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“boat trip”(118 reviews)
“inner farne”(185 reviews)
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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.
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NE68 7YT, England
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+44 1665 720651
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place to sit and bird watch or just wander in your own thoughts. This is such a peaceful place and worth the boat ride.

Thank Dr_ADuarte
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the visit Islands with Sunset cruise, it was windy and very cold. First 10 mins on the boat to the white light tower, we experience few big waves, it felt like riding on the pirate in tge theme park. There was family...More

Thank Rita L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most interesting national trust property I have visited. We parked car in Seahorse town and took a boat ride. We went mid August, so puffins have left Islands. Boat ride was very comfortable, we went around staple island, it was covered with veriety of birds,...More

Thank kumuduni g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful. Lucky we went in a glorious sunny day. The highlight was the Arctic Tern and their chicks so very cute and very protective of their offsprings. The scenery is really gorgeous and the chance to see different birds from close and with their...More

Thank Mo C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was so amazed at the variety of wildlife we saw on a sunset cruise....I didn't expect to see much but was thrilled to see puffins and seals up close! And the view of Bamburgh Castle and the coastline is stunning.

Thank Vicci N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did this trip with my wife and close friends. It was marketed as a full sunset trip around the Farne Islands. We went with a company called Serenity Cruises. A great choice as the staff and vessel were great.The gent looking after us was excellent....More

Thank jstan54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very special place and we had an amazing time here. The boat trip on Serenity Boat Tours was excellent - we got up close to the cliffs where the guillemots were nesting and so very close to the grey seals we were...More

Thank Louise D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

See it on the tele (Robson Green) and it looked interesting, even though we are not bird watchers.. Thought why not .. £36. For two people so not cheap !!!! Think the people who sell the tickets should have told us The birds had GONE...More

1  Thank Gailanne1
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I visited the Inner Farne Island on a trip form Seahouses. The visit lasts for 1 hour. You need to pay a landing fee for a pass before you leave Seahouses. These is a well prepared route around the island and it will take around...More

Thank md1mm
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We went as part of a boat trip which you access from Seahouses. We booked prior to going as if you wait till the day you risk not going at your desired time. The Island was stunning. The rangers were very interesting. Recommend going to...More

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Tricia K
22 July 2018|
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Response from RplusV | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed. We were told that one could leave one’a mutt on board if you wanted to disembark,but I should check this.
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Louise D
11 July 2018|
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Response from Pingue1982 | Reviewed this property |
Either island has puffins on. I personally prefer staple islands as you also saw artic turns (wear a hat as they will peck ur head) and eider ducks. Enjoy ur visit
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ChristineR3807
10 June 2018|
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Response from Ian D | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the national Trust website and look up Farne islands they have a calendar for each month with details of birds you may still be able to see. Hope this helps.
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