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Lindisfarne Castle, Holy Island

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
Lindisfarne Castle is a 16th-century castle located on Holy Island, near Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England, much altered by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1901. The island is accessible from the mainland at low tide by means of a causeway.
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  • One has to walk to the base of the castle from the village and this can be grim on a cold windy day. But when the sun is out and there's a gentle breeze, nothing could be better,especially breathing i...  read more »
  • Great place to take the dog. Unfortunately they are not allowed in the castle but there is plenty of fields / beach and they can go in the walled garden. Would not recommend for people who are instead...  read more »
  • You can go to the Holy Island on foot or by car - as there is a causeway linking the mainland (Berwick-upon-Tweed) to the island - when it is safe to do so. It is unsafe to use the causeway when it is...  read more »
  • Very nice place with good views and a really interesting story about who lived there and it's current restoration. The kitchen is by far the best room with some amazing furniture.
  • Lovely little castle overlooking Lindisfarne. The views from the open balconies the top of the castle as great.
  • Fascinating little castle with splendid views of the coastline.
  • Amazing place, plus many more historical places near bye, and Edinburgh just an hour up the road too
  • Great for a day out, plenty of parking space and good walks.
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