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Address: NE68 7YT, England
Phone Number: 01665 720651
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Activities: Scuba diving, Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching
Description: A group of islands on the very north-east of England which represent one...
A group of islands on the very north-east of England which represent one of the greatest dangers to shipping around the entire British Isles.
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A trip to the Farne Islands is a must for nature lovers. Went on a 3 hours tour of the islands with Billy Shiels trips (booked at Seahouses) and had a wonderful time. The tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

A trip to the Farne Islands is a must for nature lovers. Went on a 3 hours tour of the islands with Billy Shiels trips (booked at Seahouses) and had a wonderful time. The tour takes in all the Islands and draws in close to view the seal colony. We then stopped on Inner Farne for one hour and saw... More 

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Blyth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

What can I say farne islands is the jewel in the Northumberland crown the islands are stunning the birds and seals are natures gifts to our coast line

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Broadway, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Having visited a couple of years ago, a return trip was top of the list for our holiday this especially for the puffins. Plenty of the puffins were still about so had great fun watching them and all the other wildlife. The National Trust do a great job on the Farne's and can thoroughly recommend a visit to support what... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Had a lovely boat trip with my girlfriend to Farne islands. Seing those wildlife in person is such an amazing experience. the place is good for families, couples, or even for loners who just wanted to have a piece of mother nature. for those who have sea sickness, better to take your medicine before the trip and bring along with... More 

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Pickering
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

First time I've been in July and because the tern chicks have hatched the terns are a little friendlier. This island is a great place to see wildlife up close. Go for the day and take in Staple and Inner Farne but remember if you are not a National Trust member you have to pay to land on both islands... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed this, suitable for a whole family plus dog, which we left on the boat when we disembarked. Amazing experience to be so close to nesting birds. Peole running the boat were very informative and the national trust people remaining on the island. Brilliant.

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Bright, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Farne Island is a trip that you will never forget. Make sure you go in the breeding season, thousands and I mean thousands of birds nesting and flying around your head. The puffins are my favorite. Photographers paradise so don't forget your camera. Went with Billy Shiels only 15 pounds for two and a half hours and 1 full hour... More 

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Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We saw seals and lots of birds diving to catch fish. It was a fun trip out while camping in the area.

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Sussex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Well worth a boat trip and landing on an island. We went with Billy Sheils but there are other boat trips available down on the pier which may not be so full. Trip out gives you plenty of chances to see basking seals. Landing on Inner Farne will cost you if you're not a National Trust member. Birds own this... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We were fortunate enough to be there when the puffins were breeding and so had the most extraordinary day. Billy Sheils does a great job in taking you out to the islands and showing you around before dropping you off for an hour on the island where you are surrounded by an unbelievable assortment of seabirds. You really do get... More 

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Address: NE68 7YT, England
Phone Number: 01665 720651
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland

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