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Holy Island Castle


LINDISFARNE CASTLE
  • NATIONAL TRUST HOME
  • AVAILABLE TO PEOPLE
  • GERTRUDE JEKYLL GARDEN
  • MARRIAGES
Sited atop the volcanic mound referred to as Beblowe Craig, Lindisfarne Castle the most distinct and picturesque popular features of the Island and can be seen for many miles around.
ollowing the dissolution regarding the monasteries by Henry VIII, the Castle was built-in the 1550's using rocks through the demolished Priory. In 1901, Edward Hudson (creator of Country lifestyle mag) negotiated its buy from the Crown as well as in 1902 Sir Edwin Lutyens (the popular architect) started the conversion to generate the Edwardian country home the thing is today. The Walled Garden (originally the Fort's veggie garden but re-designed by Gertrude Jekyll in 1911 as part of the conversion) lies toward north for the palace some 500m away. The woman plans were recreated because of the nationwide Trust and planted for 2003 season.
STARTING OCCASIONS: the ease of its numerous clients, the National Trust creates routine of varying opening times in line with the Island's tidal accessibility, starting for 5 hrs each day. The Castle normally readily available for Weddings and Naming Ceremonies.
rent observe that the castle and Garden are shut on Mondays (excluding Bank Holidays). From hours Castle tours may be organized, please contact the Castle for more info - see contact information below.


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