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Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium

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Address: The Cobb, Lyme Regis DT7 3JJ, England
Phone Number: 01297 444230
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Description: Presents local fish and marine life of the Jurassic Coast in an historic...
Presents local fish and marine life of the Jurassic Coast in an historic building on the Cobb. During a visit you can interact with the sea creatures. Enjoy the truly unique experience of hand feeding the mullet, holding a starfish and stroking a giant lobster.
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Wow ive hand fed Mackerel!!!

I really enjoyed this little Aquarium, to be able to hand feed Mackerel is an experience, £3 for a pot of food, and to be able to hold a live Starfish was fantastic. Although... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We been go look it but pay inside but just small room not need pay just free they nice dishes different we can't go inside round they pay too much not right I thought free or offer down price but lovely look view thanks

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

At £21 for a family of 4 this could not be classed as great value for money. It's very small with only a few tanks & you could be done in 10 - 20 minutes if you don't linger. It's quaint for sure, and the kids really did enjoy the mullet feeding but it's just not worth £21.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed this little Aquarium, to be able to hand feed Mackerel is an experience, £3 for a pot of food, and to be able to hold a live Starfish was fantastic. Although a small Aquarium its worth a walk down the Cobb to visit it £6.00 adults

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A bit pricy for what it is. The displays are interesting and it will keep you occupied for a bit under an hour, but if cash is tight there are many other things around that you can see for nothing! You can walk out to the Cobb buildings and look around, if the fancy strikes you go into the aquarium.

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed visiting the aquarium, the owner was extremely friendly and enthusiastic. The mullet feeding was unique but amazing, a must do! It may not be as big as sea life but a million times better. You can even hold starfish and meet giant crabs!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Lovely aquarium. Admittedly very small but as the saying goes quality over quantity! The guy who owns it is really friendly and very helpful if you'd like to know anything. It was £5 admittance and you can pay extra to feed mullets from you're hand as did my step sister. Very unique experience as it is said to be the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We loved the little aquarium, the two owners were so friendly and welcoming. Hand feeding the mullet was a great experience and like nothing we had ever done before, both of my children were amazed. Then we got to hold a star fish each, which was another incredible thing for the children to do. It is only a small aquarium... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Feeding the grey mullets was an incredible and completely enjoyable experience, along with the opportunity to hold a starfish. The staff were passionate and very knowledgeable, acting with friendly and approachable natures. I really enjoyed reading the information on the animals exhibited, as well as the facts delivered by the staff, who were able to answer every question asked to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Not much to see and very overpriced at £6 each. I think older children (we had a 2.5 year old with us). May be able to do more using the leaflets but very disappointing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Made to feel really welcome & family run. Went for my sons birthday and he loved it, hand feeding the fish and holding the starfish made his day. "Best aquarium ever!"

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Address: The Cobb, Lyme Regis DT7 3JJ, England
Phone Number: 01297 444230
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Lyme Regis

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