Farne Islands

Important notice -

Inner Farne will reopen to visitors on 21 June. Visitor numbers will be limited for the first few weeks for conservation reasons. Staple island will not reopen in 2021. Please adhere to government guidance.

Rocky islands, habitat for seals and many species of seabird

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Things to see and do

Visiting Inner Farne: What you need to know 

Inner Farne will reopen to visitors on 21 June. You don't need to book an admission ticket, but you do need to book a boat ticket. As numbers will be limited, we recommend that you do this in advance.

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Wildlife

Terns flying above rangers on the Farne Islands

Discover our wildlife 

Find the seals, puffins and over 100,000 seabirds, that call our special place home each year, on your visit.

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History

The stained glass window in St Cuthbert's Chapel on the Farne Islands

Discover our history 

St Cuthbert spent over 10 years living as a hermit on Inner Farne, monks, lighthouse keepers, soldiers and even shipwrecked sailors also called this island home.

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