Live and work on the Isles of Scilly

Find somewhere to live, somewhere to work and people to help

In addition to being a useful local resource, this section is designed for the benefit of those who are looking to relocate  to the Isles of Scilly on a permanent basis and those who seek to work a summer season or spend a little bit of time here on a temporary contract. Finding work and somewhere to stay is not easy as jobs and accommodation are limited in a small place like Scilly but great opportunities do come up so be sure to keep coming back to this page. 

Jobs on the Isles of Scilly

This is Scilly offers free advertising to any business or individual offering paid or voluntary employment on the islands so do notify us of your opportunities. Simply email us at with the details.

Accommodation on the Isles of Scilly

This is Scilly offers free advertising to anyone offering accommodation to rent on the islands, whether it is a home or just a room. We also offer free advertising to anyone seeking accommodation to rent. Simply email us at with the details.

For the benefit of those seeking to purchase accommodation on the islands there are three estate agents, Island PropertiesSibleys Island Homes and Scilly Homes, Their knowledge and experience will ensure your relocation is as stress-free as possible.


These organisations are all worth approaching should you be looking to rent, as is the Duchy of Cornwall, which provides homes for rent throughout the islands although these are most often made available to residents on their waiting list.


For winter lets you can also contact Scilly Self Catering and come2scilly.

Isles of Scilly services directory

Here you will find a list of businesses and service providers on the islands. 

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