Arrival and Departure
One of the many attractions of staying in an English Heritage holiday cottage is the outstanding location. Lindisfarne is a tidal island cut off from the mainland twice a day by the rising seas. It is this peaceful isolation that originally appealed to the monks, and still attracts over a million visitors every year. To reach the island you must cross the causeway at one of the safe crossing times. Always check the tide times before crossing.
The tide can get very high, extremely quickly and often has fast flowing currents. Although it may not look deep it can easily submerge a car. Every year visitors misjudge the tide and are trapped in their car or on foot by the rising waters. This is very dangerous and often results in Coastguard rescues. Do not attempt to cross the causeway outside the safe crossing times.
The housekeeper will contact you a few days before your arrival to advise you of where to meet them so that you can access the cottage.
During Your Stay
FREE ENGLISH HERITAGE ACCESS DURING YOUR STAY
You will have free of charge access to all English Heritage sites during normal opening hours for the duration of your stay.
On arrival there will be a welcome hamper that will include tea, coffee, milk, bread, eggs, orange juice, marmalade or jam, cheese and a bottle of wine. Where possible goods will be of local origin.
TOUR OF THE PROPERTY
Where possible and subject to staff availability, you will be offered an introduction to the English Heritage site on which you are staying.
Let us know if you are making a holiday booking for a special occasion, we have a range of gifts that can be waiting for you on your arrival.
SHOP AND IN-HOUSE CATERING DISCOUNT
For the duration of your stay enjoy a 10% discount on in-house catering and items purchased from English Heritage shops.