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Living Coasts

Beacon Quay | Torquay Harbourside, Torquay TQ1 2BG, England
01803 202470
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Ranked #19 of 36 Attractions in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
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English first
Castleford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

I loved this and there was so much to see. I wasn't sure what to expect but it was great and we had lots of fun. You can get a joint entry to Paignton Zoo to save money which I also highly recommend. Both great for all ages.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Nice little place I only pop in with my passes and to pass an hr with my little girl . Would find it an expensive experience otherwise Staff friendly cafe great overlooking g the sea

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

The penguins were great, loved the ones wandering round! The whole place was lovely, the animals clearly well cared for, the staff happy and chatty and seemed to really love their jobs. Really enjoyed our little walk round, and there was a chance to see feedings and talks and a voucher to return again in 7 days. Good value and... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

On a visit to Torquay we visited Living Coasts thinking we would be there for half a day. It took us less than an hour to walk around. There are a lot of birds as in volume however they are mainly penguins. They viewing tanks were quite dirty therefore not really able to see much. For the price of entry... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Great day out. The centre has lots of view points to watch the penguins, seals and other birds. Lots of feeding times through the day which are really informative. On this occasion, my husband and I visited on our own, but have visited previously with our children. Lots of things for children to do, and an enjoyable day out for... More

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Hereford
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Loved it. Me and my partner went in to have a look as we had a couple of hours to spare and we both enjoyed are visit. Great to get close to the birds and animals and would be great if you have a young family.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised that everything that could been seen at Living Coasts was there to see. It's not like a large zoo where you don't get to see some animals as you're too far away. You can get pretty close to everything they have on offer here. It's pretty small as Zoos go but that does mean you don't... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

This is a great place to visit where you get to see animals up close the penguins walk around your feet watched by staff to keep them safe. If you plan your visit with feeding times and talks it's better. There are benches to sit and watch all around and ice cream/snack shop half wY around also a lovely gift... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
8 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Well thought out, staff were great, cafe is lovely. The whole place feels right, if a tiny little bit shabby and tired. Not sure what they can do about that without a serious cash injection and more space!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Brilliant day out, enthusiastic staff and educational and fun at the same time. My only complaint is that the food in the cafe wasn't very good

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