Walk Scilly Weekend 12th - 16th October
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Autumn on Scilly: for many, the best time of year to visit. The islands are quieter and as the nights draw in, we’re treated to incredible Scilly sunsets, irresistible island hues, fields of emerging scented narcissi, hedgerows bursting with life and a wealth of birds and wildlife. Days are often still warm and sunny in October, others can be windswept, but whatever the mood on Scilly, around every corner there’s yet another feast for your eyes to enjoy.
So what better way to capture the true essence of Scilly than indulging in a weekend of walking the islands with knowledgeable guides showing the way?
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Our Walk Scilly Weekend has much to offer. The wildlife is simply spectacular with glorious resident and migrating birds to admire, with seal pups to spot, and Scilly bees and bats to seek out. The hedgerows and rock pools are fantastic for foraging walks. Many of our walks will let you explore intimately this special side to Scilly. Alongside, we have some favourites too – a chance to explore Teän, farm walks, a walk around The Garrison, a Tresco stroll, and a special Dark Skies walk on St. Martin’s.
We’re fortunate to have the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust partner with us for the Walk Scilly Weekend. This local charity manages more than 60% of the islands’ landscape including many of its footpaths and once again, the funds from the walks they host during the weekend will be ploughed straight back into the valuable work they do.
So come and see Scilly at its best. Browse the listings below and book your walks today.
For a guide to how the walks are graded, download our Guide to Walk Scilly Grades.
To book your walks, call us on 01720 424036 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will call you back. Payment for all walks will be taken at the time of booking. Please note - the price of the walks quoted does not include the cost of boat tickets, unless stated. Boating tickets from St. Mary's Boatmen's Association for walks on the off islands can be offered at a 15% discount when booked with your walks.
Find your perfect accommodation for the festival now and book your travel. Don't forget to quote code WLKW17 for a 10% discount on Skybus or the Scillonian III. Stay for 3 nights and get the 4th free at Star Castle over the Walk Scilly Weekend. Take a look at some more special offers on accommodation during the Walk Scilly Weekend.
Sunday 15th October
Join skipper and wildlife photographer Joe Pender, and birder and environment academic Dr. Rob Lambert (plus Bella the boat dog) aboard MV Sapphire on a marine meander around the Western Rocks in search of seabirds, wading birds, sea ducks, divers, grey seals and dolphins.
Sunday 15th October
Starting just after sundown, it’s time to turn bat detective! Meet local bat experts Mike and Anne Gurr who will take you on a fun night walk to the Elm trees at Rose Hill before heading back towards Porthmellon and through Doily Wood to “Nowhere”.