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Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium

#2 of 29 things to do in Lyme Regis Features Animals
The Cobb, Lyme Regis DT7 3JJ, England
+44 1297 444230
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Excellent Aquarium

Visited with my partner and 12 year old daughter. Found the staff and owner knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Bit pricey but rather lovely

We called in with 2 13 yo and 1 10 yo boys. There were some fascinating beasts, lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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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 getting up close with lobsters and crabs.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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The Cobb, Lyme Regis DT7 3JJ, England
+44 1297 444230
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited with my partner and 12 year old daughter. Found the staff and owner knowledgeable and extremely friendly. The information boards coupled with the local marine fauna on display worked very well. A brief history of the Cobb and it's construction and maintenance enhanced the...More

Thank paulmal33
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We called in with 2 13 yo and 1 10 yo boys. There were some fascinating beasts, lots of information, the mullet feeding was beyond weird and we got to handle some starfish too.

Thank clarex2015
Reviewed 2 days ago

Small aquarium stocked with fish from the local area. Intesting for an hour or so, but quite expensive. Friendly informative staff on hand to talk to.

Thank David C
Reviewed 3 days ago

The aquarium was one of my favourite parts of my recent trips around dorset and devon. The aquarium is very small and cosy, but plenty of marine life there to see from Starfish which you can handle, to friendly Mullets (which you can feed for...More

Thank Beth L
Reviewed 3 days ago

My children really enjoyed the aquarium, especially feeding the fish. They loved it so much we had to go back and do it again. My youngest son declared it his favourite thing to do on our weeks holiday in Lyme Regis. Really helpful and knowledgeable...More

Thank SallyBald
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our children loved this aquarium especially our 9 yr old feeding the fish and knowledgeable staff really made the visit interesting.

Thank yogamum2
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a little gem, hand feeding the mullet was a great experience for kids and adults alike. The staff are very knowledgeable and helpful and it has lots of information displays about the marine life and local history.

Thank completegeek
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been a couple of times and would highly recommend if you are in Lyme with children. Our two (3 and 5) were enthralled with the mullet and delighted to be able to get their hands in amongst the fish. It's a small aquarium...More

Thank sazzle255
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great little aquarium. It is really hands on for children with the chance to feed mullets and also hold a starfish. The people who work there are full of information about the place and the fish that they care for. The entry...More

Thank Belinda H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolute brilliant little place privately owned small but the experience of hand feeding the mullet and holding a star fish and having a picture with the biggest crab ever made my lads day Owner and young assistant very interactive with young and old alike and...More

Thank petermvrs
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Naomi C
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Yes, dogs are fine as long as they're on leads