Walking in the Isles of Scilly
11 walks and 4 boat trips exploring the best of the islands
By Paddy Dillon
A guidebook to 11 easy walks (2.5 to 16km) and 4 boat trips on the Scilly Isles. The routes explore Tresco, St Martin's, St Mary's and Bryher, as well as some of the smaller Scilly Isles, all designated as an AONB. The guide includes information on the history, geology and ecology of the islands, which are designated as Heritage coast.
SeasonsMild climate all year round. You should pre-book accommodation in August, as it gets busy.
CentresHugh Town, St Agnes, Bryher, Tresco, St Martin's
DifficultyAll easy, low-level walks
Must SeeWildflowers, Hugh Town Garrison, Tresco Abbey Garden, boat trips (including the 'Seabird Specials'), Bird Life
Where to Buy
Paddy Dillon is a prolific walker and guidebook writer, with over 90 guidebooks to his name and contributions to 40 other titles. He has written extensively for several outdoor publications and has appeared on radio and television. Paddy is an indefatigable long-distance walker who has walked all of Britain's National Trails and several major European trails. He has also walked in Nepal, Tibet, Korea, Africa and the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the US. Paddy is a member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.
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