The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Holy Island

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  • I had a quick walk through the grounds with my husband on the way to the priory. Great views out to sea, with well kept grounds.  more »
  • A lovely church with such a great history. There is a splendid statue of St Aiden in the grounds. Lovely views of the castle ( which was closed during our visit to island); however Holy Island is...  more »
  • A very ancient church full of history and atmosphere. It has Saxon and Norman stonework and some beautiful stained glass. I came here after visiting the priory and found the modern sculpture of the monks carrying the coffin of St Cuthbert very moving. Some interesting info about Lindisfarne and the lives of its saints. Very peaceful and well worth spending some time here.
  • Church full of interesting artifacts. Simple building, but full of history. Will return, for another visit, probably early Spring, when it might not be so crowded.
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