Things to do in Scottish Borders
Description: One of the holiest Anglo-Saxon sites in England – the Cradle of Christianity. For 1300 years this has been a place of pilgrimage.
Situation – OS ref: NU 127417
How to get there:
Access limited by tides.
Safe crossing times.
By car: Across the tidal causeway from the mainland. Turn off the A1 south of Berwick along the road signposted Beal and Holy Island. Car parking in the area.
By public transport: Local bus services from Berwick upon Tweed
Seasonal opening details (2009):
All year – closed Jan 1st and Dec 24th-26th.
21st March to 30th September - daily - 9.30am to 5pm
October – 9.30am to 4pm
1st November to 31st January - Saturday to Monday - 10am to 2pm
1st February to 31st March - daily - 10am to 4pm.
Adult £4, Concessions £3.20, Child £2, Under 5's Free.
Group discounts available.
Tel: 01289 389200
One end of St Cuthbert's Way – the long distance walk from Melrose to Lindisfarne
Places to stay nearby:
Local towns and villages:
Berwick upon Tweed