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Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve

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Great walk and views

The walk around the island is well worth it. Some of the beaches and views are outstanding and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Odyssey729223
Fantastic

Loved the reserve excellent wildlife and walking. We were very lucky and saw a wild owl in flight... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2018
Joann K
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Braintree, United Kingdom
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All reviews bird watchers degree view great scenery out of season bird life lovely walk observation tower beautiful area information centre grey seals well worth the effort bird hide archaeological dig sand dunes well worth the visit walk around car park
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk around the island is well worth it. Some of the beaches and views are outstanding and unspoilt. The wickerwork statues spaced around are very clever and blend in well with the surroundings.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Odyssey729223
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Loved the reserve excellent wildlife and walking. We were very lucky and saw a wild owl in flight and were able to enjoy watching him for a good 20 minutes.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joann K
Reviewed October 25, 2018

I hadn't realised Holy Island was so big until I actually stayed overnight there and was not worried about the tides. Saw birds , seals and revelled in the peace of the place. Will return.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vivaespana
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

A good shelter from the weather, very informative about the wildlife and if you look carefully there are small fish in the pond.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ann-Victoria M
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely walk around the Nature reserve & as far as the cove at the far end. Lots of bird watching opportunities & a hide you can use - fairly well defined path so pretty easy walking- took about 1 1/2 hours steady/slow walking-...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MarkIngmanthorpe
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Our primary visit to the Holy Island was to walk around it and we certainly enjoyed a bracing, fresh walk around the nature reserve. Covering around 4-5 miles, we saw a variety of wildlife, just not as much as we had hoped. The saving grace...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank helenh567
Reviewed September 28, 2018

The National reserve is well worth a visit with plenty to see. The wildlife is abundant depending on when you visit. I would highly recommend this place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AndrewUK2013
Reviewed September 27, 2018

A lovely little place to see some of the nature on Holy Island. It's well maintained and placed in a super location.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank one9eighty
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

WOW, what a place to visit, the building about the wildlife was educational, we visited the garden by Gertrude Jeckyll got as far as the lime kilns and then the weather took a turn for the worse so we took shelter and headed back to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kazL-S2016
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Lindisfarne is a beautiful island. The nature reserve is amazing. stretching around the island it has opportunities to see a variety of wild life but it is a very windy island. Bring a good waterproof walking jacket and check the weather.

Date of experience: September 2018
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