Farne Islands – review

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The reasons are uncountable for taking a trip to National Trust site Farne Islands located just away from the coast of Northumberland.

Be you an avid bird watcher, have a love affair with all things sea life, or instead take to the waves in your kayak at any opportunity this is a must stop destination. Not only are you sure to find the charming puffins a pure delight, as who could resist their quaint charm, but there are also the guillemot that comprise hundreds of thousands flocking birds…be careful where you step!

National Trust exquisite venue of Farne Islands is also the home to so many grey seals that it has established itself as in fact one of the most highly concentrated colonies across Europe. Take the children out to hear the barks and calls of these enchanting sea beasts and they too may be moved to join in.

For those looking to take to the water you can do so not only atop a kayak but also take the plunge and explore what is awaiting just below the surface. Lest we forget there is also the lighthouse to make your way to which is stunning in its own historic lore.

You can impart some wisdom to the little ones that in days past Farne Islands harboured not only soldiers but also saints; but that was all long before the seals and birds decided to take over! Regardless of what draws you out you surely will be happy you came; be sure to spend your next holiday escape right here!

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