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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
Fee: Yes

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 getting up close with lobsters and crabs.

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on a dull day

it is worth the walk along the Cobb Wall even on a wet or dull day there is plenty to see exibits that you would not normaly see the whole experience is very enjoyable

Reviewed 3 days ago
Graham W
Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

it is worth the walk along the Cobb Wall even on a wet or dull day there is plenty to see exibits that you would not normaly see the whole experience is very enjoyable

Thank Graham W
Devon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small, family run aquarium at the end of the Cobb. It features fish and sea creatures from the immediate coastline. These are well displayed, in clear tanks, with good easy to read information boards. The family owners offer a very warm welcome and are interested to share their local and seafaring knowledge with you. The information boards... More 

Thank Stephen B
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a small place but worth the money my son loved feeding the mullet fish and I loved holding the star fish. My boyfriend even said he prefers this place over a sealife centre

Thank Iceberg2013
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely, friendly aquarium which our 2 year old really enjoyed. It's not big but the owner more than makes up for that with his attention to detail & chance to have 'hands on' experiences. Highly recommend this little gem!

Thank Esther R
Stamford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this attraction with my son and grand daughter and we had a memorable family experience. The aquarium is conveniently located on the harbour (cobb), inexpensive and good fun. Feeding the mullet was uniquely exciting. Tom was especially helpful and informative. I highly recommend a visit.

Thank lincolnjoy2016
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we visited here as we love the area, the harbour and local attractions were great and we enjoyed are time there the shops were fun to walk round though there are quite a few hills so good footwear is advisable. all in all a good visit.

Thank mikesmeals
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small aquarium that doesn't take long to go round but this is reflected in the price. There are panels showing a lot of local history so worth a visit.

Thank AndrewSG51
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff at this family-run aquarium. Owner was very knowledgeable and a good laugh as we looked round. We fed grey mullet by hand (a little weird but my little one laughed so much it was worth it) and got to hold a starfish. There is an interesting selection of fish to look at, but the aquarium is not... More 

Thank Ed_Falconer
Alphen aan den Rijn, Nederland
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the aquarium on April 30, a windy rainy day, with 7 people. Ordered the tickets online which was easy and we were greeted warmly when telling our family name at the entrance. It's a small place but has a lot of info and nice species to learn about. The enthusiasm of father and son running the place is... More 

Thank Kideros
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This aquarium is very small but packed full of interesting local sea creatures. Hand feeding the mullet was a lovely experience - they are very enthusiastic feeders but tickle your hand rather than bite! The member of staff on duty kept coming over to tell us interesting information about the creatures. As well as showing us how to feed the... More 

Thank Rachel P

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