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Seascope Hatchery Northern Ireland

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Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Excellent hour of your time

Hosted wonderfully by Sarah, very interesting & a 30 yr old lobster to hold! All the local... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Halfterm break.

Took our 10yr old out to see what happened at it. Well we were met at the door by a very beautiful... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
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Let Lucy the Lobster take you on an adventure from tiny lobster eggs through the dangerous journey of reaching adulthood. Come and see our on of a kind experience be only inches away from hundreds of baby lobsters and monster mothers.Our interactive...more
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15 Unit and 14 The Harbour | Kilkeel Harbour, Co.Down, Kilkeel BT34 4AX, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4176 9700
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hosted wonderfully by Sarah, very interesting & a 30 yr old lobster to hold! All the local knowledge & variation of sea life to wonder. Watch out for the Sea-mouse!

Thank Namronski
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Took our 10yr old out to see what happened at it. Well we were met at the door by a very beautiful girl called Sarah. She gives us the tour and afyer the child got to do some painting. We will be back in the...More

Thank kerribeggs
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Very small but Brilliant friendly informative place to learn all about sea life but mainly lobsters. Cheap as chips. Underutilised simply due to funding. Stacey is an amazing person placed perfectly between seascope and tourist information. Extremely friendly and engaging with children I hope stacey...More

Thank Dessie G
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Went as 2 families on a wet day. Was greeted by a yound friendly girl with great knowledge. Was showen all the different things around the place .. the kids were really interested. Finished up with some craft and painting for the kids . Not...More

Thank Phil A
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great friendly staff with a wealth of knowledge, the children love getting the hands on experience, really worth a visit. Seeing lobsters from when they hatch to maturity. First class experience

Thank NormanBridges
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Educational, fun, highly recommended. Kids enjoyed it, even had time for some arts and crafts at the end.

Thank MarkTChilds
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This place is a real find. Sarah is very welcoming and knows so much about the lobsters. Her enthusiasm rubs off on all the people visiting and she's keen to engage everyone of all ages in the exhibit. The blue lobsters are fascinating. Definitely somewhere...More

2  Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely place nice people good Craic shops and restaurants public transport pubs, I lived over there for 10 years and I miss it and the Craic with the locals lovely country side all the way up the Antrim coast over looking the sea across to...More

1  Thank Paul P
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Seascope is small, but perfectly formed; perfect for children and adults of all ages. Staff are friendly and welcoming, and very informative - they clearly have a passion for what they do here. The children were able to handle the lobsters and other creatures, and...More

2  Thank Arlene C
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Picked up a flyer in the caravan park for seascope. Took a run out to kilkeel to see if wee could find it .we found it very easily by the harbour.we where meet by a locely young girl who took our money (7 quid for...More

1  Thank marcscott
NILobsterHatchery, Manager at Seascope Hatchery Northern Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016

Thanks for the review, we are so glad you had such a great time at Seascope. Please call in the next time you are in the area.

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