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Billy Shiel's Boat Trips

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4 Southfield Avenue, Seahouses NE68 7YT, England
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Glad Tidings VIII

Amazing experience on the grey seal cruise today, informative commentary and it was fantastic... read more

Reviewed yesterday
dockerty97
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Glad Tidings VIII

We had a wonderful trip today and received first class service. John and Steve were the crew. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
scawley866
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Seahouses, United Kingdom
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  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
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4 Southfield Avenue, Seahouses NE68 7YT, England
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"staple island"
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"inner farne"
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"glad tidings"
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"national trust"
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"farne islands"
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"great trip"
in 78 reviews
"grey seals"
in 60 reviews
"bird life"
in 46 reviews
"hour trip"
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"seal trip"
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"holy island"
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"both sides"
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"grace darling"
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"arctic terns"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing experience on the grey seal cruise today, informative commentary and it was fantastic seeing all of the wildlife out at sea. I have been on this boat trip many times over the years and have never tired of it. What topped the experience was...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a wonderful trip today and received first class service. John and Steve were the crew. We paid for the 90 minute trip and were delighted with the informative commentary and picturesque scenery including hundreds of seals. For me what made this a five...More

2  Thank scawley866
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just returned from a two hour excursion around the Farne Islands on s beautiful but chilly April morning. Skipper John and Steve were really friendly and knowledgeable about the islands, wildlife and Grace Darlings heroic adventure! On the return leg John spotted some dolphins in...More

1  Thank Boyfriday63
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great trip and we saw dolphins, seals, puffins and loads of other sea birds. Lovely sunny day but cold so wrap up warm. Dogs were welcomed

2  Thank riabella
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This trip is always a pleasure. I went on the 10am trip and there were only 11 people so the landing on Inner Farne was amazingly quiet

2  Thank Peggyivy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Arrived, booking office staff was amazing! Got onboard the tour was great! Everything was perfect up until docking at Inner Farne. The National Trust rep welcomed us all to Inner Farne and during her safety speech a member of the crew, a larger grey haired...More

1  Thank SLL89
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the 90 minute trip with Billy Sheil 2 years ago and this time bought a bigger party. Were lucky with the weather for mid-April so saw all the sea birds we hoped for -- puffins, guillemots, razorbills, shags, _etc._ -- as well as gannets,...More

2  Thank RufusAndBetty
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst looking through Myrtle Houses’ guest book we noticed the Billy Sheils Boat Trips and decided to go to Seahouses to hopefully get ourselves on one of the trips. Albeit some of the other boat trips in the area only begin in April, the booking...More

2  Thank pauljackson71
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely hour and half spent on the waves watching dolphins,seals on the rocks,amazing scenery and plenty of birds. Helpful ,friendly staff. What's not to love. Definitely recommend.

2  Thank Rosebud138
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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely trip out, with plenty of seals to see, the tour itself was very informative. The boat was comfy enough and plenty of room.

1  Thank Chris H
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Pingue1982
April 13, 2018|
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Response from Rosebud138 | Reviewed this property |
sorry can't help you, just used mobile phone, pretty good pics of the seals but not so good on the birds.
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Pingue1982
April 2, 2018|
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Response from katykins44 | Reviewed this property |
we just turned up, the lady on the Kiosk was very helpful and pointed out that there was a party of school children on one trip, did we want that one or another boat, unless you are going in the height of summer would not... More
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