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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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Bring a pair of binoculars - and maybe warm clothing!

This is an excellent place for a short, medium or lengthy walk in the open air. To begin with, apart from £2 for the car park, it's free - and that doesn't often happen... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Lincoln
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We took our family of two under 3s around one of the lakes with our dogs and it is beautiful. Paths are great for buggies, plenty to see and is very clean. People are friendly and once back at the centre there is food and things to play of for the kids. To only pay £2 parking is a bargain.... More 

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Lincoln
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is an excellent place for a short, medium or lengthy walk in the open air. To begin with, apart from £2 for the car park, it's free - and that doesn't often happen! Primarily an area for bird watching and walking, there are a number of well-signed routes around the two or three bodies of water. They are all... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A very nice walk with some excellent scenery good for those who like bird spotting and good for photographers. Good café for food or just a drink after your walk

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Lincolnshire
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We are members of the Lincolnshire Wildfowl Trust but were amazed to find that admission was free. Which is very nice but surely most people would not begrudge a couple of pounds entrance fee to help with its upkeep? We visited on Bank holiday Mondayj and although it was very busy we were able to find plenty of places to... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
5 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is a nice place to have a walk around, its not got spectacular scenery but its pleasant enough. The cafe is OK but often very busy and food was OK but not budget for what it is There are a number of different walks around the lakes on solid pathways so there are plenty of options There is also... More 

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staffordshire
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We called into the nature park on the way home after spending a few days in Lincoln. We were so impressed with the lakes, the visitor centre in fact the whole place. Would visit again if in the area.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is a nice enough nature reserve, but nothing spectacular. Plenty of choice for walks if you fancy some fresh air. The cafe is ok if you just want a coffee, but I wouldn't recommend the food. I had a jacket potato with cheese, not sure how you can ruin that, but it was lukewarm, hard, & not very tasty... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Good choice of breakfast items all piping hot and freshly cooked. Friendly staff good value for money will definitely go back next time in area

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We visit Whisby nature park often with my dog and or my five year old grand daughter. There is always something new to interest us. The walks are excellent and informative, the shop is reasonable, the play areas are great for enquiring minds and there is a lovely meal always waiting at the cafe. A brilliant way to spend an... More 

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