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The Holy Island of Lindisfarne

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Address: TD15 2SE, England
Phone Number: +44 1289 389230
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A lovely place to visit

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Thank Peter C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Some lovely walks with abundant birdlife, magnificent views to Bamburgh and the Farne Islands, and almost 2000 years of history to explore. A unique and fascinating day out!

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Thank Philip D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The charm of this peaceful Island has me coming back often, whilst on the Island you can watch the seals in the water or basking on the rocks, walk round the quaint village and its shops, enjoy the history of the area and its quiet beaches. Watch stunning sun rises and sunsets. Forget the hustle of the world and enjoy... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always check the tide tables before going over the Causeway to Lindisfarne. Walking is brilliant with a Natuonal a Trust map. Walk around the nature reserve and round the whole island. Very interesting look out point and harbour. The castle is stunning high on the the rock. Unbelievable day.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Peaceful, tranquil and quiet. Out of season at the moment so very few visitors but we walked for miles and saw all the attractions. Well worth a visit if you need to recharge the batteries and get away from the rat race

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As soon as I cross the causeway to Holy Island I feel a sense of peace that I have not found anywhere else although I have travelled to many countries. A word of WARNING though - ALWAYS CHECK THE TIDE TIMETABLES WHICH ARE CLEARLY DISPLAYED. I think the rhythm of the tides make this a special place - Lindisfarne is... More 

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