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Experience the Magic with Billy Shiel Farne Island Boats Limited

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with Billy Shiel Farne Island Boats Limited as we take you on a remarkable journey to Holy Island aboard one of our new, modern, double-decker boats, the Farne’s Lass or Farne’s Maiden. Equipped with toilet facilities and featuring full expert commentary, these vessels promise comfort and education as you explore the stunning Northumbrian coast.

Holy Island Trip: A 4.5-Hour Voyage of Discovery

Departing from Seahouses, our Holy Island trip is a captivating 4.5-hour journey, including a two-hour stopover on the historic Holy Island, also known as Lindisfarne. As we set sail, you’ll have the chance to marvel at the abundant wildlife inhabiting the Farne Islands. Observe the bustling colonies of nesting seabirds and the playful Grey Seals that call these islands home.

The route to Holy Island offers an extraordinary opportunity to spot porpoises and dolphins frolicking in the waves. This enchanting cruise is perfect for nature enthusiasts and history buffs alike, providing an immersive experience that blends natural beauty with cultural heritage.

Embrace the Wonder of a Sunset Cruise

For a truly relaxing end to your day, join us on a serene Sunset Cruise around the Farne Islands. From May to the end of July, the islands are alive with thousands of nesting birds, including Puffins, Guillemots, Terns, Kittiwakes, Shags, and Cormorants. The golden hues of the setting sun create a breath taking backdrop as you witness this vibrant avian spectacle.

The Farne Islands are also home to a thriving population of Grey Seals, with an estimated 3,000 to 4,000 seals basking on the rocks, especially visible at low tide. Each autumn, over a thousand seal pups are born, contributing to the robust growth of this colony.

Book Your Adventure Today

Whether you’re captivated by the history and wildlife of Holy Island or seeking the tranquillity of a sunset cruise, Billy Shiel Farne Island Boats Limited offers an unparalleled experience on the North Sea. Don’t miss your chance to create lasting memories with our expert-guided cruises.

Book your trip today and embark on an extraordinary journey with us. Your unforgettable adventure awaits!

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