Category Archives: Isles of Scilly

The Eastern Isles (Scilly)

July 2011 Sadly this was my last full day on the islands. Having walked around all the inhabited islands of Scilly which have footpaths I decided to take another boat trip to see some of the small uninhabited islands. This … Continue reading

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44. Bryher

July 2011 The last of the inhabited islands I had yet to visit was Bryher and it is also I think the smallest. After the poor weather the previous day, things were much better today and I headed down on … Continue reading

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43. St Agnes and Gugh

July 2011 and September 2012 I spent a week staying on Scilly and for the first visiting the first three islands I had been blessed with wonderful weather. Unfortunately, on the day I visited St Martin’s it began to cloud up … Continue reading

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42. St Martin’s and White Island

July 2011 St Martin’s is the northernmost of the populated Isles of Scilly and the third largest of the islands. It has three settlements, Higher Town, Middle Town and Lower Town (imaginative I’m sure you’ll agree). It is also the … Continue reading

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41. Tresco

July 2011 Tresco is the second largest of the Isles of Scilly and perhaps the best known, since it houses the Tresco Abbey Gardens which is probably the biggest tourist attraction on the islands. As a result I was advised to … Continue reading

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The Western Rocks (Scilly)

July 2011 First off, a confession. This isn’t actually a walk (hence why I haven’t numbered this post), but there is a good reason for that, which is that the Western Rocks are not accessible to the public. They are … Continue reading

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40. St Mary’s

July 2011 St Mary’s is the largest of the Isles of Scilly and my base for the week. I soon learnt than on the islands, St Mary’s is known as “the mainland” and the other islands the “off islands”. The … Continue reading

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