Explore the rugged landscapes and unspoilt natural beauty of the Isles of Scilly, with their fascinating native wildlife and beautiful bays
Please note the expert on this trip has changed to the
Chief Executive of the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust, Julian
On the tranquil Isles of Scilly you'll find that life passes by
at a more peaceful pace. These isles are famous for their stunning
scenery, botanic gardens and powder-soft beaches. On this six-day
trip you'll discover why so many people consider the Isles of
Scilly to be the UK's most idyllic archipelago.
This tour will take you to many of the islands' most
unforgettable locations. You'll visit the sub-tropical Tresco Abbey
Garden, described as "Kew without the glass", the rugged coastlines
of Bryher and the quaint harbours of St Martin's.
You'll be delighted by the range of wildlife to be spotted on
the Isles of Scilly, with many species that can't be seen anywhere
else in the UK. The head of the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust,
Julian Branscombe, will give a talk to explain the trust's work and
give you an insight into the Isles' native wildlife, which includes
porpoises, dolphins, seals, and many species of birds. Julian will
also join you for dinner one evening.
You'll be based at the stylishly comfortable The Atlantic on the
isle of St Mary's (for the 22 August departure you will be based at
The Star Castle), which will serve as your base for the trip. Here
you will enjoy delicious cuisine made with local, seasonal
ingredients, as well as truly stunning views across the
"I wanted to say how much we enjoyed our holiday in the
Scillies. It was all planned so well. The hotel was excellent along
with the food everywhere we went. Thank you all."
- October 2022 Guest
Note: Itinerary order will vary on the 22nd April
with the same excursions and activities included. For the August
departure, the order of activities, accommodation and inclusions
Please be advised that you will need to pre-book and
pre-select most of your meals before your departure due to group