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Billy Shiel's Boat Trips

4 Southfield Avenue | Seahouses, NE68 7YT, England
01665 720 308
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

There is no doubt the wildlife is amazing. We had puffins only about half a metre from us (the main purpose of our holiday, which saw us travel from the South Coast to Northumberland), However, the words "cash" and "cow" spring to mind regarding the boat trip. We took the whole day trip because we love puffins. This cost £70ish... More

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Boulmer, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

This is definitely by far the best boat trip at seahouses, staff from start to finish were brilliant, highly informative whilst out at the Islands and answered any questions we had. Took my 5yr old daughter on board and they were on hand to help her on and off the boat. Sea was calm and sun was out couldnt ask... More

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Fantastic boat trip to the Farne Islands to see the nesting seabirds, especially the Puffins. Without a doubt the highlight of our visit to Seahouses.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

We read other reviews and decided to book in advance for a Monday midday trip, although it probably wasn't necessary for a weekday. £15 each for adults (no concession for pensioners). We were told to arrive at 11:45 for the 12:00 trip. I'm glad we did since we spent a bit of time looking for a parking space - we... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

We did thre 10 o'clock trip to Farne Islands. Easy to book, good value. Narrator told you all you wanted to know without bombarding you, and questions welcomed. We were lucky with the weather on the day, and the environment, as well as the birds, was very interesting.

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Oxfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Stayed in Northumberland for a few days in June and we were keen to take advantage of not just the good weather, but the chance to visit and have an hour stop over on Inner Farne in the Farne Islands. Billy Shiels got such excellent reviews, that we didn't really investigate other trips on the day we went. I found... More

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Our family of 6, 2 adults 2 children and my 2 parents went on a One and a half hour boat trip round all the Islands. The trip was excellent, we saw hundreds of puffins seals and other birds on the trip. We booked the trip the night before and picked up the tickets at the booth in the morning.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Good value for money, we did the one and a half hour trip around the Farne Islands, the commentary was good and a lot of trouble was taken to make sure that everyone on the boat could take advantage of the sights. My only criticism would be that having stood in a queue for forty minutes, the boat was late... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We took the whole day trip to the Farnes but could only land on Inner Farne due to tidal conditions, so the Skipper took us in close to the cliffs on Staple Island to photograph the nesting sea birds. We were then dropped off back at Seahouses and went out again in the afternoon to visit Inner Farne. We had... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

We were disappointed with Billy Sheil's boat trip. We have always used this company in the past and have been impressed until now. In the past we have been lucky enough to have a commentary enroute, pointing out various types of seabirds and seals etc. Today there was no commentary until we had almost arrived at our destination. Also, the... More

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