Sunset and Skuas

During our sunset cruise on Wednesday 8th August, we stumbled upon a beautiful Great Skua (Bonxie) as we were heading to the Longstone Lighthouse. In fact it was our newest crew member to the Serenity Team, Chris who spotted it and causally asked me what was that bird eating. As I glanced over I saw … Read more

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Two more days added to our popular Sunset Cruises

We have been doing the Sunset Cruises for a few years now and they have become more and more popular so we have decided to add a few more dates to our schedule. We don’t want to over do it but we have added to extra days so I hope this fits in with your … Read more

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Kittiwakes

When you are here everyday you tend to watch every little thing that goes on and looking at all the seabirds around the islands its been a good season so far and the Kittiwakes are no different. I have noticed that some of the Kittiwakes built their nests but never laid one egg. I’m not … Read more

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New Serenity Catamaran on the it way

We are very proud to announce our the arrival of our new catamaran “SERENITY” She was built in Canvey Island by Blyth Catamarans and she was transported by road to Amble Boatyard where she will stay for her final fix. We are hoping for about 8 weeks before she arrives at Seahouses, then after that … Read more

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Golden Hour

We do Sunset Cruises every Tuesday and Thursday from 7pm until 9pm(ish) and as the evenings close in a bit quicker every week, but this does not happen until the end of August into September. If you ever think that work gets in the way of a trip out to the islands then this trip … Read more

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Perfect Whiskers

Since it seems to be the in thing at the moment with all the men having beards I thought it would be prefect timing to show you a young bull seal with his perfect whiskers. Okay it is not a bearded seal but he is proud of his young whiskers and with him being so … Read more

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Bottlenose Dolphins

We have been seeing lots of bottlenose Dolphins again this year and it does not half give you a thrill. I never tire of seeing them and it gives our guests an extra special treat they are not expecting. I had a tear in my eye the other day when I little boy was brought … Read more

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Leucistic Guillemot

Its been 5 years now since myself and Andy first spotted the Leucistic Guillemot at the Farnes and this year we have eventually found its hiding place. Its taken sometime and its still hard to find at times but what a feeling it is to be able to show our guests this beautiful seabird during … Read more

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Eggs have been spotted

The Shags and Guillemots are now on eggs. It may only be a few but that’s it the breeding season has begun. I’m not sure how the Shag season will be as we have seen lots of dead Shags along the shoreline because of the “Beast from the East” and very unsettled weather after that, … Read more

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Albino Seal

It started 3 years ago when we first saw this rare albino seal and now I’m starting to get really curious. Where does it come from? Why does it return roughly the same time and the same place for the last 3 years? I have so many questions that need answered, so I need to … Read more

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