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Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium

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The Cobb, Lyme Regis DT7 3JJ, England
+44 1297 444230
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Feed the Fish

What a fantastic local aquarium. You can feed the Grey Mullet by hand, an amazing experience they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jackie j
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Axminster, United Kingdom
Super aquarium - feed grey mullett

I used to come here as a child and was delighted to see this lovely little aquarium still going... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JoFlynn42a
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London
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Presents local fish and marine life of the Jurassic Coast in an historic building on the Cobb. During a visit you can interact with the sea creatures. Enjoy the truly unique experience of hand feeding the mullet, holding a starfish and getting up close with lobsters and crabs.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“star fish” (145 reviews)
“red mullet” (145 reviews)
“lobster” (118 reviews)
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The Cobb, Lyme Regis DT7 3JJ, England
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+44 1297 444230
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"unique experience"
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"huge crab"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic local aquarium. You can feed the Grey Mullet by hand, an amazing experience they gently nibble at your hand get get the food. I didn't realise that we have such coulourful fish and sea creatures so close to our coast, information about...More

Thank Jackie j
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to come here as a child and was delighted to see this lovely little aquarium still going strong. Showcasing local sealife and very experiential, this is a must if you're visiting Lyme.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

THis place is small, but with realy good species on show. What makes it though are the incredibly friendly staff who want to show you and your kids all the exibits. Without asking our kids were given star fish to handle, and they LOVED feeding...More

Thank Andy K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing experience feeding mullets by hand. The aquarium is small and quaint. The friendly owner Max went out of his way to welcome us and was willing to share his wealth of knowledge about the exhibits. We highly recommend you visit and...More

Thank Kym B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this week with our 2 year old toddler. I remember visiting when I was a child and loved it so thought we’d take our son. It’s small but great price and very hands on. We fed the mullet, our son held a mini...More

Thank Lori R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I enjoyed wondering around this little aquarium which, although small, has a lot of life to it. The best bit is the fish feeding straight off your hands. You even have the opportunity to hold a starfish! Highly recommend visiting this little...More

Thank Richa B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a hugley enjoyable time at this great aquarium with lovely staff. The biggest highlight was hand feeding the fish, something which I’ve previously never encountered at any other aquarium. Would recommend to all!

Thank Sam P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed seeing the fishes and loved that you could feed them! Great addition to a fun day at the beach with really nice staff.

Thank Frankie W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for a wonderful start of our trip to Lymes Regis. The staff were friendly, welcoming and generously gave time giving interesting facts about the marine life. We loved feeding the fish which was such a laugh and holding a star fish made my...More

Thank blissbyrobin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely little aquarium at the end of the harbour (Cobb), in Lyme Regis. One of the best exhibits is a tank of fish which you can feed by hand. The fish have been trained and will eat from your hand. This is...More

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