Originally home to the Lindisfarne Gospels, a visit to Lindisfarne Priory makes a great day out in Northumberland and from Easter we're open daily (29 March - 30 September). Sitting offshore on Holy Island and reached by a causeway at low tide, the peaceful atmosphere and beautiful views in the priory make a visit here well worth the effort.
Lindisfarne Priory was an important centre of early Christianity, and the home of St Cuthbert. Today you can marvel at the ornate carvings on the extensive ruins of the monastic buildings and enjoy the serenity that first drew the monks here. One of the most famous visitor attractions in North East England, Lindisfarne Priory will stay in your memory forever.
Inscribed in Stone
1 May - 30 Sep 2013
Celebrating the loan of the famous Lindisfarne Gospels to the North East, a new display looks at the importance of the priory and its inhabitants around the time of the production of the gospels.
Gospels on the Grass - Carpet, an installation in Lindisfarne Priory
Fri 28 Jun - Sun 7 Jul 2013
'Carpet' is a new temporary installation within the ruins of Lindisfarne Priory which both celebrates the visit of the Lindisfarne Gospels to the North East and the role of colour created on the island.
A Monk's Tale
Sat 29 & Sun 30 Jun 2013
Throughout each day our costumed medieval monk tells stories and tales from the time of the Gospels creation. Stories unfold en promenade around the ruins of the Priory. Also the Gospels on Grass artwork remains in situ for all visitors to enjoy.
Prices and opening times
Holy Island, Berwick Upon Tweed, Northumberland - TD15 2RX
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