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The Natural World Centre, Whisby

#15 of 77 things to do in Lincoln Features Animals
Moor Lane | Thorpe on the Hill, Lincoln LN6 9BW, England
+44 1522 688868
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freedom of life

I always go here to view the area and the walks, they are great, the wildlife is first class as is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gray L
Great for a kids party

We visit Whisby regularly with our two young children, family and often the dog too! The walks are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Discover the eco-challenges of our changing world when you visit the Natural World Centre at Whisby Nature Park. Enjoy the 'Our Changing World' exhibition or one of the temporary exhibitions. Sample light refreshments and delicious home cooked meals in the stunning lakeside setting of the Boardwalk Cafe. Browse for unique gifts in our gift shop stocked with fair trade, recycled and natural products. An abundance of wildlife awaits you in 375 acres of lakes, woodland, ponds and grassland at the Nature Park. Come and enjoy a walk, watch the wildlife or join in with one of our great children's activities. It's only natural you will want to stay!
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Moor Lane | Thorpe on the Hill, Lincoln LN6 9BW, England
+44 1522 688868
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Reviewed yesterday

I always go here to view the area and the walks, they are great, the wildlife is first class as is the cafe, if you have never been you do not know what you are missing.

Thank Gray L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visit Whisby regularly with our two young children, family and often the dog too! The walks are lovely and the cafe is reasonably priced and tasty. In addition to the indoor cafe and play area, there are also some lovely outdoor seating and play...More

Thank caseycouple
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful place, very well maintained and loads of wildlife, superb walks and lakes. Free entry with a very small charge for the car park, truly a bargain day out. The Boardwalk bistro is especially worthy of mention, we had the afternoon tea for two,...More

Thank spark18a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nature reserve walks are excellent, although 'sightings' can be very sporadic! Some great views and lake areas. However, for us the Centre is somewhat of a disappointment! Poor food, high prices, very slow service! Would NOT eat/have a drink here again! Improve your service/quality and...More

Thank tommee2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely spot that offers something for everyone. Great playgrounds for children both young and old and offers a great younger kids indoor play area. There are lots of different nature trails to walk and is a peaceful place. Make sure you taste the food...More

Thank Charlotte K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good place for a walk, theres also a shop, cafe, play park. Parking is around £2 for the whole day which is really good!

Thank Zara L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Planned routes, mainly accessible with a wheelchair or pushchair..lots of different walks, all leading back to an excellent visitor centre and cafe overlooking the main lake...lovely day out.

Thank pjfd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friends birthday called for a bit of of treat. With little cash to spare,finding something nice to do gave cause for though. Now I know Whisby Nature Park from going out on a spring morning to listen to the dawn chorus and to check...More

1  Thank Helen D
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Came upon this by chance and decided to stop and take a walk. The area is quite large and there are many varied walks around lakes. The lakes were the habitat of many species of birds. Well worth a short or long visit

Thank Rex D
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I would not go back to the café, the walk around the lake is wonderful and absolutely perfect, the gift shop is very sweet, the children's park and play area is fantastic, but the café is a huge let down. There was a crack on...More

Thank daisysmith90
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Can dogs come on a lead please?
15 May 2017|
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Response from Rachel A | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are very welcome here. There is a small walk where they can go off lead too, but most other walks are on lead to protect wildlife.
John B
How far Fromm lincoln
31 October 2015|
Response from Curlytops2014 |
Its about 3 to 4 mile from the centre of Lincoln