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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 location close to the city

The only thing that spoils the visit is the now £2.00 car parking fee. I'd love to just pop in to the excellent cafe for coffee and cake with a view, but adding the car parking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We've spent many happy hours here. Love the different walk. Cafe and play areas are brilliant. The only down side is dog poo...it is a problem there! Shame you have to pay to park

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The only thing that spoils the visit is the now £2.00 car parking fee. I'd love to just pop in to the excellent cafe for coffee and cake with a view, but adding the car parking fee onto the cost makes this uneconomical. However, a few hours can easily be spent with a lovely stroll and a afterwards a rewarding... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Another visit to this Nature Reserve, we were very disappointed the water feature was not working properly, all the features in the downstairs discovery centre were broken nothing seems to have been done for a very long time. It is good for walking and wild life but the rest needs some urgent attention. The café had very long service and... More 

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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Whisby can be found just off the ring road, not far from the little chef, well sign posted. Plenty of parking and good walks mostly on the level. Wear sturdy shoes for the walks. Good Café/Restaurant back at the centre for when you return from the walks. Activities often organised during school holidays for younger children also extensive play area... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Brilliant place to go for a walk, lots of different paths to follow. Also the cafe does good food, has a lovely outlook onto the lake and isn't too pricey.

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United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I took my two children here age 7 and 15 and we all enjoyed it. I like the fact that there are different walks you can take and ones for dog walkers. A nice place to take the children to get outside, get some fresh air and learn about wildlife!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Someone told us we should drop by for a visit and at over 40 miles a decent day out, so this Sunday (today) with the weather looking fine we decided to take a trip. First as with all good days out a visit to the Cafe, stunning views over one of the many reclaimed gravel/sand pits now filled with water... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This could be a great place for food but instead it serves up second rate meals. We've had several meals here including breakfast and lunch but never really felt that we've had value for money. Our last visit has prompted me to write this review as the meal was well below par. We had a couple of jacket potatoes that... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Beautiful place for a nice walk especially on a sunny day. Lots of wildlife to look at especially different birds.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Brilliant place to have a wonder and some time to yourself. Clean. Quiet and a place to remember on a sunny afternnon

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