Lindisfarne Castle

Important notice -

Lindisfarne Castle and shop are currently closed. In line with government guidance, our countryside space is open for local visitors to access for walks. We ask all visitors to follow guidance on social distancing to keep everyone safe.

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
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 you dog is welcome to join you on the land around the Castle.

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.

Lindisfarne Castle

Art and collections

Lindisfarne Castle shown beyond the remains of two jetties

Poem of the month 

A poem celebrating Holy Island

Lindisfarne Castle from the north east

Lindisfarne blog 

What is happening at the castle during the current crisis?

Lindisfarne Castle

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.

Lindisfarne Castle

History

Lindisfarne Castle from the north east

Lindisfarne blog

What is happening at the castle during the current crisis?

Lindisfarne Castle

Art and collections

Our collections

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