Built in 1550 using stones looted from the Priory ruins the castle was built to guard the harbour from attacks from Scots and Norsemen.
The castle sits on the highest point of the island and in later years the castle was used as a coastguard look-out and became something of a tourist attraction.
It was bought by architect Edwin Lutyens in 1901 and converted into a family home. He used stone, slate and timber to create a fascinating warren of passages and vaulted rooms.
This is an exciting place to go to and even the journey there is an experience. The walk round the island, which is mainly flat, gets you ready to ...
A walk on Holy Island on the coast of Northumberland, home to a wide variety of birdlife, visiting Lindisfarne Priory and with good views of the ...
3.5 mile walk around Holy Island beginning and ending at the car park
A four-mile walk around Holy Island that captures its scenery, wildlife and history.Words: Anthony TooleImage: Richard West
A visit to Lindisfarme and a walk around the perimeter on a beautiful.
Check the tide times before crossing.
6.5 mile circular walk around the coast of Holy Island beginning and ending at the car park. Always check the tide times before you go onto the island
Holy Island offers a magical mix of nature, history, spirituality and much more. Since the 7th century it has attracted pilgrims due largely to the ...
A circular walk around the eastern half of Lindisfarne, or Holy Island, visiting the ancient priory, the Church of St Mary and Lindisfarne Castle ...
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