Things to do in Northumberland Scottish Borders
Scenic in Scotland
Description: The site of the best-known seal and bird colonies in the North East of England.
Situation - OS ref: NU 218358
How to get there:
By car: Park in Seahouses and arrange a boat trip from Seahouses Harbour.
By public transport: Local bus service to Seahouses and then boat trip.
Seasonal opening details :
From April to August or September.
Breeding season from 1st May to 31st July - landings limited on some islands
MV Golden Gate does four sailings per day 10.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 4.30pm
Times - dependent on tides, weather and sea conditions.
Landings usually on Staple Island in the mornings and Inner Farne in the afternoons during breeding season.
A 'landing fee' must be paid to the National Trust when landing on any of the bird sanctuaries.
This is separate to and additional to the Boat Fare.
1 April - 30 April & 1 August - 30 September:
ADULT £4.60 CHILD £2.30
1 May - 31 July:
ADULT £5.60 CHILD £2.80
Special rates for parties and school groups.
Boat trip bookings: tel - 01665 721210
email - [email protected]
Trips also available to Longstone Lighthouse
WC facility on Inner Farne
Places to stay nearby:
Local towns and villages: