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Holy Island Hikes

Holy Island of Lindisfarne, England
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Absolutle stunner

What a beautiful and peaceful place. Our first visit and won't be our last. From travelling on... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
bee m
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
first walk of 2018!

We walked the Pilgrim's Way across the sands at dawn with Mary. She was easy company, very well... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
690cmb
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London, United Kingdom
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Holy Island of Lindisfarne, England
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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

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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
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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

3  Thank Glastonbury13
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Loved the holy isle have an enjoyable walk round seeing some interesting culture as you go around the light house, castle (closed due to extensive repairs when we visited) Wish we had been there longer to walk more. Will definitely be back

Thank Charlotte H
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful place to visit with its wonderful atmosphere and lovely chapel, take care with the tides coming in and out ..we love worth a visit . Will definitely be going back

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the holy island. Car park for visitors totally necessary and not overly priced. Lots of quant shops. Beautiful quiet beaches with plenty of walking. Castle was closed for refurbishment but we still enjoyed the line kilns and priory. Really worth...More

Thank Tony B
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

We were walking the Northumberland Coast Path and had arranged to cross the sands to Holy Island with Mary Gunn. Mary met us exactly as agreed and led us barefoot across the sands. She is extremely knowledgable about the Island, its history and the local...More

2  Thank jimcA4015UD
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Although there were a lot of people here, it didn't seem busy, a lovely relaxing place and would love to stay.

Thank Jean O
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

we managed to spend a few hours on the island before the tied came in but was a beautiful island full of history, was definately worth going, we had a bite to eat at a small cafe i apoligise i have forgotten the name but...More

1  Thank Xxshiv89xX
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

Under the expert and informed guidance of Mrs Mary Gunn, I recently crossed to Lindisfarne, on 2nd June, using The Pilgrims' Path. Mary, being a local some 40 years now, has walked this route thousands of times and knows the ideal path to see all...More

Thank Terry_the_Wolf_Man
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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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