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Farne Islands

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NE68 7YT, England
+44 1665 720651
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A Farne Island cruise is a must if you visit Seahouses.

Have been to the islands every year for the past 30 years. You never get enough of the unique... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Mick H
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Cruise with Serenity

Very much appreciated our ‘grey seals cruise’ - apparently October is the right period of the year... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Gaelle S
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A group of islands on the very north-east of England which represent one of the greatest dangers to shipping around the entire British Isles.
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  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
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“national trust” (105 reviews)
“boat trip” (106 reviews)
“inner farne” (167 reviews)
NE68 7YT, England
+44 1665 720651

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Have been to the islands every year for the past 30 years. You never get enough of the unique wildlife. If you are lucky enough to visit late May or June you will see the full programme of seabirds and seals and also a visit...More

1  Thank Mick H
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Very much appreciated our ‘grey seals cruise’ - apparently October is the right period of the year for seals Very friendly crew - happy to answer any questions you might have Kids loved it (and toilet on board !)

1  Thank Gaelle S
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The Farne Islands are the jewel in Northumberland's crown and something which all visitors should see. Boats leave from the beautiful small town of Seahouses and trips are possible to three of the Farnes though every trip tours around all the Islands and allows visitors...More

Thank tonygolden48
Reviewed 11 October 2017

the day out was brilliant we dropped on very good weather the trip was booked in Seahouses with Billy Shields and they could not have been more helpful, yes you need a hat on the islands not a hard hat put some bubble wrap under...More

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A great trip around the islands viewing wildlife before landing on the largest island in the group. Lucky to see a migrant Yellow Brower Warbler, recently arrived from Siberia. Buy crab sandwiches from the hut on the harbour before you sail, great eaten at the...More

1  Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We took a boat trip with Billy Shiels from Seahouses. It was a lovely day and we went around all the islands. We landed on the main island for approx one hour. We were met by one of the National Trust guides who took us...More

2  Thank Mudeford123
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

If you are near Seahouses in Northumberland, make sure to put aside some time to enjoy one of the many boat trips around these beautiful islands taking in the abundance of wild life from various bird life including puffins to dolphins and a large seal...More

Thank richandsueSwansea
Reviewed 19 September 2017

this is the worst experience ever I got attacked by a fly and now I have a cut n my finger it might be infected now I blame you!

Thank becksbooboo
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Have a fabulous time diving in the farne islands. Despite only seeing the seal on the surface playing hide n seek when we went under the water. Will return to try again.

Thank JEC43
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Took my 5 year old daughter, she loved the fact we went out to sea. We saw plenty of seals, puffins, and other sea birds. The only downside is its a bit of a free for all getting on the boat and this is a...More

1  Thank EDocBrown
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Catherine G
4 November 2017|
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Response from Anthony D | Reviewed this property |
I believe so: not sure if you can land though... If in doubt, contact Billy Shiel et al via their website
10 August 2017|
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Response from Mike F | Reviewed this property |
You can set foot on the islands but not where the seals are, the boats get close though