The Northeast: Places to Explore

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Lindisfarne (Holy Island)

Cradle of northern England's Christianity and home of St. Cuthbert, Lindisfarne (or Holy Island) has a religious history that dates from AD 635, when St. Aidan established a monastery here. Under its greatest abbot, the sainted Cuthbert, Lindisfarne became one of the foremost centers of learning in Christendom. Today you can explore the atmospheric ruined priory and a castle.

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Lindisfarne (Holy Island) at a Glance

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