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The Natural World Centre, Whisby

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Moor Lane | Thorpe on the Hill, Lincoln LN6 9BW, England
+44 1522 688868
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Nice Walk

I took my husband here for a walk around the lakes as I used to visit with my parents. The walks... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Blossom K
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Good Food

A lovely place to come for a stroll around the lake and then lunch in the cafe. Food is always... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martin H
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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Situated within Whisby Nature Park, The Natural World Centre is just five miles from Lincoln City centre. Whisby Nature Park is managed by Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust and offers over six miles of all ability footpaths, ideal for a relaxing day out or a bit of wildlife watching. At the Natural World Centre, you’ll find a great bistro serving hot and cold snacks, meals and treats from locally sourced produce, a fantastically stocked shop and amazing adventure play for children of all ages. It’s only natural you’ll want to stay!
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  • Average8%
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“nature reserve” (18 reviews)
“nature park” (16 reviews)
“play area” (21 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Moor Lane | Thorpe on the Hill, Lincoln LN6 9BW, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took my husband here for a walk around the lakes as I used to visit with my parents. The walks are nice, but a real shame that you now have to pay for parking.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely place to come for a stroll around the lake and then lunch in the cafe. Food is always good, fast service and generous portions.

Thank Martin H
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Natural W, Manager at The Natural World Centre, Whisby, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your kind comments. We always welcome feedback and will make sure to pass your comments to the team.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the few places in Lincolnshire where people with mobility problems can hire a mobile scooter to explore the many lake side paths. Great facilities for children, with extensive outdoor play area, including bridge across a lake and sand pit. Whilst most walks ask...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I met my daughter and son in law at whisby, we went for a coffee when we got there, the cafe was very nice and the staff were very friendly. After my daughter and son in law had left my husband and...More

Thank Georgina S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A splendid day at Whisby Nature Park, just south west of Lincoln. I highly recommend a visit if you can. The only cost is a £2 charge for parking which drops to £1 in the winter months. Extensive work has been done in expanding the...More

Thank Bizarre57
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whisby is an oasis of calm, so beautiful to stroll around alone or with friends and family. Several trails of different lengths so there really is something for everyone and the wildlife is just wonderful. The cafe is very good and the shop is excellent...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Ideal for bird watching, wildlife or just strolling woodland paths, café and gift shop. Easy parking, children's play area with adventure slides.

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Visited the Natural World Centre again today , followed the yellow route around the lakes, Easy walking , lovely to see so many dogs enjoying a swim in the lake. The whole centre is really well looked after . The café and the Otters bar...More

Thank nortonfen
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Visited here with friends and a four year old visitor. He enjoyed following the map and arrows around one of the walks. The lakes and wildlife make this a very pleasant day out. The walks are easy and accessible for wheelchairs, I was pleased that...More

Thank Maxine G
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner took ower 3 children to wisby nature park and if I'm honest it was a lovely day out .we arrived urly in the morning we did some fishing and the fish was very healthy and it was a beautiful lake .after...More

Thank robert h
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0607Maggie124
15 May 2017|
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Response from Rachel A | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are very welcome here. There is a small walk where they can go off lead too, but most other walks are on lead to protect wildlife.
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John B
1 November 2015|
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Response from Curlytops2014 |
Its about 3 to 4 mile from the centre of Lincoln
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