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Seascope Hatchery Northern Ireland

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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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Halfterm break.

Took our 10yr old out to see what happened at it. Well we were met at the door by a very beautiful... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
kerribeggs
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Brilliant for an hour or two when raining

Very small but Brilliant friendly informative place to learn all about sea life but mainly... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Dessie G
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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 educational experience offers fun learning opportunities for all ages as well as kids crafts and interactive treasure hunts.
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“lobster” (11 reviews)
“sea life” (4 reviews)
“worth a visit” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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15 Unit and 14 The Harbour | Kilkeel Harbour, Co.Down, Kilkeel BT34 4AX, Northern Ireland
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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

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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

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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

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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

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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

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

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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

2  Thank Catherine M
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely place nice people good Craic shops and restaurants public transport pubs, I lived over there for 10 years and I miss it and the Craic with the locals lovely country side all the way up the Antrim coast over looking the sea across to...More

1  Thank Paul P
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Seascope is small, but perfectly formed; perfect for children and adults of all ages. Staff are friendly and welcoming, and very informative - they clearly have a passion for what they do here. The children were able to handle the lobsters and other creatures, and...More

2  Thank Arlene C
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Picked up a flyer in the caravan park for seascope. Took a run out to kilkeel to see if wee could find it .we found it very easily by the harbour.we where meet by a locely young girl who took our money (7 quid for...More

1  Thank marcscott
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NILobsterHatchery, Manager at Seascope Hatchery Northern Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016

Thanks for the review, we are so glad you had such a great time at Seascope. Please call in the next time you are in the area.

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Took my son and elderly father here they both throughly enjoyed this experience and loved being able to handle the lobster. We learned so much about the sea life and our guide was full of facts and very enthuastic about receiving our questions and relaying...More

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NILobsterHatchery, Manager at Seascope Hatchery Northern Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2016

Thank you for this lovely review, the entire team at Seascope are very pleased that you had a good time with us. Please call in again to see the exciting changes we are making to Seascope over the next year.

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