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The Old Sardine Factory Heritage Centre

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skate to have skate

i once cooked skate and did a bad job, but the sardine factory did skate grate. my mate jim said... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
flameondontinterrupt
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Interesting displays

Very well presented history of Looe's fishing history. It's obviously had a lot of investment... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barbara B
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The Old Sardine Factory is Looe's newest attraction. The heritage centre explores the fishing industry in Looe, as well as harbour life through the ages. There are many interactives throughout the heritage centre, including our new virtual reality...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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The Old Sardine Factory, West Quay, Looe PL13 2BX, England
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+44 1503 264223
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Reviewed 1 week ago

i once cooked skate and did a bad job, but the sardine factory did skate grate. my mate jim said his steak was the best he'd had outside argentina and he should know as he's a bluenoser (you may have heard about them in the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well presented history of Looe's fishing history. It's obviously had a lot of investment. Creative displays. Well curated. Interactive. The cafe looked nice too.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Barbara B
Reviewed August 14, 2019

The last time we visited Looe this place didn’t exist! One of the town’s improvements. The exhibition area gives an inside into the local history, with activities for the younger children, and a climbing wall area for the more adventurous. The restaurant looked good, if...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Bosswench
Reviewed August 11, 2019

Visited a couple of times during our stay staff in the heritage centre were friendly and welcoming lots of different activities for the kids, then we went to the climbing wall staff were very friendly, supportive and encouraging our 4yr old loved it they helped...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jo S
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

We visited for the afternoon during the summer holidays for the crab takeover day and spent a relaxed 75 minutes here. My daughter is seven and she got right in to the craft activities. The talk by Matt from Cornish Wildlife Trust was great, well...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ragglecarter
Reviewed July 31, 2019

Very spacious restaurant. Friendly staff would recommend the mackeral to start which was delicious, hake and monk fish very good.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Angela M
Reviewed July 30, 2019 via mobile

Raining outside and this gave our 2 boys (13 and 9) some fun activity. The climbing wall area is quite small for older kids. However The friendly staff made it more challenging for the older one and overall it was a good time (and only...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 817nikih
Reviewed July 8, 2019

The food was fabulous and fantastic it was that good I had two meals the hake and the lamb and they were equally as good as each other the staff that served us were very friendly and very reasonably priced I would recommend this restaurant

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank steveswain
Reviewed July 7, 2019

Stopped here for coffee. Loved the atmosphere, the girl in the coffee bar was so friendly and went over and beyond. The heritage part was so informative and interesting. Loved it

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Carolbcompass
Reviewed July 3, 2019

Loved our visit to this new attraction in Looe just a short walk from our hotel. Very informative and good local history.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Joy W
September 12, 2018|
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If they are well behaved!
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nortonblue
August 6, 2018|
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But closed Mondays and Tuesdays
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