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Scottish Seabird Centre

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Interesting place on the cliff edge, nice location and view. We had a group on coupon and we... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Rosyth, United Kingdom
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First class visit so detailed we loved it The staff were very pleasant and helpful Thank you Tea... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Enjoy great days out at the seaside with the five star Scottish Seabird Centre, North Berwick. In the Discovery Centre control the interactive live cameras to zoom in on the amazing local wildlife on the Firth of Forth islands including puffins...more
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The Harbour, North Berwick EH39 4SS, Scotland
+44 1620 890202
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Interesting place on the cliff edge, nice location and view. We had a group on coupon and we enjoyed the visit. Nice view from the live cameras all around and on the Bass rock, where loads of birds nest. Interesting especially for kids. Lovely day,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

First class visit so detailed we loved it The staff were very pleasant and helpful Thank you Tea and biscuits first class

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nancyandbrian5
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Visited in September just gone now and i have to point out that the scenery alone is jaw dropping. The centre is located on a cliff edge with a beautiful outdoor eating area as well as tons of goodies to take home with you in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Daniel w
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We visited with preschool twins and an elderly grandparent. Plenty to do for everyone and lovely accommodating staff. Wonderful!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Went to the Seabird Centre with three kids and all three enjoyed themselves. The youngest liked the soft play (it’s not much and for 4yo or younger), the middle one liked the 3D film of Galapagos (amazing!) and the eldest liked doing the quizzes. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jimmybro8
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Really interesting as far as the live cameras go. It was lovely to see the gannets on Bass Rock, a new born seal and the kestrel. However we struggled to get in to see the exhibits as limited seating and when we visited there were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen W
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

A great place to visit to see and learn about birds and other sea creatures There were live view on many islands in the area showing birds in their habitat and a newly born seal ( hope it’s still ok) Staff were very good and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JillThompson02
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Good informative afternoon. Plenty to see and explore. After the visit you will want to take the tour to Bass Rock, Craigleith and Fidra. Very well organized.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Brian V
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

North Berwick has a back drop of Bass Island which has the largest population of gannet seabirds. A visit to this centre is a must as it’s most informative.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tonia S
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This is a great place for people to learn more about seabirds and the interactive cameras take you to the heart of nature

Date of experience: August 2018
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Robin S
9 August 2018|
Response from ngriffith32655 | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don’t know. May I suggest researching when they are in their breeding season and when is the best time to see them. There are other Isles as well.
9 July 2018|
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Response from 720chrisn | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes lots of them. Some on the island, others flying and in the sea. The odd one had a mouthful of fish. Wonderful to see!
10 February 2018|
Response from Maisie1981 | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely!