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Seascope Hatchery Northern Ireland

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Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Rock pool treasures and lobster surprises

Despite its tiny size, we spent about an hour in Seascope with our 7 and 8 year olds. We were all... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Absolutely brilliant!

Took my 2 and 3 year old boys and they loved it! Staff so attentive And got them holding and... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“fun afternoon”(2 reviews)
“lobster”(11 reviews)
“worth a visit”(3 reviews)
Let Lucy the Lobster take you on an adventure from tiny lobster eggs through the dangerous journey of reaching adulthood. Come and see our on of a kind experience be only inches away from hundreds of baby lobsters and monster mothers.Our interactive...more
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15 Unit and 14 The Harbour | Kilkeel Harbour, Co.Down, Kilkeel BT34 4AX, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4176 9700
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite its tiny size, we spent about an hour in Seascope with our 7 and 8 year olds. We were all captivated by the guide who shared her knowledge and passion for these amazing creatures. We loved being able to handle various creatures in the...More

Thank Cheviot81
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Took my 2 and 3 year old boys and they loved it! Staff so attentive And got them holding and touching everything. Painting lovely at the end. Thank you so much,the boys had a wonderful time! Would definitely recommend!

Thank RC1333
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We had a great time here. The kids enjoyed hearing about and seeing the lobsters, crabs and other sea life. There was also an opportunity to do some craft at the ned. The staff were local and very knowledgeable. It is quite small but this...More

Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Hosted wonderfully by Sarah, very interesting & a 30 yr old lobster to hold! All the local knowledge & variation of sea life to wonder. Watch out for the Sea-mouse!

Thank Namronski
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Took our 10yr old out to see what happened at it. Well we were met at the door by a very beautiful girl called Sarah. She gives us the tour and afyer the child got to do some painting. We will be back in the...More

Thank kerribeggs
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Very small but Brilliant friendly informative place to learn all about sea life but mainly lobsters. Cheap as chips. Underutilised simply due to funding. Stacey is an amazing person placed perfectly between seascope and tourist information. Extremely friendly and engaging with children I hope stacey...More

Thank Dessie G
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Went as 2 families on a wet day. Was greeted by a yound friendly girl with great knowledge. Was showen all the different things around the place .. the kids were really interested. Finished up with some craft and painting for the kids . Not...More

Thank Phil A
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great friendly staff with a wealth of knowledge, the children love getting the hands on experience, really worth a visit. Seeing lobsters from when they hatch to maturity. First class experience

Thank NormanBridges
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Educational, fun, highly recommended. Kids enjoyed it, even had time for some arts and crafts at the end.

Thank MarkTChilds
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This place is a real find. Sarah is very welcoming and knows so much about the lobsters. Her enthusiasm rubs off on all the people visiting and she's keen to engage everyone of all ages in the exhibit. The blue lobsters are fascinating. Definitely somewhere...More

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