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Lindisfarne Castle

TD15 2SH, England
+44 1289 389244
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  • Average8%
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“holiday home” (43 reviews)
“national trust” (121 reviews)
“shuttle bus” (52 reviews)
TD15 2SH, England
+44 1289 389244
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Reviewed yesterday

Spent the day at holy island and had a wonderful time walking around the island, buying local supplies and enjoying visiting the church, the castle which was unfortunately closed for repair, and the life boar station which had an interesting information regarding the coast line...More

Thank Wirral P
Reviewed 6 days ago

At present is being renovated so you cannot go in. National Trust are fixing the roof and the scaffolding masks the place. THe walks and gardens are still nice though.

Reviewed 6 days ago

The walk to the castle is easy and very relaxing, but at times it can get very windy so make sure you bring a windbreaker. The castle itself was nice. The part that was open to the public was very interesting, especially the room on...More

Thank L0ves2Trave1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately our visit was disappointing as work is currently being carried out so it is covered in scaffolding - no photographs ! We walked to the garden and all round the castle before heading to the Priory.

Thank Marge L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Currently covered in scaffolding, but I'd come back just to climb up and see the view. I really enjoyed walking around it, and seeing the Gertrude Jekyll garden - gorgeous!

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit to this place. Stunning scenery the village has lots to look round and getting across the road is amazing scenery too.

Thank TinaLauder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a blue badge holder I was able to drive nearly all the way to the castle. Those who were able could get nearer, will reopen 2018

Thank bargepoleLongWhatton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle is completely covered in scaffolding and tarpaulins and millions being spent in order to repair the ravages of the North Sea

Thank juliantb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly make sure you have the tide timetables if you get stuck then you could be on the island for several hours before you can drive off it. Once on the island proper, park in the designated car park and walk everywhere. It is quite...More

Thank Rich H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We knew that the castle was undergoing restoration and were umming and ahing about going, glad we did now! The drive over the causeway was interesting and makes you realise that getting the timing right is essential if you don't want to spend the night...More

Thank NikP61
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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|
Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
Note this is a National Trust Property so if you have your card entry is free
26 July 2016|
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Response from Helen C | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure about the shuttle bus service as my husband and I travelled by car onto the Island. However, I seem to remember reading that there is a regular shuttle bus service and it runs throughout the week.