Pilgrims mark Good Friday with walk to Holy Island

Pilgrims have been marking Good Friday by walking the three-mile causeway to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne.

The sand causeway, which connects the island to the Northumberland coast, can be crossed on foot at low tide.

Pilgrims cross from Beal sands to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne in Northumberland Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
Pilgrims carry crosses over the causeway
Pilgrims carry crosses over the causeway Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
Pilgrims crossing the sand causeway
Pilgrims crossing the sand causeway Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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