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Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary and Wildlife Centre

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Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Julie & Joanne (sisters)

Wonderful, we were very impressed with how interactive the animals were. Obviously it's a sanctuary... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
A lovely and educational place for a family getaway

We visited the sanctuary during our stay at Mablethorpe and luckily enough that Sunday there was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Francy A
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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“seal sanctuary”(252 reviews)
A visit to Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary offers a unique nature experience. Walk through two acres of landscaped dunes - only fifty metres from the sea - and gain first hand experience of some of the county's most stunning wildlife.
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North End, Mablethorpe LN12 1QG, England
+44 1507 473346
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All reviews gift shop seal sanctuary well worth a visit lovely afternoon couple of hours great place to visit feeding times enjoyed our visit sea birds rescued animals lovely little place entry fee family ticket few hours nice cafe per adult on site
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Despite checking that this establishment would be open when we visited, it wasn't. We drove for miles to get to it and it appeared to be completely deserted even though it was about 11 a.m. Why say it will be open and then not open....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was ok for little children, not much to see, could be better with more funding ! It was quite basic, the children were quite happy with it though

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kate441
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful, we were very impressed with how interactive the animals were. Obviously it's a sanctuary but they all looked happy and well cared for.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank julieannkerry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the sanctuary during our stay at Mablethorpe and luckily enough that Sunday there was free entrance :) I was with my adult son and two toddlers sons as well... The place is lovely, very well kept, with many animals and a lot of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Francy A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great price for solo visits, Couples, families and everyone. lovely little tea room in there too. I really enjoy seeibg all the seals and the baby seals when they have them. They do an excellent job looking after poorly seals too. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank D5034MFdawnb
Reviewed 6 November 2018

What a lovely place. The seals are adorable with their big black eyes, and it was nice to see them in a safe area where they can thrive. My daughter really enjoyed their visit here and so did I and it was very close to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Michaela P
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We spent a little while walking around here. It was a nice little visit. I wouldn't of wanted too spend anymore on admission than we did. We only spent around an hour here. The staff were all very pleasant and helpful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

I loved the seal sanctuary, it’s great value for money and there’s so much to see. They have a wide range of animals and you can see they’re cared for. Would definitely visit again. 100% recommend.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GoPlaces814989
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely little sanctuary with lots more than just seals. Well laid out so you follow the signs and don’t miss anything. Cost us £24 to get in (2 adults, 1 x 4 year old and 1 x 18 month old). Got to see loads of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank catzeyezuk
Reviewed 22 October 2018

I've been coming here for years but this week I finally got to be a keeper for the day. The staff were brilliant with us and we got to feed and interact with so many animals that it would be unfair to pick out any...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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4 September 2018|
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Response from Richard G | Reviewed this property |
£28 for a family of four plus s£2 for parking.
27 August 2018|
Response from LouNorman | Reviewed this property |
No I didn’t see any
Tracey T
25 August 2018|
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Response from SueF1339 | Reviewed this property |
Not when we visited