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Lindisfarne Castle

TD15 2SH, England
+44 1289 389244
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Holy Island, Alnwick Castle and Northumberland Tour from Edinburgh
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“national trust” (124 reviews)
“holiday home” (43 reviews)
“shuttle bus” (52 reviews)
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TD15 2SH, England
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+44 1289 389244
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1 - 10 of 767 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Lindisfarne Castle at the end of December. We managed to choose a lovely but brisk day for a walk but unfortunately we couldn’t go into the castle as it was closed for maintenance works. This was rather disappointing as we had been recommended...More

Thank Dan-Barnes87
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We visited the Holy Island and unfortunately found the castle was closed. However, we had a nice walk round the edge of the scaffolded building and up to the sweet little garden designed by the great gardener, Gertrude Jekyll. This must look stunning in the...More

Thank Sue A
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Move along people, nothing to see here....Except plastic sheeting and scaffolding. The information on the National Trust website is very misleading especially if like us you are not familiar with the area. "While the castle is closed for conservation work you can still visit our...More

1  Thank Abi C
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We so enjoyed our trip to the Holy Island and this was the highlight. We plan on sailing back here next year. It should be on everyone’s to see list!

Thank bexyjh
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Having walked the St Cuthberts Way and ended on Holy Island it was disappointing to find the castle shrouded in tarpaulin and scaffold so couldn’t even take a photo. Bought a postcard so knew what we had missed

Thank pb56422
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

It was pouring when we went but still had a lovely time! We obviously didn’t explore as much as we could of because of being unprepared for the weather but it was still nice to see the famous island and cross over the sea. Yes...More

Thank Scbpt
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We have been meaning to visit Holy Island for years, and this week have done so. Having checked in to the hotel, we gazed from our window that looked to the castle. And what did we see? - scaffolding. But it is worth walking to,...More

Thank Barrie L
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately the castle was shrouded with scaffolding when we tried to visit so we're unable to see it properly, maybe next time.

Thank Tracey1169
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We went to visit the castle on holy island. Checked the tide times as you can only cross when the tide is out. The drive over is lovely and scenic. Parking was £2.40 for 3 hours. Started the walk through the village, which again is...More

Thank Dee M
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Stunning scenery and walks around the island. Only disappointment was that the castle was shrouded in scaffolding at the moment. I will go back though when it's down

Thank John H
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Margaret S
4 July 2017|
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Response from Aleseeker | Reviewed this property |
It only takes a few minutes but be sure to check the tide times.
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terry s
10 October 2016|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
Note this is a National Trust Property so if you have your card entry is free
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jrmc134
26 July 2016|
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Response from Helen C | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure about the shuttle bus service as my husband and I travelled by car onto the Island. However, I seem to remember reading that there is a regular shuttle bus service and it runs throughout the week.
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