Lindisfarne is most famous for the illuminated manuscript that is the Lindisfarne Gospels. I’ve seen it – in London. But you know this place is worth visiting for the location alone and English Heritage does a great job of keeping this site in good condition.

You can do the overlap in your mind’s eye.


St Cuthbert’s Island, The Priory and present church.

Entrance Gateway a warm welcome in stone

Still Sacred Ground

Did I have a good Birthday?

Oh YES!