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The Holy Island of Lindisfarne

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Address: TD15 2SE, England
Phone Number: 01289389230
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Not just any picnic an M&S picnic on beautiful Island!

A great sunny day to visit he island.Fantastic views of the Northumberland coast in all directions. A very busy day to visit on bank holiday weekend ,but plenty of room for all in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed today
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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

A great sunny day to visit he island.Fantastic views of the Northumberland coast in all directions. A very busy day to visit on bank holiday weekend ,but plenty of room for all in car park and on the island. Lots to see and do on you visit. Gift shops,refreshments at cafes and 3 hotels. Amenities include Abbey, Castle,St Cuthberts Centre,Lindisfarne... More 

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Thank Alan C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Looks different through adult eyes... Had a great 3/4 hours here weather was poor but it did not stop us. Will be back sooner as we bought an English heritage membership. Please remember to check tide times.

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Thank Sanderso1
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Loved this place!! I love to see how people used to live!! There we guides inside who were very informative and very enthusiastic!! This is somewhere that I will definitely go back to!!

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Thank melc3010
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was fortunate to visit on a beautiful sunny day. The causeway is in good condition and I hardly noticed the change from the normal road but DO CHECK the tide tables. Large pay and display car park £4.40 all day in 2016. The island has miles of walks, a castle (National Trust) and a lovely church amongst other places... More 

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Thank Mervyn J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we had a great time even though it rained we enjoyed the views due to my disability we did not do the castle or priory as felt would not be good for myself

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Thank Stephen C
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth checking out the tides and planning a visit even if you don't wish to pay to enter the castle (National Trust) or priory (English Heritage) - you can see the exterior of both without paying to go in. You have to pay for the car park on the outskirts of the village. There's a shuttle bus if you... More 

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Thank Rachael C
County Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited on a hot August day and spent a while on the beach collecting shells. Walked over the rocks to St Cuthberts Isle and spotted some seals in the sea from this fabulous vantage point. There are great views of the priory from the adjacent hill (meaning you don't really have to pay the steep price to go in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A truly magical place to visit - a coastal walk up to the castle which stands proudly on the only high rock around! Beautifully restored/upgraded nearly a hundred years ago for a millionaire (Country Life magazine owner, I think) with the history well explored and explained. The views from one of the terraces is stunning - looking back towards the... More 

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Leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Strange" castle" on Holy Island. A wild and windy place . Time your trip according to the tides ... It's easy to be marooned on the island when the tide rushes in. Pretty village with priory . A few gift shops, but only a few places to eat . There's a shuttle bus from the car park to castle

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Bradford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely island to visit and very busy. The castle is well worth a visit, in need of some repair/maintenance which is going to be looked after by the National Trust over the next couple of years. It can be very windy but good for blowing the cobwebs out whilst walking to the beach or gardens

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