A special place... The Isles of Scilly are one of only two places in England where Manx Shearwaters breed

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Under threat...The Isles of Scilly hold 3,000 fewer pairs of breeding seabirds than 25 years ago

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We need YOUR help to protect our important seabird heritage

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Getting Around

The islands are well serviced by a range of scheduled boat services and chartering is also an option. Details are available on the quays or notice boards.

For people staying on St Mary’s

  • St Mary’s Boat Association runs scheduled trips to St Agnes, Bryher, Tresco and St Martins during spring to autumn.  
  • Private charters are also available.

For People staying on St Agnes

  • St Agnes Boating runs a scheduled service including connections with the Scillonian
  • Private charters are also available.

For people staying on Bryher, Tresco and St Martin’s

-          Tresco boats runs a scheduled service including connections with the Scillonian.

-          Private charters are also available.


Bicycles can be hired on St Mary’s and Tresco

There is a bus service and taxi services on St Mary’s.

Details are available on www.simplyscilly.co.uk or Tourist Information Centre (TIC) 01720 424031.

Off Island quays

Getting about on tripper boats between Islands

Principal Funders

  • Eruopa
  • Natura 2000
  • Heritage Lottery Fund

Project Partners and Supporters

  • RSPB
In addition to generous support from LIFE, the EU’s progamme for financing key environmental schemes across the continent and the UK’s own Heritage Lottery Fund, the Seabird Recovery Project is also being supported by the Isles of Scilly’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Sustainable Development Fund and the Isles of Scilly Bird Group.

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