Farne Islands

Overview

Overview

One of the UK's best wildlife experiences is just a boat ride away - the Farne Islands lying off the coast of North Northumberland.

In summer the Farne Islands are 'home' for over 100,000 pairs of breeding seabirds, including 55,000+ pairs of puffins.  When the birds leave in late summer the Islands become the pupping grounds for the second largest colony of grey seals in England.

Then there is the human story with St Cuthbert and Grace Darling taking centre stage, whilst the view from the Farne Islands back towards Bamburgh Castle rival any seen from the mainland.

The Farne Islands are open to visitors from 28th March to the 1st Nov. 

The best time to visit, for the breeding seabirds that is, being mid-April through to late July, when landing is possible on Inner Farne, Staple Island, and Longstone.

The seal pups can be viewed from visitor boats from late October until mid-December.

Special offers

Car parking available at Farne Islands Nature and Wildlife Attraction Car parking available In Seahouses - Pay and Display, non National Trust
Toilet Facilities at Farne Islands Nature and Wildlife Attraction Toilet facilities limited
Film location at Farne Islands Nature and Wildlife Attraction Film / TV location

Choppy visit

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12/09/2019

Trip to the Farne islandd

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15/08/2019

Amazing place

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13/08/2019

Puffin, Pantin, Kittwakes and All

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10/08/2019

Puffins everywhere

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09/08/2019
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