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The Northeast Sights

Lindisfarne Castle

  • Marygate Map It
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Updated 06/04/2014

Fodor's Review

Reached during low tide via a causeway from the mainland, this castle appears to grow out of the rocky pinnacle on which it was built 400 years ago, looking for all the world like a fairy-tale illustration. In 1903 architect Sir Edwin Lutyens converted the former Tudor fort into a private home that retains the original's ancient features. Across several fields from the castle is a walled garden designed by Gertrude Jekyll. Call ahead for times, as they change with the tides.

Sight Information

Address:

Marygate, Lindisfarne, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 2SH, England

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Phone:

01289-389244

Sight Details:

  • £7
  • Castle Mar.–Oct., Tues.–Sun. (also Mon. in Aug.) 10–3; last admission 30 mins before closing

Updated 06/04/2014

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