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PHOTOS: Ten times Scilly looked simply tropical

PHOTOS: Ten times Scilly looked simply tropical

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 7:01am 5th January 2019. (Updated at 4:39pm 22nd February 2019)

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Not many people look forward to January or get enthusiastic about the cold weather, especially with a cold weather alert out for Cornwall.

But if you haven’t booked that winter getaway to beat the post-Christmas blues, fear not!

We have our own piece of paradise right on our doorstep - the Isles of Scilly!

So we think a bit of armchair travel is in order, with shots of the islands looking simply tropical.

Here are 10 photos of paradise! (You’re welcome)

Hard to believe these gardens are on our doorstep...

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Tresco Abbey Garden is literally my idea of a tropical PARADISE 🌴🌍Normally I’m not a big one for gardens - I’d much rather be chilling out at the beach, but these gardens on Tresco Island are actually incredible. I find it hard to believe that they’re even in the UK let alone so close to Cornwall. The Isles of Scilly aka the ‘sunshine Isles’ enjoy a year-round mild climate and an early spring due to being so close to the warm Gulf Stream ☀️ I like to think of the Isles of Scilly as Cornwall’s own tropical islands and I’m already so excited to plan some more adventures around the islands next Summer!✨ @islesofscillytravel @trescoisland #TrescoAbbeyGarden #Paradise #IslesOfScilly

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Just look at these crystal clear waters...

We think this could be New Zealand....

And if this isn't an enviable sunset then we don't know what is...

Even when it snows the turquoise waters are amazing!

The coastline is just breathtaking...

Can you beat it when the sun shines?

The colours in the sky are unbeatable...

It really is dreamy!

We'd sail away to this scene any day!

Have you got a favourite spot on the Scillies?

Let us know why you love the islands in the comments form below...

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