Lindisfarne Priory

Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland TD15 2RX
Church Lane Holy Island England TD15 2RU GB

Originally home to the Lindisfarne Gospels and the site of grisly Viking attacks, a visit to Lindisfarne Priory is a great day out in Northumberland. Sitting offshore on Holy Island and reached by a causeway at low tide, the peaceful atmosphere and beautiful views from the priory make a visit here well worth the effort.

Lindisfarne Priory was an important centre of early Christianity, and the home of St Cuthbert. Today you can marvel at the ornate carvings on the extensive ruins of the monastic buildings and enjoy the serenity that first drew the monks here. One of the most famous visitor attractions in North East England, Lindisfarne Priory will stay in your memory forever.

Facilities: Disabled access but limited in some areas of the Priory grounds.

Opening Times: 1 April – 30 September – daily 10am – 6pm
1 October – 2 November – daily 10am – 5pm
3 November – 29 March – Sat and Sun only 10am – 4pm, except February Half Term open daily 10am – 4pm

Costs: Adults: £5.40, Concessions: £4.90, Children: £3.20
English Heritage Members Free

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