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Holy Island of Lindisfarne, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drove up to Alnwick from Liverpool with a view to visiting Holy Island whilst there. Not dissappointed at all. Beautiful place to explore and a nice area to explore for walks. The thing I noticed once across the causeway was the silence. It was paradise...More

Thank Adi S
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Driving across the causeway to holy island takes you to another world, a visit to the castle now managed by the National Trust is worth a visit as are the priory ruins, there are a couple of pubs on the island where you can get...More

Thank stephen r
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Fab place to visit nice island to lovely walks. Car parking 3 hours for £2.40 but make sure u have change x

Thank kendra197
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Always a pleasure coming to this lovely peaceful place. Weather good and not so busy. Best time to visit is when the children are in school because it's not so busy. Holiday time is very busy .

Thank Dazann_T186346
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Most people go to Lindisfarne for the history and culture - the Priory, the Parish Church and the Castle (modern - Lutyens) and Castle gardens. And nothing wrong with that! But if the tides allow a longer visit the circuit of the island - visiting...More

Thank mikh4304
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

If you want to achieve something that is on many people’s bucket list, and follow in the footsteps of people who have taken this route for centuries, you will not be disappointed. A couple of key points though...follow the route marked by poles from the...More

Thank Miles W
Mary G, Owner at Holy Island Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

I am glad you are as enthusiastic about the pilgrims way as I am. Holy Island Hikes leads many walkers across the pilgrims way as it is our most popular walk. I would urge walkers doing the pilgrims way without a guide to seek more...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018

Short visit and a lot of walking and climbing but worth the effort if you appreciate architecture etc and aviw at the end of it. A lutchens masterpiece in stone.... little history of the original cacstle.... small and there are little furnishings. this visit was...More

Thank Paul M
Mary G, Owner at Holy Island Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

You did not use my business Holy Island Hikes which offers guided walks on Holy Island. Your review would be more appropriate for Lindisfarne Castle which is run by the national trust.

Reviewed 8 March 2018

What a beautiful and peaceful place. Our first visit and won't be our last. From travelling on the tidal road, parking up to walking all around the island its amazing. Beautiful litl church and ruins. Nice tiny harbour. Nice coffee shops and great for dog...More

Thank bee m
Reviewed 18 February 2018

We walked the Pilgrim's Way across the sands at dawn with Mary. She was easy company, very well informed about the history, geography, birdlife and modern life on Lindisfarne and was cheerful, punctual and friendly. It was so much better than driving across the causeway...More

Thank 690cmb
Reviewed 1 November 2017

My friend, Anne, and I decided to fulfil our wish of walking this path but felt we needed a guide to help us. I contacted Mary Gunn, of Holy Island Hikes who responded swiftly to my request and agreed to meet us at 3 pm...More

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pollyFromUpNorth
28 August 2017|
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Response from Terry_the_Wolf_Man | Reviewed this property |
Perhaps the use of 'ONLY' was misleading in my description. This was an emotional comment as the walk is great and to be recommended but of course a useless comment for those with mobility difficulties.
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