Great would highly recommend Holy island as a wee holiday, been about 6 times, interesting with the tides and causeway
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The original would have been interesting to visit, and the historical context is fascinating, but there's really not much to these ruins. If you're meant to be imagining that it was fairly like Durham Cathedral, why not just go to Durham Cathedral which is still...More
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...More
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...More
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...More
You can look at ruined places and not really connect with them, however the Priory really gives you the picture of life all those hundreds of years ago. The information boards are very helpful, and having been in the museum first it was easy to...More
On the day or our visit there was a Viking exhibition. Interesting walk round the encampment and watch the weaponry demonstration. Really good at the end where they got youngsters to join in.
Going to this island in itself is an adventure as you have to drive through the sea (when the water is out). Beautiful scenery and parking spots to stop ad take it all in.
There is a spiritual atmosphere here. Very old religious place which brings back the history and spiritual living.