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The Natural World Centre, Whisby

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Address: Moor Lane | Thorpe on the Hill, Lincoln LN6 9BW, England
Phone Number: 01522 68 88 68
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Description: Discover the eco-challenges of our changing world when you visit the...
Discover the eco-challenges of our changing world when you visit the Natural World Centre at Whisby Nature Park. Enjoy the 'Our Changing World' exhibition or one of the temporary exhibitions. Sample light refreshments and delicious home cooked meals in the stunning lakeside setting of the Boardwalk Cafe. Browse for unique gifts in our gift shop stocked with fair trade, recycled and natural products. An abundance of wildlife awaits you in 375 acres of lakes, woodland, ponds and grassland at the Nature Park. Come and enjoy a walk, watch the wildlife or join in with one of our great children's activities. It's only natural you will want to stay!
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Great place to visit for everyone, wheelchairs, push chairs as well as the able bodied.

Went here with a wheelchair user and it was excellent for access. Disabled parking bays directly outside the entrance, flat access throughout and disabled toilets. The restaurant... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Went here with a wheelchair user and it was excellent for access. Disabled parking bays directly outside the entrance, flat access throughout and disabled toilets. The restaurant has a large indoor seating area and a good outside area overlooking the lake. By sitting at the right hand end, as you go out, we could bird watch across the lake as... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I revisited after a break of a few months and was very pleased to see the new bridge across the railway had been completed, thus opening up the complete park again. There are a range of walks of different lengths which are identified on a map as you enter the building. Volunteers are also on hand to give advice to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I came to this reserve on a recommendation. On arrival I was greeted by a volunteer, who was really helpful and made suggestions as to what I may want to see around these old gravel pits. I followed the Grebe walk and a shortened version of the Coot walk. All wheel chair accessible. I saw damsel flies, and chimney sweeper... More 

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Lin'an, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Very nice food and atmosphere. Have a very good menu for all tastes.Value for money. View from cafe is of the lake which is a pleasant surrounding.

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I've visited Whisby Nature Reserve for many years and have watched it evolve and improve. I like it best in its Autumn colours, but have just visited to see the orchids (well marked on the map in the Centre). I have to admit my visits reduced when the car park charge went up just at a time when a large... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Great! Loved the peace and quiet and seeing the birds. Lovely walks and facilities great. Liked the balcony outside the restaurant which overlooked the lake and great for watching the swans building a nest!

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Malton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We found Whisby nature park by chance. Glad we stopped off to enjoy the varied nature trails around the lakes. Dogs are allowed on leads. Even if you are not into bird watching then the walks are very pleasant along flat well made tracks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

Was a lovely place for walk's and exploring there is a cafe and toilet's at the centre did not think much of the cafe

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Whisby is just a lovely place to spend an hour or so . . . wander around the lakes, sit and watch the birds swooping around or simply sit in the café enjoying a cuppa and the fantastic views from the panoramic windows . . . a Lincoln hidden gem.

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Spent a morning walking along the many waymarked routes.If you're into wildlife then this is the place to come..Lots of birdlife. Easy walking for long or short routes.Very relaxing couple of hours spent but could easily spend a day.

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Address: Address: Moor Lane | Thorpe on the Hill, Lincoln LN6 9BW, England
Phone Number: 01522 68 88 68
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln

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