Self catering holiday cottages in Holy Island, Northumberland, England
Discover some of the best that Northumbria has to offer with a cottage holiday on atmospheric Holy Island.
Holy Island in Northumbria, England’s Border Country, is best known for the National Trust’s Lindisfarne Castle and the Abbey. As you may expect from the name, the island has religious links due to the monastery that was founded here, way back in the 7th century.
What Holy Island offers for Cottage Breaks
Holy Island is reached by car via a tidal causeway or alternatively by boat. Take note that the causeway can only be used at certain times of day, dependent on the tides. It is essential when visiting or staying on the island to do your research and familiarise yourself with the tidal timetable information. Holy Island is a peaceful place which promises some stunning seaside scenery and excellent coastal walks. There are a couple of pubs and a few restaurants in the village. The much photographed Lindisfarne Castle stands tall, dominating the island. Other sights not to be missed include the ruin of the abbey and the beach. Enjoy browsing for self-catering and coastal cottages in Holy Island.
A stay in Holy Island may best suit those looking for a peaceful cottage holiday by the sea. Boating enthusiasts may also enjoy a holiday in this part of Northumbria. When staying on Holy Island you may also want to visit nearby Bamburgh with its stunning castle, sandy beach and nature reserve. Alternatively you may simply want to take it easy.
Whether you are planning a romantic coastal break or a laid back family self-catering holiday by the sea we hope you find good quality self-catering accommodation in or near Holy Island in Northumbria and that you get time to see some of the best sights that Northumberland has to offer.
Book a Holy Island cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Northumberland on holiday.