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Living Coasts

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great day out

This was a really good day out with a great mix of coastal animals. The route in Living Coasts... read more

Reviewed today
Banbury, United Kingdom
Nice day out

Great day out with the family ..My Daughter loved it especially watching them feed the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Welcome to Living Coasts, an all weather attraction, located on Torquay seafront in South Devon, where there’s plenty to see and do: mingle with the playful penguins, get up close to the otters, octopus and seals, and much more. Visit Penguin Beach...more
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Beacon Quay | Torquay Harbourside, Torquay TQ1 2BG, England
+44 1803 202470
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Reviewed today

This was a really good day out with a great mix of coastal animals. The route in Living Coasts takes you on a journey from seeing the animals from dry land to see animals such as seals and penguins under water, and an aquarium for...More

Thank DrGrahamG
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited Living coasts with my boyfriend, our little boy and another couple and their little girl. The park itself is quite small, but does have a reasonable amount to see. The staff are very knowledgeable on the animals during the talks and feed. We...More

Thank SamanthaLetten
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

OMG my partner suggested we visited the living coast as we was passing , amazing place that is even better once when get thru the doors

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great day out with the family ..My Daughter loved it especially watching them feed the Penguins. Well worth a visit

Thank robertcY5283VC
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As a family we love it every time we visit. Even before having children we throughly enjoyed it. Seeing the animals get fed it really fun, mostly the otters.

Thank Bertos1126
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great time here, there is a good variety of animals for all to see and enjoy. The fur seals and penguins are great to watch. A goid day out for all the family

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 6 days ago

the actual location is quite small, but you wouldn't believe how much is packed in there, without compromising on pleasant habitats for the animals. some wonderful underwater viewing areas, and being coastal animals, I don't think bad weather would result in the animals hiding away...More

Thank RattusNorvegicus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Much like its brother, Paignton Zoo and it’s sister, Newquay Zoo, Living Coasts is a fantastic escape from the hustle and bustle of real life. The animals are great, the photo opportunities are endless and the staff really know their stuff. Penguin beach is definitely...More

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shocking weather but the penguins weren’t discouraged. Very friendly staff throughout. Could do with a lick of paint before the next season.

Thank 0-0-MEG-0-0
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fun stop for animal lovers. You can see the penguins and otters being fed, watch the puffin fly through the water, and the seal sunbathing on the rocks. The enclosures were well kept and all the animals seemed happy and very well cared for.

Thank S S
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I'm not too sure. I haven't seen any weddings recently. Best to give them a ring.
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From what I can recall. Yes. It's a lovely visit and the staff I met were friendly helpful and knowledgable. I can't think of anywhere inaccessible to push chairs or wheelchairs