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: Carving a Commemoration
Sat 18 - Sun 19 May 2013
Join a master stonemason in the grounds of Lindisfarne Priory as he recreates two enigmatic carved ‘name’ stones from the 8th century monastery.
The Unfolding Sky - Turner in the North
Sat 8 Jun 2013
The Unfolding Sky: Turner in the North is a vibrant re-imagining of the extraordinary depictions of the Northumberland countryside, captured on canvas by the great English landscape painter JMW Turner.
Gospels on the Grass
Fri 28 Jun - Sun 7 Jul 2013
Celebrating both the Festival of the North East and the display of the unique Lindisfarne Gospels at Durham Cathedral during the summer, we highlight the place of origin of the famous Gospels with a magnificent piece of land art.
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Holy Island, Berwick Upon Tweed, Northumberland - TD15 2RX
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