The Isles of Scilly are a set of five inhabited islands with smaller uninhabited ones on teh outskirts; all can be visited by daily boat trips. Fly from Newquay Cornwall Airport to the beautiful Isles of Scilly every day, all year round with Skybus.
Whether it’s a first, or one of many visits to these unique islands, as a source of rest and relaxation the islands are hard to beat. Travel 28 miles South West of Cornwall and you come across this idyllic group of sub-tropical islands. The unspoilt natural habitat has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) for over 30 years.
Scilly consists of five inhabited islands with a population of about 2000. The islands have been inhabited since stone-age times with its residents living off the sea and the land. Growing Narcissi flowers, fishing and farming are still part of the islands economy but the locals warmly welcome visitors to their shores.
The Islands are characterized by some of the best beaches in Britain, white sandy coves, an abundance of rare and interesting wildlife, over 60 miles of trails and footpaths, a haven of flora and fauna, unspoilt landscapes, hive of artistic activity and good local food. No surprise that Puffins, Seals and rare birds like to spend time here year after year.
Ideal for families, couples and solo travellers wanting to escape to Britain’s best kept secret. Activities for the visitor include sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, horse riding by the sea, painting, wildlife tours, archaeology walks, sea fishing, photography, coastal walking, cycling, golfing, wine tasting, diving with seals and boat trips to uninhabited islands.
Take in the spectacular South Cornish coastline as you cruise to the islands. Quaint Cornish fishing coves, the world renowned open air Minack Theatre, and watch the Land's End peninsula slip quietly by. Wildlife experts are regularly onboard to assist passengers and carry out surveys on marine and wildlife activity so if you are lucky you may see Dolphins, rare birds, Basking Sharks or even a Minke Whale.
Fly with Skybus “the islands own airline” for a birds eye view of the Cornish coast. Flights are available all year round from Newquay.
A schedule and full details of air travel can be found at www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk . Special offers can be found online at http://www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/special_offers.asp
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