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Farne Islands

NE68 7YT, England
+44 1665 720651
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Fabulous Farne Islands

Took the one and a half hour trip around the Islands as my wife is not great on water. This was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mark S
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Caught a boat from billy sheils at the harbour in Seahouse The weather was poor but the boat ride... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A group of islands on the very north-east of England which represent one of the greatest dangers to shipping around the entire British Isles.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“national trust” (101 reviews)
“boat trip” (101 reviews)
“inner farne” (157 reviews)
NE68 7YT, England
+44 1665 720651

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Reviewed yesterday

Took the one and a half hour trip around the Islands as my wife is not great on water. This was something we had wanted to do the last time we were in the area, we weren't disappointed, a fabulous trip with commentary by the...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Caught a boat from billy sheils at the harbour in Seahouse The weather was poor but the boat ride was quite calm. It was camera heaven if the boat had sunk the insurance claims would of been 10s of thousands lol. It had been raining...More

Thank blueboytwo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get the little ferry, and be prepared for choppy seas en route to wonderful sights. Seals abound, and the birds are multitudinous. The awks and terns are upstaged by the famous puffins - go during the Spring and early Summer nesting season for the best...More

1  Thank Ian K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked 3 nights in a local guest house intending to visit the Farne Islands on the first day so booked the trip with Billy Shiels, day onetime islands were closed so managed to do it on the 2dnd day, it's a photographers dream, wall to...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in North Northumberland, a boat-trip to the Farne Islands must be on the "Do not Miss" list. A number of boats operate out of Seahouses Harbour, each doing a slightly different itinerary. Remember if you land on one of the National Trust islands...More

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Apparently the best place in the world to see seals, and I think they could be right. So many seals, so friendly and obviously use to divers in the water. #they were so friendly, coming right up to us so we could touch them. What...More

Thank JulieMcK61
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Farne Islands on 26th.June on St.Cuthbert 111 boat. Wonderful experience cruising around the rocky islands seeing the sea birds and then being able to walk around the Inner Farne observing the birds, particularly puffins and turns, at close quarters during their breeding season. As...More

1  Thank Newsholme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second visit to the Farne Islands. Last time we went in Sepetember and the majority and the birds had fledged. This time we visited in June, the height of breeding and it was a completely different experience. I love puffins and it...More

1  Thank Laura B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a day on the Farne Islands and it's something I'll never forget. It's incredible to see so many species of birds all in one place!

Thank share24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We parked in the centre by the Lifeboat and walked down to the Quay side where there were loads of cabins selling a variety of trips. With young grand children we chose the shortest experience 1 and a half hour boat trip out to circuit...More

Thank Susan B
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19 July 2017|
Response from Jade W | Reviewed this property |
Hi there Yes you will they start leaving August - take a Hat as the Terns are protecting young and the nip your head - have a great trip :-)