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  • Lindisfarne Priory ruins in Northumberland
    In pictures

    The ruins of Lindisfarne Priory // In pictures

    Northumberland’s Lindisfarne Island has such religious significance they even named it Holy Island – and its holiest site is its priory. The region’s earliest Christian monastery was founded here by Irish…

  • Lindisfarne or Holy Island
    Travel tales

    Marooned on Lindisfarne Island

    On Lindisfarne, or Holy Island, the islanders live their lives based on the rhythm of the tides. Linked to the Northumbrian mainland by a narrow causeway, twice each day the island…