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Lindisfarne Centre

Lindisfarne Retreat Marygate, TD15 2SD, England
+44 1289 389004
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Not a very memorable place. Don't expect to spend a long time here unless you're massively into the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
HVLy
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
A fascinating picture of Lindisfarne - highly reccommended

This is a wonderful Centre. Just four rooms but absolutely packed with varied and interesing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dilys S
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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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Lindisfarne Retreat Marygate, TD15 2SD, England
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+44 1289 389004
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not a very memorable place. Don't expect to spend a long time here unless you're massively into the history of the area.

Thank HVLy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful Centre. Just four rooms but absolutely packed with varied and interesing information. We spent 2 hours here and could easily have spent longer. The Centre covers so much - the wildlife, the Vikings, St Cuthbert, and the everyday life of the...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

If you want to visit just to say you've been to Holy Island then that's fine, just don't expect to find a lot here to keep you occupied for hours, there's a nice walk to the castle (which I didn't go in due to the...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Our visit to St Aiden's Winery was a lovely experience with attentive staff anxious to help and chat about this beautiful Island and the Lindisfarne Mead. We were delighted and surprised by the extensive selection on display,of good malt Scottish whiskys not even seen in...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Very helpful staff..... Could sample a number of mead's Lovely day out, stunning views of the sea, causeway and if course Holy Island itself

Thank Carol C
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

When we arrived at the museum mid afternoon we were greeted by a lovely lady who said she would permit us the following day too if we ran out of time as it was fairly late. We thought that was a nice touch! The museum...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Light, bright, with attractive exhibits, where you can drift from one room to another at your leisure, and learn everything there is to know about the history of the island. And the Vikings. And the natural history of the place. And the agriculture and sheep...More

Thank Barrie L
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Small centre. Walls covered with information about Lindisfarne. one room features the gospels and how they were produced. There are two interactive facsimiles. There is a useful film about Lindisfarne s history, Cuthbert, the Vikings and so on. Not as tacky a place I thought...More

Thank poggy11
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Nice place to visit, good walk with a few shops & historical sites. Castle under refurb, which let it down a bit.

Thank Pozzza
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We were fortunate to visit during the time that they had an exhibit of the Lindisfarne Illustrated Manuscripts. The overall center is quite small but the exhibits and video are not just interesting but very detailed. I believe that we were there for several hours....More

Thank AudRoy0
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