We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (597)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“national trust”(175 reviews)
“holiday home”(47 reviews)
“shuttle bus”(55 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
TD15 2SH, England
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Lindisfarne Castle
from US$57,70
More Info
from US$50,00
More Info
Reviews (1 022)
Filter reviews
1 005 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews national trust holiday home shuttle bus car park gertrude jekyll nt members sir edwin lutyens walled garden well worth a visit gift aid tide times entrance fee lovely walk great place to visit sunny day low tide farne islands
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1 005 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked from Holy Island’s main car park to Lindisfarne Castle. It was a very changeable day at the end of October and we got soaked twice on the way. The ticket office is in a shed like building. We then had a slippery path...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Snoz2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lot of money been spent in brining this place back to life and every penny been worth it. What Gym of a place. It is just a shame that there are so many dogs allowed to run around and dirty the place. It seems...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Customer909
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An absolutely fine example of a well maintained castle and so worth a visit . Extremely interesting and loads to look at. The walk around the castle is also worth doing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joann K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The situation of the castle on top of a volcano was stunning! It was a long walk and a long climb up to thr castle but deflinstrly worth while Wasn't impressed with the art works - would have liked to see the Castle furnished.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cathie S
Reviewed 8 November 2018

The castle was a good mile walk from the car park and Whilst pleased to have been I would not return at least until the furnishings return to the castle. My wife and I attended the 45 minute talk on the history of the property...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Arriving by car over the road,when the tide was out was a magical experience. Making sure you returned before the tide turned was the realisation you could be cut of from the mainland like the medievil monks gave you a real sense of history

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Alan H
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Lindisfarne is a GREAT place to visit, and the Castle was just one of the many places we visited on the two occasions we were on the Island, it was VERY windy the day we went, but the exercise was good for us. Well worth...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 232grahamm
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We visited Lindisfarne Castle for the second time (last time we came in December when the scaffolding was up and the castle was closed) We enjoyed the walk towards the castle but found it really difficult under foot. NOT GOOD FOR PUSHCHAIRS OR WHEELCHAIRS. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Dan-Barnes87
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Me and some friends drove up to holy island (2h journey) with big hopes for this castle as we visit many around the north east, first off the island itself is beautiful and the views from the castle are amazing however after paying £7.30 to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Tom S
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

The walk to and from the castle are as impressive as the castle itself. It was interesting to see the structure without its furniture as you could see the restored building in all its glory. The art installation was disappointing but is only temporary thankfully...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susan H
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Waren House Hotel
260 reviews
7.62 km away
The Lord Crewe Hotel & Restaurant
483 reviews
8.14 km away
The Victoria Hotel
1 160 reviews
8.15 km away
Purdy Lodge
424 reviews
11.55 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 10 nearby restaurants
Pilgrims Coffee House
1 056 reviews
1.04 km away
1st Class Food
388 reviews
1.02 km away
The Ship Inn
532 reviews
.98 km away
The Crown and Anchor Restaurant
314 reviews
1.00 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 8 nearby attractions
The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin
341 reviews
1.09 km away
Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve
228 reviews
1.04 km away
Lindisfarne Priory
2 322 reviews
1.02 km away
Lindisfarne Centre
102 reviews
1.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
5 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Nikkibeardog | Reviewed this property |
A small bit of scaffolding remains as there were renovation delays due to nesting owls but it is towards the back of the castle so I imagine lots of shots could be done without it.
9 April 2018|
Response from pedropan19 |
I doubt it helps but we visited today and it looked as though some of it was being taken down 😂
Margaret S
4 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Aleseeker | Reviewed this property |
It only takes a few minutes but be sure to check the tide times.