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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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I loved it!

This is the most difficult place I have ever reviewed, so bear with me. It is only about a fiver... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John B
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Expensive for what it is

At £6 for an adult, the aquarium is quite small with just two small areas. The change to feed the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
bobski78
,
Aylesbury, 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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“mullet” (431 reviews)
“lobster” (114 reviews)
“hand feeding” (69 reviews)
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The Cobb, Lyme Regis DT7 3JJ, England
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+44 1297 444230
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the most difficult place I have ever reviewed, so bear with me. It is only about a fiver for us old fogies to get in, so you are not expecting a Florida aquarium experience, but you do need to be aware that it...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 days ago

At £6 for an adult, the aquarium is quite small with just two small areas. The change to feed the mullets by hand and hold a starfish help add to the value, but it does cost £3 per person extra to fee the mullets, so...More

Thank bobski78
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited this small but perfectly formed aquarium yesterday after a gallery owner in Lyme Regis recommended it to us. We hadn't heard of it so didn't know what to expect; it did not disappoint! Our two year old loved it and feeding the greedy...More

Thank LondonColette
Reviewed 1 week ago

The aquarium was very small, but we really enjoyed our time at this aquarium. If you have small children, the feeding of the mullet is a must - it was really fun to have these fish fighting for food in your hands. We also held...More

Thank eileenleeuk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and myself were wandering past and decided to visit and we weren't disappointed. When we arrived we were offered the chance to feed the mullet which was a wonderful experience. Very unusual for fish to be so comfortably to feed directly from the...More

Thank EL11OT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were welcomed by the charming owner and talked about how I had been here in my youth, remembering the tanks of fish and having loved it as a young boy. Apart from the nostalgia it is immaculately kept and really interesting. Fabulous for children...More

Thank Stroudy108
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After speaking to the owner we followed his advice and didn't wait for a rainy day as it's too busy. Booked on a nice sunny day - and virtually had the place to ourselves. The owner spent lots of time with us explaining things -...More

Thank Claire C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been to Lyme Regis for the last 40 odd years and never ventured into this plaice before. Not a cod forsaken one. Once inside it will crab your attention. I started the day with a haircut so had to pay the £3 to feed the...More

2  Thank jezorchard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great experience for the kids with hand feeding mullet, holding real starfish and getting up close with giant lobster and crabs. However the place was very small (only 2 rooms) so we were only there for around 20 mins and cost the 4 of...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome day out to Lyme Regis topped off with a trip to the Marine Aquarium. I can't remember his name, but the man working the desk was an outstanding host. Talked to us for about an hour describing all of the local sea...More

Thank Jody N
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