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Lake District Coast Aquarium

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South Quay, Maryport CA15 8AB, England
+44 1900 817760
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A nice afternoon.

Myself, my husband & my 2 children (girl 11, boy 8) had a nice afternoon here. It's not just an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linzi C
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Great place to visit

This aquarium was better than lakes aquarium same price but more interactive and reasonably price... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lara L
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  • Excellent44%
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“crazy golf” (28 reviews)
“sea life” (22 reviews)
“rainy day” (19 reviews)
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South Quay, Maryport CA15 8AB, England
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+44 1900 817760
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"crazy golf"
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"sea life"
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"rainy day"
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"octopus"
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"children aged"
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"cakes"
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"star fish"
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"ray pool"
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"couple of hours"
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"gift shop"
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"well worth a visit"
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"sea lab"
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"great for kids"
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"different species"
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"staff were very friendly"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself, my husband & my 2 children (girl 11, boy 8) had a nice afternoon here. It's not just an aquarium, it has a reasonably priced café, gift shop, crazy golf & an adventure playground too. We started in the café (approx. £25 for 2...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This aquarium was better than lakes aquarium same price but more interactive and reasonably price wise lakes aquarium about what’s in lakes but this one had more there cafe reasonable too staff were very helpful and friendly

Thank Lara L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a small town, the Lake District Coast aquarium is a pleasant surprise. It's well set, interesting and the staff are knowledgeable and very welcoming.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely day here, the aquarium itself is easy to find and has parking just outside. There are a variety of different sea life to view and some really interesting facts to read along the way. My 3 children aged 6, 4 and 2...More

Thank Karen07112000
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StephenCockermouth, Owner at Lake District Coast Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your nice review, you make the telling point that size is not always the most important factor in what makes an ( aquarium) attraction worth visiting. We do what we can to help parents engage their children in the fascinating marine world around...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did not pay to get fully in but was lookung qwite good inside with little ships out of wood and dark background yes fish are in tubs spotted and a strange looking pay pot thing...and i got a cod at beachhead nice front beach area...More

Thank Col P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed with this aquarium. It felt more like a big shop than any other aquarium I have been in. Ended up getting round it really fast and the price was ridiculous for what it was!!! Wouldn't recommend. Only good thing was the free parking...More

Thank kelsey r
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StephenCockermouth, Owner at Lake District Coast Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm sorry you were so disappointed with your visit, our aquarium attraction was clearly not what you hoped for. All I can do is try and put some perspective on your criticisms. . The aquarium display area is more than 250M2, with more than 75...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely morning at this aquarium. Whilst there isn't alot else around the aquarium was sweet and very interesting. Plenty to do and see with skme good interactive sections and general knowledge. If in the area give it a view!

Thank Albert P
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Great little aquarium. Good for kids. Not a very big place but a decent amount of sea life to look at and a ray touch pool for the kids. Talks given throughout the day too. However the main attraction for mummies and daddies is the...More

Thank Jenny S
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We visited with two small children over half term. The fish displays and information was good but some display tanks were empty and needed a bit of a clean in places. After seeing the displays we went to the cafe for an early. Lunch. For...More

Thank stuartandzoe
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We went on a rainy day and really enjoyed looking at all the fish, we have been to other aquariums, paid twice the price and seen less so we were really happy with the price and size, just right to keep the children interested to...More

Thank Kristie D
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Juljen83
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Response from StephenCockermouth | Property representative |
Hi,regarding dogs in the aquarium regretfully only guide dogs are permitted. This is simply because the display area is fairly enclosed in places and the combination of potentially large excited dogs + other visitors, some... More
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