Lindisfarne Priory (Holy Island) Reviews
Newest Review: ... across from the RNLI station in Seahouses - where you can also catch the boats if you don't want to drive (costing about £7). You enter via the visitors centre, which has a permanent exhibition on the history of the island, emphasising the role that the early Christian church had on the island - and the effect the Lindisfarne settlements had on the Christian church. The exhibition has added 'child friendly' bits, with the information at a child's height and fun sections. For adults, there is plenty of in depth information about the history and culture of the site and the island. There are also artefacts relating to the priory and island.... more
Customer Lindisfarne Priory (Holy Island) Reviews (1)
by - written on 22/09/05 (Very useful, 65 readings)
The visual image most of us have of Holy island is the castle, stood on a volcanic outcrop looking over the sea. However, the most important part of the history of the island can be found a few miles away, on the edge of the village, at Lindisfarne priory. The priory costs £3.60 to enter, with the usual discounts for students/senior citizens/children. It is open from 10-6 each day in summer, 10-5 in October, 10-4 in February and March, and 10-2 from November to January. It is open every day apart from in Nov, Dec and Jan, when it's only open Monday, Sat and Sun. However, when it's open is only half the story. Holy Island can only be reached by boat or by the ... Read the complete review
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