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Reviewed today via mobile

When we were here there was scaffolding all over the castle so we didn’t get a great view. Given the scaffolding we decided to not pay to go in. However the walk up and back is lovely with great views out to see. It was...More

Thank ScottishTemplar
Reviewed yesterday

I have visited Lindisfarne Castle on several occasions and always enjoyed the visit. It's one of the few National Trust properties I would actually choose to live in. I knew this time that it was undergoing restoration, so there was a good reason to remove...More

Thank Staycati0ner
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Overall an interesting building to look round ( No furniture until end 2019) Scaffolding is all down now and great views and very interesting 15min talk by guides serveral times a day. But what a ridiculous uninspiring Art Exhibition. One wooden frame with 3 old...More

Thank Nigel S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Despite it being largely empty of furniture, given a major building conservation project against the elements, this was wonderful experience for the views and fantastic short talk by the staff member. The temporary exhibition by internationally renowned (??) artist added nothing to sense of place,...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed the walk up to the castle, even was largely rebuilt, and is currently undergoing restoration. Fortunately as NT members it was free.

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lindisfarne is a magical place with a peaceful outlook. You can walk for miles or just relax there. The castle was surrounded by scaffolding, but the views were magnificent and it hasn't changed much since the last time I was here over 30yrs ago, not...More

Thank Richard-de-G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Rather a disappointment really as not too much to see. Because the walls are still drying out after the extensive repairs, there is no furniture in the rooms - just a very poor so-called "art-installation" of a a few tatty rugs thrown over various wooden...More

1  Thank ARM167
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is somewhere I have always wanted to visit. Being on holiday in the area and the tides being in our favour my wife and I went here. Along with what must have been hundreds of others we walked from the car park to the...More

1  Thank Ludders_11
Reviewed 6 days ago

You've got to be fairly mobile to visit this properly but it's a fascinating place and so interesting. Views are amazing

Thank SamEHertford
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had wanted to visit Lindisfarne for quite some time and the place was no disappointment. But this is a review of the castle, and that is a different story. All the rooms were empty except for a so call art exhibition consisting of blankets...More

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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|
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Response from Aleseeker | Reviewed this property |
It only takes a few minutes but be sure to check the tide times.
terry s
10 October 2016|
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Response from Staycati0ner | Reviewed this property |
It's all those things, but it's currently been filled with a pathetic "art installation" which clutters the rooms with lumps of wood and smelly blankets. Would have been better to leave them empty.