The Farne Islands may be just a few miles off the Northumberland Coast but they feel a world away.
In spring and summer, they are home to over 20 species of seabirds, from dive-bombing terns to show-stealing puffins with bright beaks stuffed full of sand eels. Out of season, when the birds leave behind seals hauled on the rocks, they become a place of calm, quiet and escape.
The 28 islands also have a history dating back to 600AD: stories of hermits, pirates, Grace Darling’s famously brave rescue of a shipwrecked boat and even a stout-drinking donkey. In this guidebook, uncover this long history and which wildlife you might spot during a visit – and where to look out for it. Written by a former Farnes ranger, this guidebook brings these magical islands – and the challenges facing them – to life.
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