Isles of Scilly - United Kingdom

(1) inhabited until 1855The islands' position produces a place of great contrast—the ameliorating effect of the sea means they rarely have frost or snow, which allows local farmers to grow flowers well ahead of those on the island of Britain. The largest agricultural product is cut flowers, mostly daffodils. Exposure to Atlantic winds means that spectacular winter gales lash the islands from time to time.This is reflected in the landscape, most clearly seen on Tresco where the lush sub-tropical Abbey Gardens on the sheltered southern end of the island contrast with the low heather and bare

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Alice F :

thinking of moving to the scilly isles - is it possible to rent on the island of st mary's and how much does it cost?

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bede :

Great grandfather Thomas Thompson. His father Richard,mother Susannah

pumba1029 :
"my great grandma is from venice and my grandpa and my great grand pa are from scilly... thats my mom side I dont know anything about italians i was brought up hispanic from my dads side"

 

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anarmyofme
Date: 2008-03-04 13:53:20

A cargo ship captain who was seriously injured in a force 10 gale off the Isles of Scilly is in hospital after being rescued by helicopter.


bacwebdesign
Date: 2008-03-04 13:53:20

The island of St Mary’s in Britain’s Scilly Isles can pride themselves on having the craziest football league in the world


bryanw
Date: 2008-03-04 13:53:20

The Three Hundred and Thirty Five Years' War (1651–1986) was a war between the Netherlands and the Isles of Scilly (located off the southwest coast of the United Kingdom). It is said to have been extended by the lack of a peace treaty for 335 years without a single shot being fired, which would make it one of the world's longest wars and the war wi


ahsannifty
Date: 2008-03-04 13:53:20

The rare red-barbed ant is found only in the Scilly Isles and a small patch of Surrey heathland. The problem? the colony is all the same sex.




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