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Explore Inner Farne with Billy Shiel Farne Island Boats

Embark on an unforgettable adventure to Inner Farne with Billy Shiel Farne Island Boats! Our guided tour offers an up-close encounter with nesting seabirds, including the adorable puffins nesting in burrows.

During this 2½ – 3-hour trip (including one hour on Inner Farne), you’ll cruise around the picturesque Farne Islands, marvel at seabirds perched on cliff faces, and visit Grey Seal colonies. Dive into history as we trace the heroic route of Grace Darling and her father’s rescue in 1838, accompanied by engaging commentary throughout the journey.

A Birdwatcher’s Paradise

Inner Farne, spanning 16 acres, becomes a bustling hub of seabird activity during the breeding season (May – July). Witness puffins, guillemots, razorbills, terns, shags, cormorants, and more in their natural habitat.

Discover Historical Treasures

Delve into history as you explore the island that housed St. Cuthbert in 678. Visit the 14th-century church dedicated to St. Cuthbert and marvel at the monastic-era structures, including the historic “Fishehouse” and “Pele Tower,” which now serves as home to National Trust Rangers.

Plan Your Adventure

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary journey! Book your Inner Farne trip with Billy Shiel Farne Island Boats today and experience nature and history come alive in the stunning surroundings of the Farne Islands. Unforgettable memories await – reserve your spot now!

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