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Lake District Coast Aquarium

#1 of 10 things to do in Maryport Features Animals
South Quay, Maryport CA15 8AB, England
+44 1900 817760
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Lovely little aquarium

Really lovely, friendly little aquarium - we thoroughly enjoyed out visit here with our 3.5yr old... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2016
Egilli73
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Lovely aquarium

Really enjoyable visit. Great displays and very good new lab area. Fish all in good condition and... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2016
Mike B
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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South Quay, Maryport CA15 8AB, England
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

Really lovely, friendly little aquarium - we thoroughly enjoyed out visit here with our 3.5yr old. It's not huge and there are no flashy interactive screens, but what you do get is knowledgeable staff, the ability to come and go all day with your entrance...More

Thank Egilli73
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyable visit. Great displays and very good new lab area. Fish all in good condition and very helpful staff.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Great little aquarium with plenty of local and more exotic sealife to see. New exhibition detailing local conservation of lobsters with tiny baby lobsters to see. Great new addition is the gluten free food in the cafe! They have a pretty good range of gf...More

Thank Amy V
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed by me, my grandson and my son. An independent aquarium that is located at the western edge of the Lake District and overlooking the Irish Sea. The aquarium is run by dedicated and friendly staff and hosts an array of wonderful and unusual...More

Thank bessieem
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Just got back from the acquarium. My daughter, who is 6, really enjoyed it. We spent a couple of hours there and actually saw a seahorse give birth, which was very special. The staff were great and spent time explaining to us about the babies...More

Thank MrsGriffin45
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Great to visit an independent aquarium. Lots of different fish in lots of different tanks! Staff friendly, knowledgeable and passionate. Budget a couple of hours for the visit. You can however re-enter the same day with your ticket to see all the daily feedings. All...More

Thank Weekends A
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the aquarium during a wet weekend stay in the Lakes. We went with a number of young children who all enjoyed the visit. Enjoyed a tasty lunch - excellent choice of cakes. Service very friendly and quick despite it being...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

First visit to the aquarium and won't be the last. Small but plenty to look at . Took about an hour to take in all the tanks then after lunch done it again . Good to see and learn about fish from our local waters,very...More

Thank jasong1968
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Been hear twice now first time was not to bad cheap and cheerful on a wet day not to much to look at and really smelly and the cafe is very overpriced even though the cake was nice .. Second time the price has gone...More

1  Thank Jade E
Reviewed 12 March 2016

This is a small but nicely presented aquarium which kept us occupied for a couple of hours on a wet day. Staff on the reception desk were extremely friendly and helpful and seemed genuinely pleased that we had come to visit. After our time in...More

Thank CumbriaMichelle
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