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Logan Fish Pond Marine Life Centre

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| Fishpond Cottage, Port Logan DG9 9NF, Scotland
+44 1776 860606
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Terrific attraction

Returned to this magical place after 2 years and was delighted to see so many species of fish and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hellie201
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
An interesting detour

We called in here purely out of curiosity. It was quite interesting and the guide was very helpful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
olibot
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Durham, United Kingdom
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We are now open 7 days per week till the end of October 2018. 10 am till 5pm everyday. All welcome including dogs!
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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| Fishpond Cottage, Port Logan DG9 9NF, Scotland
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+44 1776 860606
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Returned to this magical place after 2 years and was delighted to see so many species of fish and marine life. A truly unique place and the history is fascinating. A must see especially for kids. It's a place you would want to return to...More

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Paddy_Hogg, Manager at Logan Fish Pond Marine Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Hellie201 for your lovely review. The fish were jumping full of life when you and family were here and we have made great progress in the last two years to rebuild the centre and its reputation locally and nationally. So many visitors do...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in here purely out of curiosity. It was quite interesting and the guide was very helpful and informative, although another group was very demanding of his time. However we still enjoyed it.More

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Paddy_Hogg, Manager at Logan Fish Pond Marine Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Olivet, Thank you for your review and kind words. Sorry I didn't get you and your partner included in the tour I had not long started, as I should have done. The origins of the place is key to appreciating the amazing history of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly and welcoming staff and the kids loved it! Fascinating place, take your wellies if you can!More

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Paddy_Hogg, Manager at Logan Fish Pond Marine Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and kind words. I did leave fresh sea water coming in just before we closed at 5pm, so apologies for that. Keeping the fish lively and healthy is our number one priority and that can mean opening the valve in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went today very interesting Paddy explained how it was made with dynamite & French prisoners! We had a great visit if you are interested in strange historical things & wildlife then visit here we were made welcome & so were the 2 dogs.Fascinating piece...More

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Paddy_Hogg, Manager at Logan Fish Pond Marine Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. I'm delighted your lovely pups enjoyed their visit too as we are very happy to see dogs here. Col McDuall used old fashioned gunpowder to blast out the Fishpond from the greywacke rock (gunpowder was invented by Noble many...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit very interesting spent ages watching the fish in the pond. The guide was great giving lots of information on the history of the place and the fish.More

Thank DavidCaroline
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Paddy_Hogg, Manager at Logan Fish Pond Marine Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you David and Caroline. Always great to get lovely reviews. The fish are our star performers and the place is amazing to see, esp with its unique history. Almost everyone who walks down into the Fishpond says WOW as they walk down the 2018...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Fascinating piece of social history in a beautiful spot. Friendly and knowledgeable staff offered the chance to see the variety of fish in the pond at close quarters.

Thank Euan M
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Paddy_Hogg, Manager at Logan Fish Pond Marine Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Evan fir a lovely review! We add different species during the season so you will see more species next time you visit.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

It's only a small attraction but, in my experience, it is unique. A natural aquarium where local marine creatures are seen in close up. Interesting history too.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We stumbled across Logan Fish pond after visiting Portpatrick & the Mull of Galloway. Its a fascinating place and it's great to see fish in their natural habitat. The staff are extremely friendly and encourage visitors to get involved by allowing us to feed the...More

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Paddy_Hogg, Lease holder at Logan Fish Pond Marine Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Dear Robstar, it was a pleasure to have you here at Logan Fishpond and I'm delighted you enjoyed it. Come back in the late summer and enjoy the better weather as the place is paradise in summer!

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Well worth to see this place and fish so close. The staff gave us a tour of pool,showed us every fish and explained many things for a fishing is well.

3  Thank wayne a
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Paddy_Hogg, Lease holder at Logan Fish Pond Marine Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you Wayne for your kind words. It was our pleasure to have you here at this amazing marine life centre which is stunning and packed with lovely fish! Best wishes

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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

An absolutely fascinating insight into how an estate in the early 1800's has evolved through various ownerships into a most educational and natural sea life centre. The variety of so many different species of fish being hand fed no more than touching distance away, not...More

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Paddy_Hogg, Lease holder at Logan Fish Pond Marine Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank youbStephen for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have you, your partner and lovely pup here at the far famed Logan Fishpond marine life centre. We focus on the place, its history, the fish and other species and try to make it...More

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S24drx
4 August 2015|
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Response from LoganFishPond | Property representative |
Hi We dont allow dogs unfortunately. Thank you for your enquiry Kind regards
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18 February 2015|
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Hi Neither of the two answers above are appropriate. Sorry for the late reply,we are still out of season and TA has only just sent this message to us. We have several disable groups who visit us with wheelchairs but... More
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