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The Farne Islands: Once holy, and the home of Grace Darling, now a famous nature sanctuary

June 24, 2022

This post is about my trip to the Farne Islands, off the coast of Northumberland, England, in May 2022. It starts with the huge castle at Bamburgh, and then proceeds to the port of Seahouses, my boat ride, and the Inner Farne Island bird sanctuary, which also features a lighthouse erected in 1809, the 1300s-vintage chapel of St Cuthbert, and Prior Castell's Tower from the years either side of 1500.

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