Berwick Upon Tweed Castle
16th Century
Open to Visitors

Lindisfarne Castle is a 16th-century castle located on Holy Island in Northumberland, England. The island is accessible from the mainland at low tide by means of a causeway.

Lindisfarne Priory was abandoned between 1536 and 1537 as part of the Dissolution of Monasteries. To take advantage of the island’s strategic location, a fort was built using stones from the priory. 

The Castle is on what once was the border between England and Scotland. The area has seen frequent encounters between English and Scots, and attacks by Vikings. Its position on the North sea made it particularly vulnerable to strikes.

Visit Lindisfarne Castle


Dogs welcome in grouds
Exhibitions (Signs)
Restrooms in coach park
Carpark 1 mile away (Paid)
Drinks & Snacks in town
Access to castle by foot and up steep cobbled ramp
Lindisfarne Castle Taken from the West. Image courtesy of Wikimedia.


Summer: 10:00 – 17:00

Winter: 10:00 – 16:00?


Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 2SH


+44 01289 389244


Family with one adult£13.50


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