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"If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't you'll find an excuse". - Jim Rohn

Back in Germany, we love remembering the wonderful week we had walking with you along the coasts of Cornwall. The pictures on your blog are beautiful!

– Ruprecht and Ilona, Germany

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Isles of Scilly guided walking week

Guided walking week on the Isles of Scilly

 Not just one but two guided walking weeks on the Isles of Scilly 2019 in April/May and September

Dates are Friday 26th April to Friday 3rd May and Saturday September 14th - 21st 2019.

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I'm ecstatic to announce that after 18 years of walking in Cornwall I have finally added not one but two guided walking holidays on the Isles of Scilly. 8 days and 7 nights with 5 main islands to walk around. Having spent this past April over there for 11 days the Islands sprinkled their magic over me and I am smitten. The sub tropical islands have wonderful views, stories, archaeological history and maritime heritage plus the flora and fauna are all very special, especially with the thousands of propagated plants and trees on view in the famous Abbey Gardens on Tresco which we will visit.

We will stay overlooking the bay of the main port of Hugh Town on St Mary's and will take the boats in the morning to different islands and spend a day on each of the main islands so we see them top to toe.

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The Isles of Scilly are full of the stories of legends, shipwrecks and strategic importance and it has the highest amount of burial chambers and antiquities in Western Europe which for the small overall amount of landspace is a phenomenal achievement.

The everchanging weather and colours will mean that you are constantly checking 360 degree views and the night skies when it is clear is awe inspiring with the arm of the Milky Way clearly visible.

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I am limited to around 12/14 people for April 26th - May 3rd and September 14th - 21st so if you are interested This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Although only 27 miles from the Cornish coast it is another world. Getting there, you can take the three hour boat trip from Penzance, an extremely regular 20 minute plane ride or the new helicopter from a variety of places. I will help with all the permutations and organise how you will get there. All you do is turn up and I, as efver will organise your week. We travel to and from the islands by boat with trips between 15 and 30 minutes to and from the main islands. some days the sea is calm and others not so and the local saying is "there's a sea out there" when a little choppy:-).

Although there are 5 mian islands there are only 2200 people who live on the Islands and there are stretches of beaches that will not have another soul on them. A beach to ourselves more often than not as we traverse the coastal paths around the islands.

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The walking is graded easy as the highest point is only 51m above sea level. However we do walk between 6 and 10 miles per day and you can go scrambling up a few granite tors or skirt around them as you so wish.

For gardening fans, we also visit the famous Abbey Gardens on Tresco home of thousands of sub tropical plants from around the world.

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 Interested? Then This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the Isles of Scilly guided walking holiday 2019.

Friday April 26th - Friday 3rd May 2019 or Saturday 14th September - Saturday 21st 2019.

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