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Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium

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Address: The Cobb, Lyme Regis DT7 3JJ, England
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+44 1297 444230
Fee: Yes

Presents local fish and marine life of the Jurassic Coast in an historic...

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.

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Amazing Interactive Experience!

We came here with our 5 year old and it is brilliant! Full disclosure, this is small - just two little rooms. This is not a whole day out type aquarium. What it IS, is an amazing... read more

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Nikki R
Woking, United Kingdom
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Woking, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We came here with our 5 year old and it is brilliant! Full disclosure, this is small - just two little rooms. This is not a whole day out type aquarium. What it IS, is an amazing interactive experience. We all fed the fish by hand, which was hypnotic - they all swim up to see you, you can stroke... More 

Thank Nikki R
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was my first time in Lyme Regis and I was recommended to go here. I got to hand feed the mullets, hold a star fish and even pet a crab! I have never done anything like this before and it was fantastic! The guy was very friendly and told us lots of amazing facts that I never knew! The... More 

Thank Toni_447
Ripley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great fun to feed the mullet and to feel them tickling your hand as they take the food. Have visited twice with the grand children and their faces as they fed the fish have been a delight to behold. The grand children also had the opportunity to hold a star fish.

Thank Lynn R
Bath, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent a lovley hour in the aquarium. My 11 year old daughter said feeding the mullet was 'one of the best things I've ever done'. It is a small attraction, but very nicely done.

Thank katie4williams
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant aquarium which we love to visit often, my children always have a brilliant time and love that they can feed fish and have a interactive experience, the owner is very enthusiastic and knows what he's taking about lovely man, can't wait to visit here again

Thank Sam H
Swindon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My kids loved feeding the mullet, a fascinating experience. The owner is really lovely and very interactive with people which is a nice touch. Push chair friendly. Dog friendly. Held a star fish and great pictures with a crab. A great experience.

Thank Laura2331988
Rochester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good the kids loved feeding the mullet and holding the star fish. Warm friendly staff. It's not huge but is well worth a visit. To. See the local sea life. Very enjoyable. Recommended.

Thank phil h
Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place to spend an hour or two with the Kids. We have been more than once and the guy who runs it enthusiasms so infectious...really makes for a fun trip would highly recommend!

Thank Barramorcon
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here before and can highly recommend it. It's not particularly cheap and it is very small but the people who work here are extremely helpful, knowledgeable & friendly. You can feed the grey mullet & I got to hold a starfish.

Thank carlald1969
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are expecting a Sea World experience you would be sorely disappointed and £21 for three of us and two pots of fish food is very expensive....but....it made our day. The owner is a lovely chap and my children thoroughly enjoyed sticking their arms in the tank and being SWAMPED with fish. Not something you could do anywhere else... More 

Thank Becky H

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