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Address: TD15 2RX, England
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Interesting but not that extensive

No point in going to Lindesfarne and not visiting the Priory. No scaffolding or plastic wraps on the Priory, the repairs affect the Castle. I'm not an expert, but it didn't seem... read more

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The picture on this listing is of Lindisfarne Castle, not the Priory. This may be why there are some other reviews saying the Priory is closed for refurbishment. It is not. It's the castle which is closed till next year and is shrouded in scaffolding. As regards the Priory, when we visited last weekend we didn't go in as we... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

No point in going to Lindesfarne and not visiting the Priory. No scaffolding or plastic wraps on the Priory, the repairs affect the Castle. I'm not an expert, but it didn't seem to have any unusual features, so provided an interesting interlude.

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Thank deirodeir
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Drove across the causeway and parked in a public car park a short distance from the centre of Lindisfarne. On entering the village, the visitor is met with a number of cafés, restaurants, hotels and gift shops all catering for the would be tourists. All seems very commercial but the historical aspects of the island are there to be seen.... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A trip to Lindisfarne would not be complete without a visit to The Priory. It is an English Heritage site and so there is a cost of entry but it is not extortionate, and free for members, obviously. English Heritage have completed some works which make The Priory a little more accessible for those with mobility issues, but it is... More 

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Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You cross a lovely causeway out to an island with a cute village. The priory is a ruin with a fascinating history. Come and imagine what it once was. Splendid site. Good self-guided tour and good gift shop,

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Thank Thomas V
London, United Kingdom
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350 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It would be a shame to go to Lindisfarne and not visit the Priory - even if the £7.50 (£6.90 for the over 60's) fee is a little on the high side. Because of this, I suspect a number of visitors chose to either just stroll around the grounds of the adjacent St Mary's Chuch (which have a number of... More 

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Thank stevebG6121BX
Louth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is some while since we visited, but this time we were disappointed, we had a friend who wish to see Lindisfarne but both he and us felt commercialism had taken over, yes the Priory is worth a visit for the first time, but the £7 charge could be off putting. travelling over the causeway is always interesting. sadly the... More 

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Thank Brian L
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited The priory but didn't pay the £7 entry fee, just walked around the ruins outside and then walked up to the viewing tower where you got great views of it from high up and could appreciate the size of the priory. Church next to it was lovely inside and there are great views all round.

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Thank SueWestYorkshire_10
Northants
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Priory was magnificent and well worth a visit. The English Heritage guy who was on site was local and very informative and retold stories of his grandfather on the island. He made us feel very welcome.

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Thank NorthantsLittleMac
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having travelled over to The Holy Island of Lindisfarne via The Causeway which was a cracking thing to do it was a disappointment to find that The Priory was wrapped in Scaffolding as it is undergoing renovation, this is due to last for quite a while so if you are expecting it to look like the picture then prepare for... More 

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