Isles of Scilly Walking Holiday
by Plane
7 nights and 6 days walking
Day by Day Itinerary

Isles of Scilly walking holiday with Lets Go Walking

Isles of Scilly walking holiday with Lets Go Walking

Isles of Scilly walking holiday with Lets Go Walking

Based on St Marys with day trips to St Martins, Tresco, St Agnes, Bryher and Gugh.

Isles of Scilly walking holiday with Let's Go Walking

Isles of Scilly walking holiday map letsgowalking

Isles of Scilly Walking Holiday
on The UK’s Isles Of Scilly off the Cornish Coast

Visit St Mary’s, St Martin’s, Tresco, Bryher, St Agnes and Gugh with 7 nights on St Mary’s Isles of Scilly

This holiday excludes the cost of air travel to and from The Isles of Scilly.

 This self guided Cornish Isles of Scilly walking holiday in the UK on The Isles of Scilly makes a varied and interesting hiking tour. The Isles of Scilly walking tour includes the highlights of all the main islands, with a chance to explore the unique flora and fauna of The Isles of Scilly.

The Isles of Scilly walking tour is an easy walking holiday and takes in boat trips to St Martin’s, Tresco, Bryher, St Agnes, Gugh. The route can be walked in any order.  The islands are steeped in history and this walking holiday incorporates many of the most important sites. The Abbey Gardens on Tresco are some of the most famous in Cornwall and one of the jewels of The Isles of Scilly.

You can combine this walking holiday on The Isles of Scilly with 
a walking holiday in Cornwall on The South West Coast Path.

Our self-guided walking holidays are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind and can be tailor-made to your own personal requirements.

The routes are clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your hiking vacation.

We use high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels with en-suite or private bathroom to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing. Rest assured that all our accommodation walking holiday providers are hand-picked and offer you that famous British hospitality.

Special diets can be catered for, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free.

We organize the luggage transfer so your bags are at your next accommodation when you arrive.

Let’s Go Walking has developed one of the largest selection of walking holidays and our offices are staffed 9am to 9pm to ensure your walking holiday runs without a hitch.

This walking holiday in the UK on the Isles of Scilly operates between March and October.
Between March and June, and Sept to October there are no ferries or planes to or from the Isles of Scilly on Sundays, therefore you can start any day of the week except Saturday and Monday. Between July and August there are ferries and planes on Sundays and so you can start your holiday any day of the week

These daily distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.

Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of England or the UK. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available.
A deposit of £85 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
Optional extra days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.

Isles of Scilly Walking Holiday
Suggested Tour Duration:

7 nights on St Marys, 6 days walking
Total Distance:
15 miles
Min/max daily distance:
5 miles
Average Daily distance:
4 miles
Grading:
easy
Features:
beaches, boats, gardens, wildlife

(Cost of flights not included)

  Isles of ScillyWalking Holiday
in Cornwall , England by Plane
7 nights and 6 days Walking
Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive  St Mary’s Isles of Scilly, Cornwall

To start your Isles of Scilly walking holiday you make your own to St Mary’s.

Isles of Scilly walking holiday with Lets Go Walking

Isles of Scilly walking holiday with Lets Go Walking

 Day 2: Day exploring St Mary’s
Today’s walk is spilt into two parts both approximately 2 ½ hours long enabling time for a leisurely lunch in one of the pubs and restaurants in Hugh Town. The Garrison walk is approx 2 miles and takes in the east of St Mary’s, an area known as Hugh. The area is steeped in history with The Star Castle forming the highlight dating back to Elizabethan times. The walk on the west side of the island is a bird watcher’s haven, with sandy beaches, sea cliffs and marshland. The coastal walking is easy and extremely rewarding with pretty bays, fields of daffodils and exotic plants. This itinerary is only a suggestion. You can choose which days to do each of the walks.

Day 3: Day exploring St Martin’s
Today’s walk starts with a short boat trip to the Island of St Martin’s, known for its long sandy beaches and excellent for swimming. The island has many Bronze age sites and Atlantic grey seals are a common sight sunbathing on the fine beaches. The Daymarker tower, painted red and white built in the 17th century is an aid to navigation and is a famous landmark. Before returning by boat to St Mary’s the Anglican church is worth a visit.

Isles of Scilly walking holiday with Lets Go Walking

Isles of Scilly walking holiday with Lets Go Walking

Day 4: Day visiting Tresco and The Abbey Gardens
Today’s walk starts with a short boat trip to the Island of Tresco. The Island of Tresco has much to offer the walker: a ruined Abbey dating back to the 12th century, and one of the finest sub tropical gardens in England. Plants grown on Tresco are very rare in the rest of the UK because of the mild climate on The Isles of Scilly. You return by boat to St Mary’s for your overnight stay.

Day 6: Day visiting Bryher
Today’s walk starts with a short boat trip to the Islands of Bryher. The Island of Bryher is small but has a lot to offer with some of the best views on any of the islands, sandy beaches, great wildlife and nice places to eat. You return by boat to St Mary’s for your overnight stay.

Isles of Scilly walking holiday with Lets Go Walking

Isles of Scilly walking holiday with Lets Go Walking

Day 7: Day visiting St Agnes
Today’s walk starts with a short boat trip to the Islands of St Agnes. The Island of St Agnes is small but has a lot to offer with rocky tors and couple of small sandy covers. The islands pub the Turks Head is worth a visit. St Agnes has many Bronze Age remains and a pool said to have been made by the Lisbon earthquake of 1755. You return by boat to St Mary’s for your overnight stay.

Day 7: Day visiting Gugh
Today’s walk starts with a short boat trip to the Islands of St Agnes. Then a short walk over The Bar to the Island of Gugh. Please note that the Island of Gugh is reached from St Agnes by a shingle bar which can only be crossed when tide levels are favorable. The Island is a haven for birdlife and overs some great view of the surrounding islands. You return by boat to St Mary’s for your overnight stay.

Isles of Scilly walking holiday with Lets Go Walking

Optional Days: extra days in the Isles of Scilly
Enjoy the area and maybe spend some time on the beach or just relaxing.

Day 8: Leave after breakfast
At the end of your UK walking holiday you depart after breakfast or extend your holiday and spend some time exploring.

 Isle of Scilly Walking Holiday
by Plane
8 day itinerary
6 days walking and 7 nights
(cost of flights not included)

Suggested Itinerary:
The Islands can be visited in any order
Day 1: Arrive St Marys by air
Day 2: day exploring St Marys
Day 3: Ferry to and from St Martins day exploring St Martins
Day 4: Ferry to and from Tresco day exploring Tresco and the Abbey Gardens
Day 5: Ferry to and from Bryher day exploring Bryher
Day 6: Ferry to and from St Agnes day exploring St Agnes
Day 7: Ferry to and from Gugh day exploring Gugh
Optional Day(s): extra day(s) in the Isles of Scilly
Day 8: Depart St Marys by air

£657pp
dbl/twin

£860pp
single/occ

£860pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Cost of flights not included
Extra nights from £48 per person per night

Optional Accommodation Upgrades for
The Isles of Scilly Walking Holidays

Can be added when booking online

 

Subject to availability              Supplement per person per night

St Mary’s Isles Of Scilly
Star Castle Hotel

double/twin
£159

single
please ask

You will staying in St Mary’s more than one night on your itinerary, therefore the price of upgrade is the per night price.

What’s included
in your UK Isles of Scilly Walking Holiday

  • accommodation at a high quality guest house, inn or small hotel on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • return transfer on Scillonian III from Penzance (when selected the ferry option)
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  • Ordnance Survey map of Scilly Isles
  • Guide book for The Isles of Scilly

 

Optional Extras
on your UK Isles of Scilly Walking Holiday

  • upgrade to the region’s most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks
 

What’s not included
on your UK Isles of Scilly Walking Holiday

  • lunches and dinners
  • travel insurance
  • the cost of inter-island boat trips. You choose the days for these and they can be booked on the day
  • air travel to and from the Isles of Scilly

Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.

Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let’s Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays, and additional accommodation arising out of ferry or flight cancellations.

Should ferries or flights included within your holiday itinerary be cancelled or delayed Let’s Go Biking Ltd will endeavour to arrange alternative accommodation which may be subject to additional charges.
We will also assist with arranging onward land transfers (where appropriate) as we deem required to enable you to continue your holiday as originally scheduled.

This is in addition to our existing booking conditions.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

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Isle of Scilly Walking Holiday: How to get there

  • By Plane to Newquay, Exeter, Bristol, or Isles of Scilly
  • By Car to Penzance where parking is available
  • By Train to Penzance
  • By Bus/Coach to Penzance

Based on St Marys with day trips to St Martins, Tresco, St Agnes, Bryher and Gugh.

Isles of Scilly walking holiday with Let's Go Walking

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