Holy Island is a Most See when visiting Northumberland. Just the mystic of being able to visit at certain times is a draw. The island itself , is small & easily managed, the castle & proiry are well worth a visit.
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A very atmospheric island with a lovely priory. Well worth visiting. Do check the tide times before travelling so that your visit is not cut short - or massively extended! The shops and winery/distillery are very over priced in my opinion. By the car park...More
Incredible island good exhibition very informative and interesting. Enjoyed the priory grounds . The guidebook enables a person to imagine what life was like for the Monks . Church beautiful. Lovely island. Was surprised how populated it was. Incredible place can’t wait to return. The...More
Not knowing much about the history of Holy Island, we were fascinated walking round the priory. It is a large structure, with enough preserved to indicate the original building. Very helpful information boards. Allow an hour or so, and another half hour for the exhibition...More
We arrived with just five minutes to spare before the pass was closed, then were on Holy Island for six hours before heading back and it was absolutely worth it because we could take our time, look around, talk to the locals, explore the Priory...More
Yes, it’s quite fascinating & the information boards depicting what the Priory looked like before becoming a ruin were well done. BUT £20 for two adults and one crumblie (me!) seemed a bit excessive. That said, it is a place of historical significance and interest,...More
There are a lot of very informative placards showing every part of this Priory, so you can very easily imagine what it was like hundreds of years ago. The stone walls that remain give you the feeling of how strong the building had to be...More