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The Holy Island of Lindisfarne

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Address: TD15 2SE, England
Phone Number: 01289389230
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Amazingly beautiful

The island is a true gem of natural beauty, historically amazing and very friendly locals. Stay over at least one night to enjoy the true charm of this stunning place. Seal... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After reading all about the island and it's spiritual feel too it we decided too give it a try..firstly it is a lovely peaceful island but you do pay for it.. pay and display car park which you are governed by how long you stay by the tidal timetables, in our case 5hrs so had to pay over £4 for... More 

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Geneva
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The island is a true gem of natural beauty, historically amazing and very friendly locals. Stay over at least one night to enjoy the true charm of this stunning place. Seal watching, swimming, exploring, good pubs - just enjoy!

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Burton on Trent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having only visited Northumberland since 2005, we always return to Holy Island every year and are never disappointed. We find something new each time we come - the castle, the Lindisfarne ruins, the parish church, St Cuthberts Island and hermitage, the list goes on. There are numerous cafe's and restaurants all serving reasonably priced and good value meals and/or snacks.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with the family on holiday. Somewhat disappointed. The winery is good with a wide selection of mead and wine made on the island. The Priory and castle were small. Would suggest there are better places to spend your money but it depends what you want to see

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Hannover, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed on Holy Island over night. That way we saw the crowds of day tourists coming in and out with the dsafe crossing times. When they are gone, the island is very peaceful and quiet and there is much to explore: The priory, the castle, nice pubs and cafes. It really slows you down in the best of ways...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great would highly recommend Holy island as a wee holiday, been about 6 times, interesting with the tides and causeway

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Lindisfarne on the strength of other people's reviews and I am so glad I did. The approach to the Island is via a causeway when the tide is out- this in itself is quite an experience as the surrounding area is beautiful. The car park cost about £4.40 for the whole day, which is reasonable. The walk to the... More 

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1 Thank M H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to visit, if only for the views. Dog friendly if yours are with you. Gets busy so try to visit early if you can. Check the tide times, there are posters everywhere so I guess many people have been caught out. More than worth a visit.

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Thank 21mapple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Alwas used to come here as a younger child and decided to return with friends on a nice day. Lovely day out and nice scenery around the island. Great place for families and friends!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Miles from the nearest rail station, Lindisfarne is best traveled to via car or coach. Crossing over to the island is an exciting experience in itself and the rolling, water-kissed sand a delight for children. Once on Holy island there are plenty of other things to see and a local shop. The walk to the castle, as it slowly grows... More 

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