Holy Island – Visitor information

The causeway by car

Crossing the causeway to Holy Island: tips, tides and safety. How to cross, when to cross, what to look out for. Read article.

Pilgrim's Way poles at the start of the route to Holy Island / Lindisfarne

Walking the Pilgrim’s Way

Walking the ancient Pilgrim’s route to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, how to do so safely, minding tide times. Read more.

Car submerged on the Holy Island Causeway

VIdeo: Holy Island's Causeway – What you NEED to know

How to cross the causeway safely, how the tides work, how do cars get caught out. Watch.

Sun rising behind Lindisfarne Castle on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne

What to do on Holy Island: a short guide

Top 12 things to do/see on Holy Island. Viewing points around Holy Island. Things to do on Holy Island when it’s raining. Read more.

Full English Breakfast on a plate

Food options on Holy Island

Breakfast, lunch and dinner options on Holy Island and in the vicinity. Read more.

Lindisfarne Castle in the mists, for post on getting to Holy Island by public transport

Getting to Holy Island by Public Transport

How to get here by train, bus, taxi from across the UK and nearest airports: easily achievable, but needs some careful planning. Read more.

Aurora over Lindisfarne Castle

Viewing the Northern Lights on Holy Island

What you need to know about viewing the aurora here. Read more.

Sign saying: Welcome to Holy Island. Please use the visitors car park and help protect our village

Amenities on Holy Island

Pubs, cafes, toilets, cash, etc. Read more.

Lindisfarne Castle

Visiting Lindisfarne Castle

Everything you need to know about visiting Lindisfarne Castle and the Gertrude Jekyll Garden, opening times, prices, history etc. Read more.

Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne

Visiting Lindisfarne Priory

Visitor information, opening times, costs, history, saints and Vikings. All the information you need about visiting Lindisfarne Priory. Read more.

Holy Island Beach at sunset

Walking routes around Holy Island

In which we share a few of our favourite walks on the island, including the circular route to the North Shore. Read more.

Spending high tide on Holy Island

Holy Island in high tide, when all the tourists are gone is a completely different experience. Read more.

Pay and Display Car Park sign at Chare Ends car park, Holy Island

Parking on Holy Island

Locations, cost and restrictions: car parks on Holy Island. Read more.

Holy Island Camino Shell

A Camino Shell on Holy Island?

The Camino Shell on Chare Ends explained, and how it represents our own personal connection to the Camino de Santiago. Read more.

Lindisfarne Castle Webcam

Just like being here in person, watch our Holy Island webcam, trained on Lindisfarne Castle. Click here.

Book accommodation on Holy Island

Stay ‘on island’ in this peaceful oasis of a guesthouse, within walking distance of all Holy Island attractions. Check availability and book instantly online.