The Farne Islands

No trip to Northumberland is complete without a visit to the famous Farne Islands.

Farne Islands Puffins

Declared by Sir David Attenborough as his favourite place in the UK to see nature at its best, the Farne Islands are a must! The islands themselves have been home to St Cuthbert, the famous Anglo-Saxon monk, and of course, to Victorian heroine Grace Darling.

Farne Islands

Take a boat trip from Seahouses to see thousands of breeding pairs of sea birds and one of the UK’s largest grey seal colonies. Several boat companies operate from the quay.