Farne Islands

Farne Islands

Overview

17 miles

A range of boat trips are available to see the most famous sea bird sanctuary in the British Isles with a large colony of Grey Seals. Visit the village of Seahouses for fish and chips while you’re in the vicinity.

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What makes it special

  • Habitat for seals and many species of seabird

Hostels nearby

YHA Wooler Shepherds Hut

YHA Wooler

Parking
Free wi-fi
Private rooms available

Farne Islands

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Map references

OS Grid Ref: NU 24026 36541

Lat/Lng: 55.621867, -1.6200563

Contact information

Other things to do nearby

Seahouses

Seahouses

Seahouses is a good access point to the nearby Farne Islands. This small seaside town is a very popular holiday resort.

Farne Island

Farne Island boat trips

A range of boat trips including the special grey seal cruise, Holy Island cruise and various bird-watching trips.

Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh Castle

Explore 14 public areas, learn more about the castle and watch history being uncovered during archaeological excavations.  Sample Northumberland produce from the tea rooms. Visit the castle's

Lindesfarne Priority in Berwick

Lindesfarne Priory in Berwick

Sitting offshore on Holy Island and reached by causeway at low tide. The peaceful atmosphere make a visit well worth the effort. Visit the website      

Lindisfarne Priory

Lindesfarne Priory

Lindisfarne Priory sits offshore on Holy Island and is reached by causeway at low tide. The peaceful atmosphere makes a visit well worth the effort.

Whin Sill, near Kyloe Crag, Northumberland

Climbing in Wooler

Some of the best rocks, crags and sandstone faces in the UK can be found in Glendale, the area around Wooler.  One of the most challenging climbs in the area, the Bowden Doors, is steep and techn

Chillingham Castle and Gardens

Chillingham Castle

This ancient and remarkable fortress has alarming dungeons and torture chambers, as well as the beautiful parklands and gardens.  It is reputed to be Britain's most Haunted Historic Castle!

Bailiffgate Museum

Bailiffgate Museum

The people and places of north Northumberland are brought to life here in lively, interactive style.

Alnwick Castle

Alnwick Castle

Tour the castle and enjoy fascinating stories from the past. Children can step into the world of a medieval knight or pretend to be witches and wizards as they stroll the corridors.

watersports

Watersports in Alnwick

Dive head first into water fun and action and you'll find yourself taking to the water like a pro! Take the plunge and enjoy some fun on (or in) the water!

cycling in Alnwick

Cycling in Alnwick

Jump on your bike and enjoy the rolling landscape on two wheels. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just fancy a ride, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

book shop

Barter Books

Barter Books is one of the largest second hand bookshops in Britain. Considered a local tourist attraction, Barter Books is a book shop situated in an old train station.