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The Natural World Centre, Whisby

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Moor Lane | Thorpe on the Hill, Lincoln LN6 9BW, England
+44 1522 688868
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Ideal for bird watching, wildlife or just strolling woodland paths, café and gift shop. Easy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BrianMFeb43
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Totton, United Kingdom
Lovely country park with great facilities

Visited the Natural World Centre again today , followed the yellow route around the lakes, Easy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nortonfen
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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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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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  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“nature park” (15 reviews)
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Moor Lane | Thorpe on the Hill, Lincoln LN6 9BW, England
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+44 1522 688868
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ideal for bird watching, wildlife or just strolling woodland paths, café and gift shop. Easy parking, children's play area with adventure slides.

Thank BrianMFeb43
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Natural World Centre again today , followed the yellow route around the lakes, Easy walking , lovely to see so many dogs enjoying a swim in the lake. The whole centre is really well looked after . The café and the Otters bar...More

Thank nortonfen
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

Visited here with friends and a four year old visitor. He enjoyed following the map and arrows around one of the walks. The lakes and wildlife make this a very pleasant day out. The walks are easy and accessible for wheelchairs, I was pleased that...More

Thank Maxine G
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner took ower 3 children to wisby nature park and if I'm honest it was a lovely day out .we arrived urly in the morning we did some fishing and the fish was very healthy and it was a beautiful lake .after...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2018

A good car park with charges in March when we visited it was £2 which is very good value. Lots of different walking trails, all given a colour code to follow. Bird hides for viewing at different stops on the way. I think there where...More

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Reviewed February 10, 2018

We have visited several times recently for long walks and with a big family group from 1yr to 67yrs. It's a great place for children including a good indoor play area and lots to do outside. Each time we've had lunch in the cafe/restaurant which...More

1  Thank Christine R
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Excellent walks with or without pets. Good cafe and Lincolnshire Life museum . Toilets and plenty of seats to while away the time. Great for wildlife, especially birds.

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

This centre gets 5 stars. It is full of wildlife, with fantastic walks, a superb cafe and loads of parking. Visit in the sunshine or even in the rain. Magical.

1  Thank hermesr12
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

Great walks and a lovely restaurant for when you get back. The paths are excellent for wheelchairs/pushchairs and there are some mobility scooters available for hire as well. Hides give you a place to shelter from the rain as well as to see the birds...More

Thank Majeroc
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

Walks of all lengths, suitable for all abilities round this wonderfully curated former series of gravel pits to the south west of Lincoln. There is lots of help understanding and interpreting the nature around you - children's centre and learning spaces, lots of hides, interpretive...More

Thank frankkelly
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0607Maggie124
May 15, 2017|
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Response from Rachel A | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are very welcome here. There is a small walk where they can go off lead too, but most other walks are on lead to protect wildlife.
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John B
October 31, 2015|
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Response from Curlytops2014 |
Its about 3 to 4 mile from the centre of Lincoln
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