Holy Island Harbour.
The small harbour at Holy Island is used mainly
by pleasure craft and a few local fishing boats.
It has a facility for removing boats from the water
for maintenance by means of a ramp and tracks up which the boats
In the 19th century Lime was exported from a jetty
by the castle. It was brought to the lime kilns beside the castle
from the north end of the island by a small wagonway, the trackbed
of which still exists. After being burnt in the kilns it was then
taken to the jetty on another wagonway.
Holy Island Harbour Pier with Lindisfarne Castle in the distance.
View across the bay to the pier.
Boats moored at low tide.
Boat houses avove the beach.
A yacht on the pier slipway.
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