Trip reference number: 22410

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

The Farnes & Northumberland In Early Summer

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Early summer is a magical season for wildlife in Northumberland. Why not join us for some outstanding birding at a wonderful time of year and experience the other wildlife that this beautiful county has to offer?

The beginning of summer is a wonderful time for wildlife right across the British Isles, but nowhere is better than the remote and rugged coastline, the islands and the moors of Northumberland. The Farne Islands are deservedly world-famous for their accessible - even at times too friendly! - colonies of arctic terns, Sandwich terns, puffins, razorbills, guillemots, shags, fulmars, kittiwakes and eiders, and their handsome grey seals.

Nearby, Coquet Island has many of the same birds, plus the UK's only colony of the exquisite roseate tern. Elsewhere along the coast there are colonies of common and little terns, while in early summer Northumberland's inland habitats offer breeding dipper, goosander, grey wagtail, tree pipit, redstart, red grouse, spotted flycatcher and more.

Typical itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Arrive in Seahouses before an afternoon of birding
  2. Days 2-5: Explore Northumberland’s finest bird reserves & wildlife locations
  3. Day 6: Final morning excursion before departure
  • Available*: Jun to Jul
  • Group size: 10
  • Price excluding international flights: From £975 pp
  • Included in the price/package:
    • 5 nights accommodation in Seahouses
    • Most meals
    • Guided excursions
    • Transfers for excursions
    • Services of tour leader(s)
    • Entrance fees
  • Activities available:
    • Boat trip
    • Photography
    • Walking


This is a group trip with fixed departure dates. Please refer to our website for further information.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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