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Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium

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The Cobb, Lyme Regis DT7 3JJ, England
+44 1297 444230
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Not worth the money

Went in there for something to do with the kids and family got mugged for £40.00 just to see mullet... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ajcholls
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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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What a rip off!

Literally the worst aquarium I’ve ever been to. £15 for 2 adults and a child. We spent only 5 mins... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah E
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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“star fish” (141 reviews)
“mullet” (462 reviews)
“lobster” (115 reviews)
LOCATION
The Cobb, Lyme Regis DT7 3JJ, England
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+44 1297 444230
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in there for something to do with the kids and family got mugged for £40.00 just to see mullet ,crabs and lobsters Struggled to spend 15mins in there but thought we had to to try and get monies worth Definitely not worth a visit...More

Thank ajcholls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Literally the worst aquarium I’ve ever been to. £15 for 2 adults and a child. We spent only 5 mins in the place as there is not many fish/sea life. My son got to feed some fish at the end but no hand washing facilities...More

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a wet and windy day and had an interesting 30 minutes or so ogling fish. We watched mullets being hand fed, and some of the fish seemed quite keen to interact. Nice chaps running the aquarium. But a tad pricey at £6...More

Thank Hilary W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent really friendly staff kids loved it they were able to feed fish really enjoyed it and they explained all the different fish excellent worth a visit

Thank Fay B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just visited the aquarium in Lyme Regis, very interactive very helpful, and let us feed the fish and have photos taken with the crabs! Its a must if your down here.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a rainy day, as there was not a lot else to do. Prices were quite expensive, even with the advanced booking discount online. We payed extra to feed the grey mullet - around £3 per person I think. The mullet were...More

Thank ollyyyw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole family enjoyed the aquarium. There was loads for the kids to see and do (they LOVED holding starfish and feeding the grey mullet) and lots for the adults to read too. Really accessible for everyone, interesting without being over loaded and very nice...More

Thank Sophie s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the kids here as they love seeing aquariums, they enjoyed feeding the Mullet and had faces of joy handling the starfish. The staff are family friendly and although the place is small it entertains the children well.

Thank Jimbodeanster
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited this aquarium in the past and was hoping that they had added something new. However nothing has changed apart from the cost has I increased considerably. I actually wouldn’t bother as this is not a must see attraction whilst in Lyme Regis.

Thank Russell D
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We visited on the basis of good Trip Advisor reviews and were extremely disappointed. Booking online saved us 10% but nowhere near as good as a Sea Life Centre which is around the same price. The tanks were tiny and there wasn't really a lot...More

Thank Emily C
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