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Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium

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Address: The Cobb, Lyme Regis DT7 3JJ, England
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+44 1297 444230
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Presents local fish and marine life of the Jurassic Coast in an historic...

Presents local fish and marine life of the Jurassic Coast in an historic building on the Cobb. During a visit you can interact with the sea creatures. Enjoy the truly unique experience of hand feeding the mullet, holding a starfish and stroking a giant lobster.

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We got to feed some fabulous fish as well as holding a starfish and posing for a photo with a huge crab. The aquarium was small but wonderful.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
isobel554
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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We got to feed some fabulous fish as well as holding a starfish and posing for a photo with a huge crab. The aquarium was small but wonderful.

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Thank isobel554
Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small little aquarium on the end of the cobb that has an interesting selection of exhibits and is fairly cheap.

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1 Thank Phil P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The aquarium is staffed by really friendly and informative staff who make sure that your visit is as good as possible. My kids loved feeding the fish (look out for Finn) and holding starfish. The staff made this place an absolute pleasure to visit and I would definately visit again and would urge others to do so when visiting Lyme... More 

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Thank Mattie555
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

If you go to Lime Regis at all then you must check this aquarium out! It was really enjoyable to feed the fish and have them eat the food straight from your hand! As well the staff there were super friendly and all in all the atmosphere was great :D I cant wait to visit again and I wish this... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The aquarium is a wonderful little place. My 2 children (5 and 10) both loved being able to feed the fish and hold a real starfish. Really lovely people and really helpful and informative. Definitely a return visit is required.

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1 Thank Nickiwood09
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Interactive, Informative and helpful, Lovely people. I would definitely visit again and recommend to anyone who wants an authentic experience of Lyme Regis.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

My family enjoyed the visit and the staff couldn't have been more helpful. Feeding the mullets was especially good fun. My review would be an easy 5 stars but for the expense - it cost the four of us £21 plus £3 for mullet food. Such a lot for what was a 20 minute visit.

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Buxton
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Paid £21 for family of 4 to look at less fish than would be seen at our local garden centre. Nice owners but sorry dead fish in 3 of the tanks was really bad and you can see everything in 10 minutes. Really poor value for money.

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Thank Claire7575
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A bit pricy for what it is but our daughter loves feeding the mullet and holding the starfish. Nice new display with an exciting video of a recent storm

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Very friendly little marine Aquarium, very small, a little over priced for what it is, friendly staff, holding a starfish and hand feeding some mullet fish.

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