Covid-19. Staple Island and Inner Farne remain closed to the public. During this period we are operating Grey Seal Cruises, Holy Island trips and Private Charters. All trips have reduced numbers to maintain social distancing and face masks/coverings are mandatory for over 11's. Online booking recommended.

Please Note: No trips Saturday and Sunday due to gale force winds.

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Our journey since 1918

It was only in the late 1930's that the business as we see it today really got going. Billy Shiel joined his father at the age of 14 years...

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Billy Shiel's Boat Trips