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Still fantastic

Visited out of season for the wildlife however the visitor centre is still very informative. They... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Blaine W
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Jarrow, United Kingdom
Very educational

We found this visitor center extremely informative. It is in great condition with many exhibits... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bonsaiwino
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East Greenville, Pennsylvania
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*We are now closed for winter and will reopen March 2019* Overlooking St Abbs Harbour and occupying the old Village Hall, the Centre offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape in a stunning contemporary setting. Here you’ll discover the...more
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Coldingham Road, St Abbs TD14 5PL, Scotland
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+44 1890 771672
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited out of season for the wildlife however the visitor centre is still very informative. They have a selection of skeletons on site from various animals. They also have spotting scopes set up to view St Abb's head and the sea. The little aquarium on...More

Thank Blaine W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this visitor center extremely informative. It is in great condition with many exhibits. The staff was also very helpful.

Thank bonsaiwino
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Because it does not let dogs in not so good . But what is inside is worth the time ,nice art as well

Thank Mick B
Reviewed July 18, 2018

this a lovely visitor centre, lots of information about the marine life and fishing history of the area. staff helpful and good cards in the little shop area. well worth a visit.

Thank zenamassey08
Reviewed May 13, 2018

A beautiful use of the building, incredible views and the artwork was extremely beautiful. The staff member was friendly, chatty and very helpful. Was also great to see what had been spotted, such as dolphins and seals, recently.

Thank DrDelderfield
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Visited during coastal walk and found lots of local interesting information. Great to be able to use telescope on cliffs to see the birdlife. Very friendly and informative assistant.

Thank nanjizal123
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Called while visiting St Abbs. Tells you the history of the area and it's people. Also has a telescope trained on the seabirds on the cliffs. Wonderful.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Lovely visitor centre with localised exhibitions. Staff member was friendly and full of local knowledge. Well worth visiting for information or any assistance

Thank Joe B
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Visited St Abbs in September on a rainy day, went around the harbour and ate in the little cafe and then walked up to the visitor centre. It has lot of interesting facts about St Abbs and the lifeboat which is now run locally and...More

Thank UKTurk
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Went to St. Abbs on a lovely sunny afternoon and visited the Harbour, Visitors Centre and local Café. The scenery is spectacular with plenty of se birds to look for. The Visitor Centre is well worth a look in, showing a good selection of historical...More

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