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The Holy Island of Lindisfarne

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Beautiful island with a mysterious air. Pray for good weather though!

From the interesting drive across the causeway to the great views what's not to like about The Holy Island. It has lots of enigmatic history and a reasonable museum with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Ruislip
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

From the interesting drive across the causeway to the great views what's not to like about The Holy Island. It has lots of enigmatic history and a reasonable museum with interactive displays gives you a good insight into the island's past. The Priory is a must see and the 13th Century church nearby is well worth a visit. There are... More 

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Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We, ( 10 & 13 year old plus 2 adults) took a trip over to the Holy Isle of Lindisfarne whilst staying at nearby Seashouses and it was a lovely evening. Holy Island is only reachable by car when the tide is out, check the tide time table in advance for when it is safe to cross and get back... More 

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We popped over to Holy Island for a few hours and parked in the main car park (£2.20 for 3 hours and £4.40 all day if I remember correctly). Walked into town past the farm stalls (the first one is the produce from a local farm unlike other stalls as their HUGE board tells you - made my chuckle). One... More 

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Biddulph, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

To avoid disappointment, check the tide times because the causeway is under water at high tide. Likewise noting the recommended times to leave. Lots to see and do especially if members of English Heritage and or the National Trust. Good pubs and cafes and a visit to the Meadery is not to be missed. Malt whisky lovers look out for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Should be on everyone's bucket list. Need a minimum of 3 hours but preferably an overnight stay. Friendly locals, the best raspberries and strawberries grown on the island. Plenty to do for everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

What a wonderful place, thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Very peaceful and nice little gifts in the post office 😄

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

It's truly a wonderful place to visit. The drive over to the island is quite an adventure in itself. I think if I had known that there were so many places to stay on the island, then we would have most certainly spent our break there. I have to say that I was expecting the island to offer a more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We are members of National Trust so a visit to Holy Island was a given during our recent stay in the area. We loved every minute we spent on the island; spectacular views, beautifully kept properties and gardens. Lindisfarne Castle and grounds is a must; maybe not for people with mobility problems due to the amount of stairs to climb,... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This wonderful place is separated by a causeway please plan your trip around the road being open. I would suggest going when the causeway is closing so you are stranded on the island while most tourists will be off to avoid crowds. Take a picnic as some places will close . Do see the quirky castle if you walk to... More 

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Markham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Lindisfarne is a great day trip. We went on a tour so only had a few hours, but I think an overnight stay would be great. There are a lot of B & B's you could stay at. The walk up to the Castle takes about 20 minute or you can catch the local bus. It sits right out on... More 

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