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Lindisfarne Priory

TD15 2RX, England
+44 1289 389200
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TD15 2RX, England
+44 1289 389200
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I visited Holy Island and Lindisfarne Priory the first week of September. The Priory is a truly magical place and when we visited relatively quiet and tranquil. A visit to visitor centre which was close by was well worth a visit and...More

Thank mjacksonEssex
Reviewed 6 days ago

Yes, the Priory and Abbey are in ruins, but after a thousand years, we can still enjoy the place. This was one of the key centers to develop Christian thought and practice before England emerged. Wandering about the ruins gives you a better idea of...More

Thank PhilViking
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Lindisfarne Priory on a beautiful day, I was hoping to see a priory that was basically in better condition, I walked around the whole attraction in about 40 Minutes and was thoroughly disappointed. The visit starts in the gift shop, you pay...More

Thank B9114SZanthonym
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had wanted to visit Lindisfarne Island for many years and are pleased that we did. The priory ruins are impressive, with some incredible weathering of the sandstone, but some may feel that they are a little less atmospheric than might be hoped for -...More

Thank JRandJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok, so a lot of the priory is missing. But it is still a wonderful place to visit. It always amazes me what humans could do a thousand or more years ago on a tiny isolated island.

Thank sidjen2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The priory ruins date from 1135 and, for me, had no atmosphere at all. The museum has a couple of interesting items but £6.50 was over the top. Then they asked me if I wanted to gift aid it, I said ok, then she wanted...More

Thank Oldpigsqueal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take the "museum" out of the equation and the ruins are quite the sight to behold, what's left is an absolutely glorious sight

Thank jbramley87
Reviewed 1 week ago

Monday 21 August 17, My husband and I went to visit Lindisfarne Priory, under the care of the English Heritage. First of all we looked round the exhibition, which gave you the history of the priory and some of the local history, and then we...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lindisfarne is such a beautiful place but we were surprised how large the island is and how many people live there. We were staying in the area and it was one of the places to visit, on our list. We checked the weather forecast and...More

1  Thank kempcilsaig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Actually you probably don't need to pay to see the exhition in the English Heritage Centre. As English Heritage Members, we are happy to support the Cause. To get good photos visit as early as possible to avoid the crowds.

Thank philip m
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Sara E
4 July 2017|
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Response from SueWestYorkshire_10 | Reviewed this property |
My understanding was that it's closed completely until October but don't worry about it spoiling your visit, the priory is worth visiting and there are plenty of walks with nice scenery, admire the views from high up or go... More
Jillian D
2 June 2017|
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Response from stevebG6121BX | Reviewed this property |
You can do both but clearly need to consult the Tide Chart well in advance. Also, no problem in taking your dog - hope you both enjoy the visit as it's well worth it!
14 May 2017|
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Response from keithlindsey | Reviewed this property |
so if the last safe crossing time is 13.25 then to have 4 hours on the island you should be going over to the island no later than 9.25 am thus giving you 4 hours over there so you can cross back before 13.25 its only a... More