Destination guide

Travel to historical Holy Island

Come and experience Holy Island and its history, culture and cathedral. Renowned for its island views, seaside and wildlife, this city welcomes all visitors. Bamburgh Castle and Norham Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Holy Island

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Holy Island a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lindisfarne Centre (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Goswick Links Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Seahouses Golf Club (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Magdalene Fields Golf Club (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Chain Bridge Honey Farm (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Club (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Holy Island

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Holy Island is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Bamburgh Beach (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Ross Back Sands Beach (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Farne Islands (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Beadnell Bay (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Embleton Bay (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)

How many holiday rentals are available around Holy Island?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 375 holiday lettings around Holy Island. From 193 cottages to 193 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Holy Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Holy Island. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Scotland: 9,985 holiday homes
  • North East England: 3,778 holiday homes
  • Seahouses: 623 holiday homes
  • Beadnell: 715 holiday homes
  • Bamburgh: 646 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Holy Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Holy Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Holy Island with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Seahouses: 623 holiday lettings
  • Bamburgh: 646 holiday lettings
  • Eyemouth: 215 holiday lettings
  • Alnwick: 780 holiday lettings
  • Belford: 773 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Holy Island? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Holy Island. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lindisfarne Castle: 1,005 holiday rentals
  • Beadnell Bay: 1,149 holiday rentals
  • Bamburgh Castle: 1,039 holiday rentals
  • Dunstanburgh Castle: 1,180 holiday rentals
  • Lindisfarne Centre: 1,010 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Holy Island listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.