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Address: 8 Bath Road, Portrush BT56 8AP, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-7082-3600

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Fantastic Wedding Venue

Attended a wedding here and was very impressed. The view and location are unrivaled and staff are very helpful and professional. Once danced here many many years before so was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2016
Peterhkirk
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Ballyclare
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Newry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Children loved watching the live sea creatures,the man talking was excellnt+knew everything he was asked,there was enough to entertain the family for 1-2hours.

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Ballyclare
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Attended a wedding here and was very impressed. The view and location are unrivaled and staff are very helpful and professional. Once danced here many many years before so was very interesting to return, very different now!! Small coffee shop on ground floor and tables outside for those sunny days. Home made bites and super coffee, highly recommended

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1 Thank Peterhkirk
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

This is a nice place to visit on a rainy day to entertain children and educate them about life in the marine environment. There are lots of displays and live tanks, and for those of a certain vintage who can remember Portrush from many decades ago, there are many photographs of holidaymakers in the 50's and 60's. Definately a place... More 

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249 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

This place is interesting, full of Aquarians , a large rock pool all full of local fish etc. You can also take in the local views

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1 Thank Gary150769
Belfast, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We were at the airshow,it started raining and i guess we more a less went in here for a bit of shelter...but the kids really loved it and so did we.There was piles of old photos of portush long ago which were interesting to see.These guys do a really good job in keeping this place going with the knowledge of... More 

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Broadway, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Quite small but informative. Our 20 month old tot liked the pool, fish tanks and trying on the diving masks. The staff know there stuff so ask them questions. This place is free quite a rare thing these days;

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Whitehead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We visited the Coastal Zone in Portrush. My favourite thing was a ray, a beautiful creature, absolutely fascinating. I'd never seen a fish like it. It was not from some exotic ocean, it was a local species. You watch it, and it turns around and seems to smile at you. The museum also has a big display of stuffed sea... More 

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Lurgan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This building is only a shadow of it former glory, known to tens of thousands, in the 50/60s as part of the famous Arcadia Ballroom, and it played host to most of the, Most famous Show bands in Ireland, Sadly a large part of the building no longer stands, but it still serves a useful purpose, in this wonderful seaside... More 

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

I was disappointed the last time I visited this place as it has totally changed. I remember there used to be a dark room in years gone by that had tanks with blue lobsters and conger eels. There was also a tank with lots of sea horses. The only thing that remains from before is the "rock pool". It's a... More 

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Thank Danika S
Ballynahinch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

A trip to the country side centre doesnt take very long but its good to pop in to if the weathers bad or if you have an interest in portrush history and sea life.

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