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Lindisfarne Priory

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Address: TD15 2SE, England (Formerly The Holy Island of Lindisfarne)
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+44 1289 389230
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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It was a crisp cold sunny day, perfect for a trip to Holy Island. The views were magnificent across to Bamburgh Castle. The four year old loved exploring and the exercise and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Lynda R
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Doncaster
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Doncaster
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a crisp cold sunny day, perfect for a trip to Holy Island. The views were magnificent across to Bamburgh Castle. The four year old loved exploring and the exercise and fresh air did him the world of good. Same goes for the rest of us really! You do need good weather if you come up here at this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for a short break. Suitable for families. Don't forget to plan your day and check the tides! Great photo opportunities, especially from the Heugh area at sun rise.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely island steeped in history. Check the tide tables carefully or your stay might be longer than you think. Parking is restricted so best to park in the main car park on your left, costs a couple of quid but well worth it if you are there for a while.

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've visited a couple of times now it's such a lovely little place. Big car park, toilets, lovely gift shops - some selling usual quirky items. Castle is worth a visit you can see for miles! The kids can run free along the beach area and explore. Just make sure you check the tide times I wouldn't fancy getting stuck... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you enjoy the sea and the open air type of place then this is the one for you. You ought to check on high tide times before going over the causeway, just to be sure when you want to be there. For us, we've been several times over the years and our best visit was when we crossed the... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

First things first. If you are planning a visit to the island, you need to view the tide tables before setting off, as the causeway that links the island to the mainland is covered by the tide twice a day. The island itself has a small community where you will find, gift shops, pubs serving food, and historic sites to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

My wife and I drove over the causeway to The Holy Island of Lindisfarne. We had previously checked the times when it is safe to cross the tidal causeway. Only later did we learn that there is a bus service available. We had plenty of time to visit Lindisfarne Castle (now owned by the National Trust) and also Lindisfarne Priory.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved every minute of our visit the the Island, from waiting for the tide to go out so as to cross the causeway, to sitting absorbing the crisp Autumn sunshine in the Jekyll garden at the castle. We never expected to love it anywhere near as much as we did. The scenery is amazing, especially if you are lucky... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Called in just as the tide was coming in and had to stay until it went back out. No hardship, it was quiet with only locals remaining.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

We had a very peaceful time in the Holy island I loved their whisky shop selling all sort of goodies. Castle and walk amazing And great to see the tide coming in to cover the road

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