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Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary and Wildlife Centre

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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A pleasant trip

A well presented and well cared for venue, animals all seem professionally looked after. A great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lots to see. Cafe very good

We enjoyed our visit this week. It was fun to see the Meerkats and the seals. Feeding time was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jonathan H
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A visit to Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary offers a unique nature experience. Walk through two acres of landscaped dunes - only fifty metres from the sea - and gain first hand experience of some of the county's most stunning wildlife.
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North End, Mablethorpe LN12 1QG, England
+44 1507 473346
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was good but not good enough to go back every year as we do to skegness centre. Location is a car ride from mablethorpe. Location serviced by sand train and road train if you are not travelling by car.

Thank Tim J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited the Seal sanctuary on Saturday. Some parts are nice and there are a variety of animals to see here, so the experience is a bit mixed. I see they have added new bits on since my last visit, but there could still be improvements....More

1  Thank maria1bjt
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A well presented and well cared for venue, animals all seem professionally looked after. A great selection and fab information. The children enjoyed the animals and some of the history 😃 Only draw back is it’s quite small but well worth an hour or so....More

Thank KTL43
Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed our visit this week. It was fun to see the Meerkats and the seals. Feeding time was much appreciated!

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely time here. The animals are well cared for and a lovely atmosphere all round. I am disabled and had to use the toilets and i must say they have been well thought out. The disabled person would have no trouble sitting down...More

Thank 653sylvia55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first visit and thought it was great. It’s small but well laid out and has an easy to follow route planned out. Most enclosures had animals in, some were being updated so were empty but that happens everywhere. I suppose the only...More

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The price felt a bit steep but I'm happy to pay when I feel the money goes to looking after the animals. I had 2 small children with me and it felt tough showing them animals in this environment. Tiny houses and outdoor spaces, the...More

2  Thank traveller4792
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely laid out compact and yet not cramped display areas for the animals. All the animals seemed to be happy and well looked after so well done to their keepers for that. Prices in the small cafe were also very reasonable and again the staff...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a little shocked at the £9 entrance fee but once inside there was so much more than expected! We had a lovely time looking at a wide variety of different animals, rabbits, birds, birds of prey, reptiles, monkeys, lynx, all sorts as well...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited 6th September, it was a wonderful morning out Lots of animals to see we even got to see the seals being fed, the lady told us all about each seal and what condition they were in when they where rescued It cost £35 for...More

Thank Kat B
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4 September 2018|
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Response from Richard G | Reviewed this property |
£28 for a family of four plus s£2 for parking.
27 August 2018|
Response from LouNorman | Reviewed this property |
No I didn’t see any
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24 August 2018|
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Response from SueF1339 | Reviewed this property |
Not when we visited