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Golden Gate Boat Tours MV

Seahouses, Northumberland National Park NE68 7RN, England
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If you're visiting Northumberland this is a must. This vessel is the only one permitted to take... read more

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techy192
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Fantastic

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip on the Golden Gate with George... his commentary was excellent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ohdear_8
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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“farne islands” (6 reviews)
“grace darling” (5 reviews)
“return trip” (2 reviews)
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Seahouses, Northumberland National Park NE68 7RN, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

If you're visiting Northumberland this is a must. This vessel is the only one permitted to take visitors to Longstone lighthouse, from where Grace Darling famously launched her tiny boat in a terrible storm to save the shipwrecked travellers. The trip is made all the...More

Thank techy192
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip on the Golden Gate with George... his commentary was excellent without being intrusive and he gave us a lot of information about the breeding birds that we could see on the trip. We were lucky with the weather as it...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

There are several options for those who want a trip out to the Farne Islands from Seahouses. This one includes a landing on Longstone Island. It is also one of the smaller boats and the crossing can be a bit rough - not recommended for...More

Thank Robert E
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

At Seahouses and who should I book with to visit the Farne Islands. Decided on the smaller company and wasn't disappointed. Thoroughly enjoyed the trip and the boat MV Golden Gate was superb. Captain entertained us with local knowledge as well as telling us when...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

Enjoyed the boat trip over to Farne Islands. The skipper and mate were really welcoming to everyone and helped all ages and species (dogs) to get on and off the boat. Lighthouse and islands were a great visit, and even getting rained on, on the...More

Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

We went out with Serenity Tours previously and took loads of photos. The first part of this tour was similar but it gave us the opportunity tp sit back and enjoy the views and the wildlife. The main reason for taking this second trip was...More

Thank cockneyshaun
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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful boat trip to Grace Darling's light house with Golden Gate Boat Tours. A polite and informative captain and crew. The trip at around 2hrs including a tour of the lighthouse was perfect for our 8 and 5 year old. Highly recommend.

Thank TheHallsPev1
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

I went on this tour with my Mum and Dad. Lasted around two hours in total, including a half hour stop on one island to visit the Longstone Lighthouse. The people on the tour were friendly and knowledgeable. The commentary was full of interesting facts,...More

Thank BenjaminBear
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is the second time I have done this trip as it's the only trip that gives you access to the Longstone lighthouse. Unfortunately today we were unable to land but it was still a great trip. Not many puffins at this time of year...More

Thank Paula J
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

We spent a wonderful couple of hours on this trip run by lovely people from the generous and enthusiastic lady in the ticket booth to the knowledgable skipper. Lots of wildlife to see and a great commentary from skipper, George. Our dog was welcome but...More

Thank S C
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