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Portrush Countryside Centre

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I was in portrush on 5th august the weather was great. this wildlife centre has been there for... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2013
Ewery
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Good for kids.

Just a quick visit with information provided on the plants animals and fish around the port. I used... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2012
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Reviewed 10 August 2013 via mobile

I was in portrush on 5th august the weather was great. this wildlife centre has been there for years. it has stuffed birds and fishes in tanks. Its intresting. yes its small but sure its free in.

1  Thank Ewery
Reviewed 24 July 2013

not a lot to see but what was there was interesting. The facts about the rubbish that is thrown on the beach and sea was interesting and should have been bigger to make people more aware. Toilet not great.

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Reviewed 30 June 2013 via mobile

Went here after we were blew away at Ramore Head. Lovely rock pool and fish tanks to view. Books for kids to read and info panels to read. Staff chatted away to each other about eco matters but did tell us some interesting facts about...More

1  Thank julesthereader
Reviewed 17 August 2012 via mobile

What else is their to say. Oh! They call it "The Portrush Coastal Zone" now. If you like stuffed birds, whale bones and simple minded, moralistic environmentalism then this is the place for you. As we all know, Portrush is a wet place, this is...More

2  Thank belfastconfetti
Reviewed 16 August 2012

Just a quick visit with information provided on the plants animals and fish around the port. I used to visit this place as a kid, sure brought back some memories, great place. Worth a vist and surrounding areas have been nicely developed.

Thank PCTravels32
Reviewed 10 August 2012 via mobile

Great centre for families, Educational with very informative staff if you want to be shown around, my kids love the rock pool & the big tank of rays. Great way to spend a few hours in portrush & it's free

2  Thank Magstt55
Reviewed 13 June 2012

good for kids, but well maintained for a family venue. Enough to keep you occupied for half an hour.

Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 30 May 2012

Great for kids on a wet seaside visit! Lots of animals from the nearby coastline, which kids can interact with. Guides are on hand to give information on the marine ecosystem of the surrounding area. Arts projects and interactive learning facilities

Thank Petalootha46
Reviewed 13 April 2012

very informative and excellent for school kids. explains the countryside and flora and fona easily to small children

1  Thank broxi08
Reviewed 15 July 2011

Many memories of summer hols up in the port and this wee centre brings back great memories. This was a staple of a visit - not the most interactive of exhibitions but interesting nevertheless. Worth a visit though will take around 30 mins at most...More

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