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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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Nice walks on flat ground

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 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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11 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 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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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
2 helpful votes 2 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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Retford, United Kingdom
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36 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We went with our dog for a Saturday morning walk. All the pathways are flat, (except the slope up and over the new recently opened railway bridge) and wheelchair/pushchair friendly. It wasn't too busy and there were plenty of birds to see on the many lakes. It was a lovely peaceful walk. There are many hides along the route where... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It was Mother's Day as the restaurant was busy although quite a few empty tables but they were all covered in dirty crockery quits a long wait in the queue as only one person seemed to be serving although several people behind the counter not sure I would go again

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We had a fantastic time here! We have been here many times before, so I thought why not treat the Mother in our familiy to an event dinner. I can say the food was top notch, the Chef here really knows what its about. The staff are always attentive even when they are flat out serving people. Can't fault the... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I visited a few days ago and had a lovely walk around the whole place. I loved walking around the pond and seeing all the different types of wildlife around the walk. I am a budding wildlife photographer and will be visiting again soon with my camera. The centre also has a nice cafe and gift shop in the main... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Again I have been numerous times to Whisby, bith for personal reasons and with a class of children. Each time it has been a very positive experience. The staff in the education centre are an excellent team providing a first class service. The centre is beautifully maintained with great facilities.

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