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The Holy Island of Lindisfarne

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Address: TD15 2SE, England
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A peaceful oasis.

If you can stay overnight, do. Not a large island. Easy walks with wonderful views and flowers. also birds and seal singing. Be sure to check the tides though. Dry weather... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

If you can stay overnight, do. Not a large island. Easy walks with wonderful views and flowers. also birds and seal singing. Be sure to check the tides though. Dry weather a help!

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doncaster england
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This island is really wonderful and peaceful. It is a lovely place to visit on a nice day. There is a castle and a priory

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Excellent choice of attractions. Quaint gift shops with friendly staff. You can male it the ultimate experience and stay in the hotels.All visitors must visit the distillery where they make the famous lindisfane mead.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We went to Lindisfarne, ready to go with tide tables with us. You can download them to avoid getting stuck or missing getting onto the island. We did have plans to walk across the causeway but be warned is 2.9 miles and then you are walking all round the island. Advice would be to see The Priory, as a great... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Provides an interesting trip over the causeway and makes for an interesting trip. The castle is interesting as well as the local environment. A minor drawback are the crowds in such a small place.

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yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Holy Island is a wonderful place which everyone should take their time to visit. The best time to visit is when the tide is in most of the day as the daytrippers go off the island leaving it all to yourself, even when they are there, there are some very nice beaches within walking distance from the village to get... More 

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Kirkby in Furness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Lindisfarne is an island part of the time as it is connected to a causeway that is flooded twice a day by the tides. Principal attractions there are the castle [National Trust], the priory [English Heritage] and the church [St. Mary's]. You can add isolation and away from it all if you wish. AS this is fundamentally a Christian visit... More 

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The island was lovely. the walk to the castle was very steep & rough tracked. the priory was beautiful as was the village, but I have to agree with a previous review that you had to watch where you walked. it is a shame that dog walkers, or some of them, did not clean up after their dogs. Well worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

By far, the most stunning place I have ever visited. Some jaw dropping snaps of the island itself, the priory and the seafront/harbour. Whats more impressive is the castle. What a view!! I have come away some pictures that you would see on postcards, flyers etc. The whole place is unbelievable. Be warned though, please do check the tide timings... More 

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Had a great trip to the island although some of the attractions like the Castle and the Abbey are a bit expensive to get into. Apart from that it is really nice to wander about the narrow streets, looking at the local produce, artwork etc. The causeway is not a problem if you ensure you know the tide times.

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Address: TD15 2SE, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Holy Island

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