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Lindisfarne Priory

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Address: TD15 2SE, England (Formerly The Holy Island of Lindisfarne)
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Lovely little town with an impressive castle. Our hotel is perfect in the high street. Everything excellent. Staff extremely helpful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely little town with an impressive castle. Our hotel is perfect in the high street. Everything excellent. Staff extremely helpful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely visit, quiet and peaceful. Quaint place with an amazing history. Good parking, disabled parking available, not good for wheelchairs sadly.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

More modern inside than expected but a place to get out of the ever-present wind... Only good for a couple of hours, but its a nice walk especially if you keep going right round the island.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Check the tides before visiting or you could be disappointed! There is no place like Lindisfarne. Even the drive from the main road is unique because of the tides. The priory is mostly in ruins, but interesting all the same. The museum is full of interesting facts. Don't forget to stop at the shop in town for some local mead!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your planning a visit to lindisfarne let it be said the most important thing to do is check when high/low tide is! It's a long drive to go if you can't access the island. Pack some binoculars too so you can see the puffins!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tide and the weather were in our favour. Parked.up and had a good walk round. It's a lovely place and so peaceful. The air is so clear and just a great place to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There really isn't anywhere like Lindisfarne — wild and remote, steeped in history, heavy with atmosphere. Lindisfarne Priory is a big part of that sense of place—this was where Christianity began in England, some 1,400 years ago. The museum does a great job telling that story: but wandering among the stones themselves is a deeply moving experience. Whether you have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are English Heritage members, but we would happily have paid the admission fee (contrary to many reviews on here) to see this site - it's so significant as a historic site. Great drive across the causeway and well worth it to explore the wider island environment.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You must check the tide times first so you make the most of your day. Castle does not re open till 2018. Will defiantly re visit once it does.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A stunning place to visit. ( be aware of tide times though). The whole island is wonderful. L J Ross has written DCI Ryan books based on the island and gives a good insight to the island. We visited over two days as there is so much to take in.

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