Lindisfarne Castle

Important notice -

We’re working hard to reopen many of our places where it is safe to do so. However, Lindisfarne Castle is currently closed. The shop is now open. Our countryside space is open.We ask all visitors to follow government guidance.

A year of stories, discoveries and contradictions in a castle (that’s not a castle), on an island (that’s not an island).

Lindisfarne Castle

Things to see and do

Visitors walking on the beach at Lindisfarne Castle, Holy Island, Northumberland
Limelight at Lindisfarne Castle

Limelight at Lindisfarne Castle 

Limelight, a new art installation at Lindisfarne inspired by the island’s dramatic Northumberland coastal setting. Coming soon.

The Gertrude Jekyll Garden near Lindisfarne Castle, Northumberland

Summer at Lindisfarne Castle 

Find out what's on offer at Lindisfarne castle this summer

A dog walker near the boat sheds at Lindisfarne Castle

Visiting Lindisfarne with your dog 

There are lots of walking routes on Holy Island and your dog is welcome to join you on the land around the castle. There are some changes to be aware of when you bring your four legged friend onto the island.

Walking near Lindisfarne Castle

Lindisfarne Castle walk 

Uncover Lindisfarne’s often-forgotten industrial past where a busy lime industry operated in the shadow of the castle in the late 19th century.

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Art and collections

A ringed plover

Plovers in plight 

Creating space for the ringed plover on Lindisfarne

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Places to stay

St Oswalds cottage on Holy Island near Lindisfarne Castle

Holiday on the Northumberland Coast 

Do views across the harbour to Lindisfarne Castle from St Oswald's holiday cottage sound like your perfect holiday? Perhaps you'd prefer Risemoor set in the dunes near Newton Pool Nature Reserve, staying in Low Newton village square at Rockside, or even holidaying at Holy Island village with Glen House? We're sure to have a holiday cottage to suit you.

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Lindisfarne Castle from the north east

Lindisfarne blog

What is happening at the castle during the current crisis?

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Lindisfarne Castle on the National Trust Collections website