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Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary and Wildlife Centre

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North End, Mablethorpe LN12 1QG, England
+44 1507 473346
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Mr steve

What a great place. Excellent value especially with children. Excellent beach. Plenty of places to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Steve M
via mobile
Always visit here but...

I have visited this place on many occasions and am hoping that my last visit was just a glitch in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
George R
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sea birds” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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North End, Mablethorpe LN12 1QG, England
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+44 1507 473346
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"seal sanctuary"
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"sea birds"
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"well worth a visit"
in 82 reviews
"gift shop"
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"rescued animals"
in 12 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 46 reviews
"lovely place"
in 44 reviews
"golden sands"
in 31 reviews
"few hours"
in 40 reviews
"value for money"
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"lovely afternoon"
in 18 reviews
"small place"
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"car park"
in 35 reviews
"per adult"
in 16 reviews
"nice cafe"
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"entry fee"
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"family ticket"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a great place. Excellent value especially with children. Excellent beach. Plenty of places to eat and not at all pricey. Old fashioned but quaint.

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have visited this place on many occasions and am hoping that my last visit was just a glitch in the otherwise spotless record in previous visits. Sadly for the first time I can say that the sanctuary didn't impress. The site itself didn't feel...More

Thank George R
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Reasonable price to go in. Visited with husband and two teenage grandsons. Plenty to see and do for half a day. Friendly staff. well set out and route round easy to follow. Animals had clean cages, clean plentiful water and good food. Nice little shop...More

Thank JeanWilko
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't stress enough how wonderful this place is, myself and my partner visit the area yearly and always have a "Seal sanctuary day" we even visited twice last year! Today (12/7/18) we were lucky enough to see the newborn seal pup and would like...More

Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with 2 children 7 and 3. We all had a great time, we were there over 3 hours. There are also other animals and wildlife that have been rescued or deemed too tame for release, there is also a reptile house which I...More

Thank Vikki M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are lots of birds and animals to see. We watched the sea lions being fed and got splashed by a cheeky seal.

Thank SusanWWetherby
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our two children enjoyed their trip so it was worth it for them but overall I left disappointed at the lack of focus on seals. A paddling pool sized enclosure at the entrance held three and then larger pools had another another six or seven.....the...More

Thank livinlos
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spend a couple of hours here with my young children. Girl 3, boy 1, they both really enjoyed it. There is lots of animals, and walk threw houses. There was educational talks about the animals, and we saw the keepers feed the seals... There was...More

Thank Leanne N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this establishment with a young guy in a wheelchair today. Before I paid I percifically asked if the place was wheelchair friendly before paying £9. I was assured it was. Well ... to cut a long story short I don't feel it was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my granddaughter on 22/6/18 . She enjoyed seeing all the different animals. I was pleasantly surprised at how big it was , nice couple of hours spent there

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smirnoff35
10 June 2018|
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Response from emma1989Kent | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think there is, we couldn't find any
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Vicky E
14 March 2018|
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Response from Howsemans | Reviewed this property |
I spent about an hour there because it was cold. If the weather was warmer, I would have spent a couple of hours.
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ginigeo
7 January 2018|
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Response from bhgoodwin | Reviewed this property |
Dogs must be left in the provided kennels .. Think Zoo ..
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