Scillies


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Scillies

[ˈsɪlɪz] NPL Scilly Isles [ˈsɪlɪˌaɪlz] NPLIslas fpl Sorlinga

Scillies

, Scilly Isles
plScillyinseln pl
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In March 1651, the Dutch declared war on the Scillies.
Surprisingly, when we reached The Scillies, it appeared that the wind coming across these very low islands was significantly lessened.
Mary's in the Scillies, and 200 miles north of Shetland, increasing journey times by at least an hour, not to mention additional cost.
WILSON: SCILLY ISLES THEY loved the Scillies so much that in 1958 Harold Wilson and wife Mary bought land for PS200 and built a three-bed bungalow which they visited for the rest of their lives.
Isles Discovery Cruise 10 days from PS839 Sailing from Tilbury on board Magellan, 3 September 2016 Stornoway on the island of Lewis, and pretty Tobermory on Mull - as well as the lovely Scillies - are among the highlights of this wonderful cruise.
And over on the Scillies the word "visitors", as used by the islanders, has just the faintest flicker of disrespect to it, a sly nod to the meaning "head-lice".
The Scillies comprise five inhabited and numerous uninhabited islands.
And the final Blue Riband holder was the Queen Mary, in 1938, when she steamed from Bishop Rock at the Scillies to Ambrose Light at New York in an amazing 3 days, 21 hours and 48 minutes.
The narrative links the calamitous, yet fascinating, sinking of the Lusitania, a little girl discovered, quite wild, on an uninhabited isle in the Scillies, daily life on the Isles of Scilly during that period and personal tragedies.
Nesting seabirds have been in decline on the Scillies for decades.
A wide range of on-board leisure facilities Grand British Isles from Hull on board MV Discovery Departs 26 March 2014 This hugely enjoyable circumnavigation of our sceptred isle includes the island outposts of Shetland, Mull, Guernsey and the Scillies, as well as calls at remote Scottish outpost Scrabster, the great cities of Edinburgh, Belfast and Dublin and an inaugural visit to historic Dover, gateway to the beautiful Garden of England.
uk), with three AAA stars, is the highest-rated hotel in the Scillies, a smart oasis in a picturesque cove.