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Pilgrims Try To Drive On Water To Lindisfarne: Can They Make It To Holy Island?

TOURISTS and pilgrims are trying to drive on water from the Northumberland mainland to  Holy Island, also known as Lindisfarne. Not all of them make it. Indeed, to date, no car has managed to drive on the water at hide tide.

Ian Clayton, from the RNLI Seahouses station, says:

“It’s incredible that people seem to think they can drive their cars into the North Sea.”

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Posted: 20th, June 2011 | In: Strange But True | Comment (1)


In Pictures: Good Friday In Westminster Abbey, Holy Island And Folkestone

IT’S Easter. And that means the Good Friday procession as it passes along Victoria Street towards Westminster Cathedral in central London. In Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, pilgrims walk with crosses on the final leg of the Northern Cross pilgrimage to Holy Island. In Folkestone, Kent, members of Churches United place the third of three crosses at the peak of Sugar Loaf Hill after their annual Good Friday Procession of the Cross through the town. And everywhere else the Easter Bunny hops about on a diet of sugared chocolate… Oh, and happy Passover.

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Pilgrims walk with crosses on the final leg of the Northern Cross pilgrimage to Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland.

Posted: 2nd, April 2010 | In: Reviews | Comment