South West - The Scilly Isles

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Top 10 ten places to visit in South West England - Isles of Scilly

Isles of Scilly Boat Trips

Explore over 100 islands and islets at your leisure, with such names as Men-a-Vaur, Buccabu and Illiswilgig on a Scilly Isles boat trip.
Why not pack a picnic, jump on a boat and land on the uninhabited island of Samson, where you could have a white sandy beach all to yourself?

The possibilities are endless when you have so many islands to visit! Take a trip to see the Bishop which at 167 ft is the tallest lighthouse in Britain? Or what about sampling the local cuisine at the most south westerly pub in Britain, on St Agnes?

Numerous boat trips organised by the Boatmen’s Association and independent boat operators run daily services to all the inhabited islands as well as combination and circular trips.

And the variety of boats themselves is staggering; classic sailing ships, high speed boats, catamarans or RIBs, they’re all available to you. The only limit is the number of days you have here.

Never mind, there’s always next year!

Useful Contacts:
Isle of St. Mary's
St Mary's Boatman's Association
T  +44 (0)1720 423999

Sea Safaris with Mark Groves
T  +44 (0)1720 422732

Blue Hunter boat trips
T  +44 (0)1720 423337

Calypso boat trips
T  +44 (0)1720422187
M  07778 198454

Crusader boat trips
T  +44 (0)1720 422028
M  07748 243122

Flying Cloud & Sea Cloud boat trips
T  +44 (0)1720 422066

Wizard high speed boat trips
T  +44 (0)1720 423999

Halcyon Daze catamaran trips
M  07748 805273

The Sailing Centre
T  +44 (0)1720 422060

St. Agnes
St. Agnes Boating
T  +44 (0)1720 422704

Isle of Bryher
Bryher Boat Services
T  +44 (0)1720 422886

Bennett Catamarans Boat Hire
M  07979393206

Isle of Tresco
Ravensporth & Pentle Bay sailing bases
T  +44 (0)1720 422060

Isle of St. Martin's
Lightning Jetboat
T  +44 (0)1720 422814

Voyager & Enterprise boat trips
T  +44 (0)1720 422814

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Location of St Mary's Boatman's Association


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