Experience Scilly's Fascinating Heritage

Isles of Scilly

Scilly's history is compelling - especially as it mingles so effortlessly with modern-day life. Explore it for yourself.

Our tiny land mass is home to 239 scheduled monuments, giving the islands a greater density of historical sites here than anywhere else in the British Isles. From maritime shipwrecks to Bronze Age burial chambers dating back 3,000 years: from deserted Christian chapelson St. Helen's to heavily fortified castles,

Explore headlands from the British Civil War and wander the coasts that has been battered by waves for eons. 

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Heritage on the Isles of ScillyHeritage on the Isles of Scilly © Dave Culpin / VisitScilly
Lighthouse on the Isles of ScillyLighthouse on the Isles of Scilly © VisitScilly
Bust of Father Neptune on the Isles of ScillyBust of Father Neptune on the Isles of Scilly © Bryony Garrett / VisitScilly
Heritage Site on St Martin'sHeritage Site on St Martin's © Micky Thompson / VisitScilly

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