Sawyer and offers guided walks, boat trips and slide shows to introduce you to 8000 years of archaeology and history in the Isles of Scilly. There are full day and half day visits to all the inhabited and several of the uninhabited islands.

Alegria, High Lanes, St Mary's, TR21 0NW
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Samson burial chamber

Additional Information

Scilly has a greater density of ancient sites than anywhere else in Britain. You can see Bronze Age megalithic burial chambers and standing stones, an Iron Age settlement, early Mediaeval chapels, Tudor and Civil War castles and much more!

Scilly Walks offers a range of guided walks throughout the season.  The trips to the uninhabited islands involve a beach landing by dinghy and you may need to paddle ashore.

Details and times of walks are posted on the Scilly Walks notice board on St Mary’s Quay, on the website and Facebook page and in the weekly ‘What’s On’ listing available from the Tourist Information Centre.

If there is an island or site that you would like to visit, please contact me two or three weeks before you come to Scilly and I will do my best to arrange that trip while you are here.

Opening Times

Early April to Early October

Facilities & Features

  • Full day and half day walks
  • Informative, expert commentary
  • Dogs on leads welcome
  • Good footwear recommended
  • Private tours available
  • Gift vouchers for walks available
  • 'Scilly through the Ages' slide shows

Prices & Conditions

Public walks: £12.00 for a full day, £6.00 for a half day, children 10 and over half price; plus boat/taxi/bus fares, if appropriate

Private tours: £60.00 for a half day, £120.00 for a full day for up to 10 people; plus boat/taxi/bus fares, if appropriate

Slide shows: £4.50, children 10 and over £2.00

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