The Seal Sanctuary, Mablethorpe

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Walk through .8 hectares (2 acres) of sand dunes, and gain first-hand experience of some of the county's most stunning wildlife at The Seal Sanctuary. Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary, only 50 m (164 ft) from the sea, has rescued hundreds of injured and orphaned seals since it opened in 1974. In a specially designed hospital, the seals are looked after until they can be released back into the wild. Meanwhile, look out for the foxes, badgers, barn owls, and kestrels that have been provided refuge in the Wildlife Centre. The on-site cafe offers drinks, sandwiches, cakes, and more. Arrange to visit The Seal Sanctuary and other attractions in Mablethorpe using our Mablethorpe trip itinerary planner .
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  • The seal sanctuary is just a walk up the beach especially if you're staying at a haven site. The sanctuary had recently looked after a sick baby seal which is getting better there are many other anima...  more »
  • Whilst it's lovely that the seal sanctuary nurses and cares for the seals I was a bit disappointed when I visited due to several reasons: 1. There is only 1 main seal enclosure with about 8 seals in i...  more »
  • The seal sanctuary is over priced for what it is, costing £38 for four adults is ridiculous. Especially when walking around you can tell that the money is not going towards the upkeep of the animals. ...  more »
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  • Very good for a small facility with lots besides the seals. Interesting for a look around but not a huge amount of information on what is done here. Mainly lots of animals in cages. Toilets. Shop. Cafe. Picnic area.
  • We have previously visited the sanctuary and always been happy with the visit, and today was no exception. My children got to feed the sealion's today as there was only a few of us there (obviously this wouldn't have happened if there was more people but this made our day, lovely staff and lovely animal's). I will continue to recommend this place to anyone! Thanks for a nice day. 😀😀
  • A very good place to visit if you are in the area. The animals all look well and happy and the staff are very friendly and helpful. Would recommend it to everyone.
  • Good place to take children for an hour or so with a good variety of animals to see.
  • Fantastic day out, lots of different animals and a good and reasonable cheap café

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