Isles of Scilly

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an archipelago of small islands off the southwestern coast of England near the entrance to the English Channel

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Book by 31 Oct 2012 MS Discovery & MS Marco Polo British Isles Discovery Cruise This wonderful summertime cruise around our 'sceptred isle' also includes the pretty Normandy port of Honfleur and the 'fair city' of Dublin, in addition to some delightful island and mainland calls, with Guernsey, the Scillies, and remote Stornoway in the Outer Hebrides amongst the unforgettable highlights.
Land's End Airport is a core part of our business and we wanted to secure its long-term future, said Jeff Marston, chief executive of the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company which operates the airport and the Skybus service to the Scillies.
00 Springtime Gardens Cruise This delightful springtime voyage from Hull sees Ocean Countess call at the pretty French port of Honfleur, idyllic Guernsey and the sub-tropical paradise of the Scillies, before heading north to Liverpool via the wonderful 'island' of Anglesey.
Options for a close-to-home trip could include the Scillies to Skye on a round-the-British-Isles cruise, a French vineyards-and-chateaux cruise or a mini-cruise for a long weekend in Amsterdam or Antwerp for relaxation, sightseeing and shopping.
He said they had applied to the European Commission for a derogation on fuel duty for remote islands only, including Orkney and Shetland, as well as the Scillies.
The Scillies are notedfor their tranquilityandlaid-backwayof life but there's certainly plenty to do if you're so inclined and a lot of that involves getting on a boat.
The giant box crab was caught 80 miles west of The Scillies at a depth of 60 fathoms (110 metres) by skipper Matthew Keast on his boat Harvest Reaper while fishing for turbot.
Whilst disembarking on your next visit to the Scillies, if you should accidentally bump into a person in uniform tapping the ground with a white stick and cursing in a strange foreign tongue, you have just met their new air traffic controller.
Ever since a ruddy-faced farmer named William Trevelick gathered 30 bunches of daffodils and sent them to London's Covent Garden Market in a hatbox for seven shillings and sixpence in 1870, the Scillies have become dependent on flower exports.
On his return to London from the Scillies, Wilson quizzed the MoD on whether there had been any 'unusual activity' by Soviet vessels.
One thing about the Isles of Scillies flights is that they are not cheap, Southampton return [pounds sterling]270 and even a day trip from Land's End [pounds sterling]90.
The Pink Lady crew have to pass Bishop's Rock Lighthouse on the Scillies by August 23 in order to break the world record for the fastest North Atlantic row from Canada.
00 Celtic Explorer Sailing from Liverpool on board MV Discovery Departs 2 September 2014 ThiS wonderful Short CRUISE from MERSEYSIDE SeeS DiScovery take in Ireland'S SouthweSt port of Cobh, gateway to the lively city of Cork, call at the iSland idyll of the ScillieS, where Stunning TreSco GARDENS HOUSE Britain'S fineSt tropical plant collection, and offer an opportunity to explore the GLORIOUS PembrokeShire coaSt, crowned by St David'S Cathedral.
Almost on Old Town Beach and steps away from the coastal path on St Mary's, this family-run guesthouse is perfectly placed to explore the Scillies.
00 Celtic Explorer Cruise Sailing on board MV Discovery sailing from Liverpool returning to Harwich Departs 16 May 2013 Sailing from Liverpool's sparkling new Pier Head, this wonderful value short break cruise takes in Ireland's port of Cobh, gateway to the lively Cork, visits the island outposts of the Scillies and Guernsey, and calls at the historic Cornish port of Falmouth and Portland, on the ancient 'Jurassic Coast'.