Lindisfarne Castle

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Holy Island Cottages - accommodation on Lindisfarne


We thought you might find this information useful for planning and enjoying your stay in Northumberland......

Holy Island is internationally famous both for its medieval religious heritage and also its more recent picturesque 16th century castle. Visitors return year after year smitten by the spiritual enchantment of a very special place sought out by people since prehistory.

Bamburgh Castle - about 15 mins by car.
One of the country's largest and finest inhabited castles, with dramatic views and towering above Bamburgh village. Try the dog friendly Copper Kettle for afternoon tea.

Hadrian's Wall at Vindolanda - about 60 mins by car.
Staggering in the planning, masterful in its execution and awe-inspiring in its scale. Hadrian's wall spans 73 miles and is the largest ancient monument in northern Europe. Fabulous full scale replicas at Vindolanda brings the Roman Empire back to life.

Alnwick Gardens - about 30 mins by car.
Alnwick Gardens is a vibrant place, with beautifully landscaped gardens, magnificent architecture and unique features, all brought to life with water.

Farne Islands - about 15 mins by car and 20 mins by boat.
Year round boat trips from Seahouses to see the most famous sea bird sanctuary in the British Isles, they also have a large colony of Grey Seals.

Newcastle / Metrocentre - about 70 mins by car.
Newcastle is a vibrant city. The wonderful quayside has the amazing Millennium Bridge and Sage National Centre for Music, with city centre art galleries, theatres and fine architecture. The Metrocentre is a must for the shopping enthusiast.

Cragside House - about 45 mins by car.
Revolutionary home of a Victorian inventor and landscape genius. Cragside is crammed with ingenius gadgets and was the first house in the world to be lit by hydro-electricity.

Dog friendly holiday cottage on Holy Island