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Old 17th October 2018
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Re: Scilly Isle

Originally Posted by Jim Ford View Post
I thought that they'd stopped helicopter flights a year or so ago.

A friend of mine that went there a few years ago said that the locals stated that people going there by ferry often return by helicopter, because the sea voyage can be so rough and unpleasant!

Yes the Penzance flights finished as you say. But they come from Newquay now, but maybe only on organised trips, ie to a specific hotel. Certainly saw and heard them in 2016 when I was last there.

However, they are supremely beautiful, and I have sailed there quite a few times, only once on the ferry in 1968! Well worth a holiday. Look forward seeing Dave's photos from there...
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