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The Holy Island of Lindisfarne

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
35 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

The island is a must for visitors to the area... but be warned about the old git living opposite the public loos in the village centre... he takes offence to those who park in that area and is both aggressive and has a foul mouth... he may reside there but is not an 'islander' or even Northumbrian ! Go for... More

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Rochester, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

I can see why they chose this as a site for a monastery, other than a day spent in self flagellation I can't think of anything more desolate and soul destroying. If you like spending ridiculous amounts of money on 'artisan artwork' there are plenty of people here willing to take your money and if you are really lucky, you... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Another great day on the island, sunny, fantastic views from the castle and some amazing walks. Loved it and will definately visit again.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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275 reviews 275 reviews
59 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We arrived as soon as the tide had reduced, enough for cars to get across. However many many other tourists had the same idea......The car park was 1/3 full with many preparing to do walking. The cost of parking was between £3.50 and £4.40 for tide times....Rather expensive if you only go for an hour or so. Coaches can park... More

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York, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
16 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Lindisfarne is reached across the causeway and is a lovely island to walk around. Visit the castle for the history and the views. There is an amazing amount of history here and you may need more than one visit to take it all in. We love it when we stay on the island and the causeway closes with the tide,... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We had been for a weekend to Center Parcs to celebrate my 75th birthday with family and , after a wonderful 4 days just my husband and I had 2 nights at Holy Island . It just completed a wonderful celebratory few days. The island is lovely, steeped in history and with so many interesting places to see , as... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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181 reviews 181 reviews
151 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

What a little gem to visit.....Such fun going across the causeway watching all the birds in the mudflats. A birdwatchers paradise!. It was very tiny inside the castle but that made it all the more interesting when you learnt what went on there. The whole area is a continuous story of the saints Cuthbert and Aiden and it puts the... More

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Monmouthshire
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130 reviews 130 reviews
23 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

The popularity of having weddings at Lindisfarne Castle means it will be closed on many Mondays during the summer. It pays to read the sign before walking all the way out. Otherwise our recommendation would be to visit when the castle is open in the afternoon (late tide) as the visitor numbers may be lower prior to the castle closure... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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117 reviews 117 reviews
29 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

There is so much that is wonderful about Lindisfarne but the sheer numbers of people trampling around the island just ruins it for us. Next time, I think we would like to do a "high tide" experience where we are on the island when the tide is in and tourist numbers are limited to the few who can stay on... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Stayed at Berwick apon tweed and visited Lindisfarne 2008 . Lovely place . I had earlier joined both English Heratage and National Trust . Saved a fortune . Would visit again Find out tide times too Had to select earliest time available below , but was summer 2008

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