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Nice staff

I like this place it tells you what you see there . It has a bird sightings of St Abbs head and... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2018
Bibcay
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Still fantastic

Visited out of season for the wildlife however the visitor centre is still very informative. They... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Blaine W
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Jarrow, United Kingdom
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*We are now closed for winter and will reopen March 2019* Overlooking St Abbs Harbour and occupying the old Village Hall, the Centre offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape in a stunning contemporary setting. Here you’ll discover the...more
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Coldingham Road, St Abbs TD14 5PL, Scotland
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+44 1890 771672
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Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

I like this place it tells you what you see there . It has a bird sightings of St Abbs head and this lovely town here . It’s highly recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Visited out of season for the wildlife however the visitor centre is still very informative. They have a selection of skeletons on site from various animals. They also have spotting scopes set up to view St Abb's head and the sea. The little aquarium on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Blaine W
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We found this visitor center extremely informative. It is in great condition with many exhibits. The staff was also very helpful.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Because it does not let dogs in not so good . But what is inside is worth the time ,nice art as well

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mick B
Reviewed 18 July 2018

this a lovely visitor centre, lots of information about the marine life and fishing history of the area. staff helpful and good cards in the little shop area. well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank zenamassey08
Reviewed 13 May 2018

A beautiful use of the building, incredible views and the artwork was extremely beautiful. The staff member was friendly, chatty and very helpful. Was also great to see what had been spotted, such as dolphins and seals, recently.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank DrDelderfield
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Visited during coastal walk and found lots of local interesting information. Great to be able to use telescope on cliffs to see the birdlife. Very friendly and informative assistant.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank nanjizal123
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Called while visiting St Abbs. Tells you the history of the area and it's people. Also has a telescope trained on the seabirds on the cliffs. Wonderful.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Lovely visitor centre with localised exhibitions. Staff member was friendly and full of local knowledge. Well worth visiting for information or any assistance

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Stevie0121
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Visited St Abbs in September on a rainy day, went around the harbour and ate in the little cafe and then walked up to the visitor centre. It has lot of interesting facts about St Abbs and the lifeboat which is now run locally and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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