Remind yourself of life’s simple pleasures on a budget break

Isles of Scilly, Cornwall

Contrary to popular belief, you can visit Scilly on a budget. Sail over on the ferry and camp with your family – the beaches and views are free!

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Scilly is a great destination for cheap UK breaks. Enjoy a 2hr 45min sail across from Penzance on the Scillonian III ferry, choose a campsite (there is one on every island except Tresco, booking in advance is advisable), and immerse yourself in a quality of life long lost to many other parts of England. 

Encourage the children to forget the Wi-Fi for a bit and remind them of more simple pleasures. Enjoy the freedom of the Isles of Scilly and indulge in a number of cheap and free things to do.

Search for shells along the white sand beaches, take a walk around the coastal paths and drink in the views. Go rock-pooling, build dens, take a picnic and explore another island for the day.

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