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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Marco Polo's fourth cruise departs from Cardiff on Wednesday, May 15, and will visit the Isles of Scilly, Guernsey in the Channel Islands, and Honfleur in France.
Marco Polo's fourth cruise departs from Cardiff on Wednesday, May 15 and will visit the Isles of Scilly, Guernsey in the Channel Islands and Honfleur in France.
Enjoy a few days aboard this muchloved vessel, as she heads to vibrant Irish capital Dublin and flower-strewn Isles of Scilly.
The Isles of Scilly are just a short journey from the mainland by sea on the Scillonian ferry from Penzance or by air on the Skybus from Land's End, Newquay or Exeter airports.
By giving welcome - but limited - support to remote areas of Scotland and the Isles of Scilly, the Government is barely scratching the surface of a problem which is crippling the countryside.
Allan Hicks, manager of the Isles of Scilly airport on St Mary's, said: ``They were lucky the fishing boat saw them and went straight to them.
One sign of progress is the green light for an electronic ID project involving 300 farms and two livestock markets across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
First published in 1988 as West Country Cruising, Mark Fishwick's definitive sailing guide for the ever attractive coastline of Dorset, Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly combines a skilful blend of pilotage and cruising information, enhanced with full colour photography, including many additional aerial views, and a wealth of absorbing local history and general interest.
Covering Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, the committee needs two members to represent farming and business.
The Isles of Scilly have very low tides in May and June, creating a long sand bar in the channel between islands Tresco and Bryher.
There are visits to scenic Pembrokeshire and one of Ireland's most attractive cities - Cork - and a full day in the exquisite surroundings of the Isles of Scilly, one of Britain's most unspoiled corners.
Treasury Chief Secretary Danny Alexander announced plans in October for a pilot scheme that would cover Orkney, Shetland, the Inner and Outer Hebrides and the Isles of Scilly.
The Britons had been attempting to row from New York to the Isles of Scilly to try to break the current record of 55 days set in 1896.
The search began off the coast of Cornwall, 60 miles north west of the Isles of Scilly just after 7pm yesterday.