The Holy Island of Lindisfarne is cut off from the mainland twice a day during high tide. Look for the official crossing timetables and you will be ok. Holy Island is only a short drive away from Haggerston Castle by car.
Lindisfarne Priory - is a site where almost 1400 years ago St. Aidan, brought here by King Oswald, chose Lindisfarne to build his church and bring Christianity to the ancient Kingdom of Northumbria. walk in the footsteps of the monks who inhabited this 12th century Priory and monastic buildings.
Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve - you can explore the wildlife on the island, come and see the influx of visiting birds every autumn and winter. See migratory birds and in addition you can enjoy all the wild flowers.
Lindisfarne Scriptorium - a small business based on a small Island off the coast of Northumbria. Offering pieces of artwork, books and more all by local artists and craftspeople. With a religious theme to all the produce and an idyllic setting this is a must visit place while you are on the island.
Celtic Crafts - is a family run jewellery and local crafts shop. Located in a 400 year old cottage and selling Celtic inspired Jewellery, Pewter, Books, Glass and more.
Lindisfarne Mead - is located in the centre of Holy Island village adjacent to the market place. Each adult visiting the winery showroom has the opportunity to a free sample of the world famous Lindisfarne Mead. Lindisfarne Mead is a unique alcoholic fortified wine manufactured here on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne from fermented white grapes, honey, herbs, the pure natural water from the island's artesian well fortified with fine spirits.
The Post Office - where you can buy anything from a stamp to a dressed crab, a tide book to a newspaper even a milkshake. Breakfast rolls & Coffee or maybe some of our fabulous quiche, crab sandwiches or a Jarvis Pickle pie. Homemade tray bakes, Scones & Cakes. Choose from Lasagne, Cottage pie, Chicken tikka masala, Spinach & Ricotta lasagne, Vegetable & Bean Chilli or our homemade Crab Cakes. Dressed Crab Salad, Quiche Salad, Hot Smoked Salmon Salad. We have homemade Hummous & Olives & Salad boxes made fresh to order.