Win a holiday on the Isle of Scilly
PUBLISHED: 16:25 08 May 2017 | UPDATED: 16:26 08 May 2017
Discover the UK destination that's like nowhere else in England and make your escape to the Isles of Scilly in 2017
Isle of Scilly Travel and Visit Isles of Scilly have teamed up with St Mary’s Hall Hotel to offer one lucky winner and their companion a three-night stay at this elegant townhouse hotel on the island of St Mary’s, along with return Skybus flights for two adults from either Exeter, Newquay or Land’s End Airport.
The Isles of Scilly, nestled 28 miles off the coast of Cornwall, are outstandingly beautiful, uncrowded and unspoilt. Everything looks and feels quite different here, and life moves at an easier pace.
St Mary’s Hall Hotel is situated on the edge of Hugh Town, St Mary’s, minutes from sandy beaches and a short walk from the quay. Set within its own Mediterranean-style garden, the hotel has 26 rooms, a bar and a restaurant, Sprit, which serves fresh, seasonal food from an imaginative menu, with locally-produced ingredients and rare-breed meat from the hotel’s own home farm. Start your day with a homemade breakfast, made using fresh, locally sourced produce, before setting off to explore all Scilly has to offer.
St Mary’s is the main island but is still a world away from the hustle and bustle of mainland Britain. Totalling just six square miles, it boasts some of the finest beaches in the UK as well as colourful, sub tropical plant life, rare birds and breath taking sea views from a number spectacular vantage points. Immerse yourself in the rich island history or set out to explore St Mary’s on foot or by bike and enjoy the heightened creativity of island life through painting, photography or crafts.
Island hop by boat and you might catch sight of basking sharks, seals, dolphins and sea birds. Basking in the mildest climate in the UK, the islands are magical, peaceful and unforgettable. Offering life’s simplest pleasures, many come to beachcomb on the deserted beaches, picnic on the sand, soak up the sunsets and gaze at star filled skies. And everyone can savour fresh seafood in beachside cafes or local ale at a traditional pub.
You’ll enjoy breathtaking views of this unique archipelago as you soar over the Cornish coast on your Skybus flight, which takes less than an hour to reach Scilly from Exeter, half an hour from Newquay or an all-too-brief 15 minutes from Land’s End.
The closing date for entries is 30 June 2017.
Terms & Conditions
The prize is valued at up to £1,500; there is no cash alternative available. Breakfasts and accommodation for three nights are included. All other meals, drinks and sundries are not included in the prize. The prize includes: i) Return flights on Skybus for two people from the UK mainland to the Isles of Scilly, departing from either Exeter, Newquay or Land’s End Airport (islesofscilly-travel.co.uk); ii) Three nights bed and breakfast accommodation at St Mary’s Hall Hotel (stmaryshallhotel.co.uk). The hotel is open from 18th March until 18th October so the prize must be taken within these dates. Travel to and from the point of departure and airport car parking is not included. The prize is not to be used in conjunction with any current bookings or discounts. Excludes travel and accommodation on Bank Holiday weekends and school holidays. Travel to be taken during the months of April, May, September and October. Winners will be selected at random. Employees of Archant Life, Isles of Scilly Steamship Group, Visit Isles of Scilly, St Mary’s Hall Hotel, their family members or anyone else connected in any way with the competition shall not be permitted to enter. No cash alternative to the prizes will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Holiday dates are subject to availability.