The Scilly Isles - a perfect excursion
With only six inhabited islands and numerous rocky islets lying 28 miles off Cornwall’s western tip, could the Scilly Isles be Britain’s best-kept holiday secret - and the highlight of your Cornish holiday? Your Kenegie Manor base is just minutes from Penzance heliport or the town’s quays. Whether you travel aboard the Scillonian III ferry, or on one of the frequent Scilly Isles helicopter flights, it’s never been easier to reach Cornwall’s unspoilt island paradise.
Scilly Isles highlights
- Exotic subtropical plants and wild flowers
- Easily reached by boat, plane (Scilly Skybus) or helicopter
- Ancient cairns and castles to explore
- Fascinating wildlife (including the Eastern Scilly Isles seals)
- Stunning landscapes of rugged granite, open heathland and white sandy beaches...
- Clear blue water - the Scilly Isles are perfect for watersports
- The smallest football league in the world - just two teams
Scilly Isles day trips are an easy possibility
Penzance to the Scilly Isles is just a 20 minute flight! From Kenegie Manor, a visit makes an unforgettable excursion. Whether you travel by plane, boat, or by helicopter to the Scilly Isles, reaching this idyllic archipelago couldn’t be easier - or more rewarding when you arrive.
Whether you visit for a day or a week, the Isles of Scilly offer amazing contrasts. St Mary’s, the largest island, offers nature trails, country walks, and the main shopping area in Hugh Town In addition there’s St Martin's - beckoning with its contrasting gorse moors, flower fields and dazzling white beaches.
Then there’s tiny Bryher, the smallest community, and Tresco, Scilly Isles - the second largest with its sub-tropical Abbey Gardens packed with southern-hemisphere plants. And don’t forget the secluded coves, seventeenth-century lighthouse and unforgettable Atlantic views from remote St Agnes... Island hopping is one of the highlights of a visit to the Scilly Isles.
Make sure you experience the Scilly Isles when you visit Cornwall - they really are a wise choice for perfect holiday relaxation.