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Bird Watching (UK) - - Go Birding -

GRID REF: NU 127 420 POST­CODE: TD15 2SG HOW TO GET THERE: If you are trav­el­ling up the A1 turn off at Gulf Lind­is­farne ser­vice sta­tion, 16 miles north of Al­nwick and 8 miles south of Ber­wick on Tweed. Fol­low on across the railway line un­til you drop to the cause­way. With the tide out drive onto the is­land tak­ing the first left in the vil­lage af­ter the large car park WHERE TO PARK: There is a Na­tional Trust car park as you rise up on the is­land on your left. A sec­ond car park is close the start of the Straight Lon­nen. Both are pay and dis­play TER­RAIN: Sandy and wet if that makes sense. Be­ware of Pirri pirri grow­ing in the dunes stick­ing to your’s and your dog’s feet. Best to use stout footwear and some days wel­lies AC­CES­SI­BIL­ITY: An all-year-round walk FA­CIL­I­TIES: Holy is­land and Ber­wick or ser­vice sta­tion on A1 by the turn PUB­LIC TRANSPORT: Buses from New­cas­tle and Ber­wick stop­ping on the A1 (501). Trains stop at Ber­wick-upon-tweed, web: fixmy­trans­port.com/routes/ north-east/501-bus Trav­e­line, tel: 0870 6082608 LO­CAL GUIDE: lind­is­farne.org.uk CLUB CON­TACT: Northumberland and Ty­ne­side Bird Club, hon­orary sec­re­tary Alan Til­mouth. Tel: 01670 512 013, email: nt­b­[email protected] COUNTY RECORDER: Tim Dean, 2 Knock­law Park, Roth­bury, Northumberland, NE65 7PW. Tel: 01669 621 460, email: [email protected]­world.com MAPS: OS Ex­plorer 340, OS Lan­dranger 75

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