Next to flying to the Isles of Scilly you can also choose to take the ferry to St Mary Harbour from Penzance. On this ferry you can enjoy the Cornwall coastline from a unique perspective. Enjoy the Isles of Scilly by wildlife and bird watching, island hopping, walking the islands, take on of the historical tours, or go snorkeling with grey seals.
Ferry to Penzance and St Mary's
One of the options to travel to the Isles of Scilly is the ferry from Penzance to St Mary's . On this ferry ride of about 2 hours and 45 mins, you can enjoy the beautiful coast of Cornwall's coastline. You'll be sailing on the famous Scillionian ferry – which has already served the Islands for over 40 years. Be sure to be on time when taking this ferry where dogs are welcome on board, and where bringing a car is a lot more hassle. The trip from Penzance to St Mary's harbor is a bit under 3 hours and is about 36 miles / 58 kilometers.
The ferry – The Scillonian – sails from March to November.
From St. Mary's you can travel to the other Isles of Scilly: Tresco, St. Martin's, Bryher, and St. Agnes by one of the local boatmen. Each island has its own boating company with small vessels sailing back and forth between the Isles.
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