Farne Islands

Northumberland, England

Farne Islands are a series of islands in Northumberland, England. There can be between 15 and 20 islands, depending on the tide. The islands are split in two groups, the Inner Group, with its main islands Inner Farne, Knoxees Reef, East and West Wideopes, and the Outer Group, with its islands Staple Island, the Brownsman, North and South Wamses, the Longstone and Big Harcar. Staple Island is a Bird Sanctuary and can be visited between May and the end of July. Longstone Island is famous for its lighthouse, built in 1825. The group of islands is the most famous Sea Bird Sanctuary in the British Isles and has an important colony of Atlantic grey seals. The islands do not have a permanent population.

Farne Islands has a Moderate difficulty level and is Family Friendly.

Activities

Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching
Seal Watching
Nature Photography
Wildlife Photography
Landscape Photography
Northumberland, England
Latitude: 55.61723, Longitude: -1.649826

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About Farne Islands

Farne Islands are a series of islands in Northumberland, England. There can be between 15 and 20 islands, depending on the tide. The islands are split in two groups, the Inner Group, with its main islands Inner Farne, Knoxees Reef, East and West Wideopes, and the Outer Group, with its islands Staple Island, the Brownsman, North and South Wamses, the Longstone and Big Harcar. Staple Island is a Bird Sanctuary and can be visited between May and the end of July. Longstone Island is famous for its lighthouse, built in 1825. The group of islands is the most famous Sea Bird Sanctuary in the British Isles and has an important colony of Atlantic grey seals. The islands do not have a permanent population.