Cheap Isles Of Scilly Vacation Packages
Located at the southernmost tip of England, the Isles of Scilly are an archipelago of 145 islands in the Cornish peninsula of Great Britain. They are considered the Mecca of bird watching in Europe and are home to many rare species that come here during in spring and autumn. Isles of Scilly are blessed with spectacular natural scenery, historical heritage (that dates back to the Roman era) and a mild climate- a trio that is uncharacteristic of most of the other archipelagos in the world. The visitors would take a liking for the amiable climatic conditions here that have almost never seen sub-zero temperatures or heavy rainfall to yield sprawling acres of colorful flowers here.
Places of Interest in Isles of Scilly
Isles of Scilly Museum
If you believe that the best way to get to know a place is through its historical identity, the Isles of Scilly Museum is just the place for you in the British archipelago. This museum has a number of historical artifacts that range from old shipwrecks, archaeological sites and some Romano-British relics that depict a chronological tale of this archipelago as it has happened since the first morning here.
Tresco Abbey Gardens
Tresco Abbey Gardens are essentially a botanical garden with a number of subtropical plants that were planted in nineteenth century. Located centrally on the island of Tresco in the Isles, it mostly contains Elms, Sycamores, Oaks, Poplars, Monterey Cypresses and Monterey Pines. Small animals like red squirrels and golden pheasants present here are treat to watch.
Some coastal regions of the Isles of Scilly are very rocky and have been the reason of numerous shipwrecks. Noticing this in 1840, a proprietor of the island decided to put the remains of these shipwrecks together. His efforts can now be seen at the Valhalla Museum that contains about numerous collectibles that were recovered from underwater and date back to nineteenth century.