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3 Best things to see & do in Isles of Scilly

  • Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom (UK)

Tresco Abbey Garden

  • Tresco, Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom (UK)

view along a pathwat in the garden


A world-renowned botanical garden sprawling over 17 acres. It’s home to a diverse range of exotic plants and trees from all over the world, including a famous collection of sub-tropical plants that thrive in the mild climate of the Scilly Isles.

Adult price: 18

Good for age: 18+

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Boating tours of the Isles of Scilly

  • St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom (UK)

Fishing boats in a harbour in the isles of scilly


The St Mary’s Boatmen Association run a selection of themed boating tours – usually 1.5-2 hours long – from St Mary’s Quay, including a ‘seabird special’ and a heritage boat tour. Different tours run on different days, so plan ahead. April to October.

Adult price: 20

Good for age: 4+

Duration: 1.5-2 hours

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