It is one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world, is located in Hull, East Yorkshire and is home to 5,000 animals including magnificent sharks and rays. The dramatic building, which overlooks the Humber estuary, was designed by world class architects, Sir Terry Farrell and Partners in, what was then, one of the most deprived and unfashionable cities in England.
The Deep is now the most commercially successful Millenium Project.
Address – SAT NAV (HU9 1TU) this will take you to Tower Street, Hull, the nearest main road to The Deep.
OPENING TIMES 10am – 6pm every day, last entry 5pm. The Deep is closed 24th & 25th December
Contact – Tel: 01482 381000
2. Go Ape
Daredevils can enjoy zip lines, tackle a tree-top adventure course and brave all manner of other obstacles at the attraction in Normanby Hall in North Lincolnshire.
The course is the first of its kind in the region and is expected to bring thousands of visitors into Lincolnshire.
- The Tree Top Adventure challenge costs £33 for adults
- £25 for those aged 10 to 15
- Tree Top Junior course is £18, with participants required to be over one metre tall.
To book tickets, go to goape.co.uk
Parking at Go Ape will cost £3 per car, with a valid booking confirmation required. Normanby Hall annual pass holders will not have to pay for parking.
Those annual passes are available now and more information can be found at normanbyhall.co.uk
- Suitable for all ages
- Venue type: Outdoor
Inspired by a love of animals, this small but friendly family-run farm park prides itself on giving visitors the chance to get close to, and grow to love, the animals as much as the staff do!
The daily birds of prey flying demonstrations are firm favourites and bottle-feeding the baby lambs in the spring is sure to put a smile on even the grumpiest face!
Rushmoor House, Louth Road in North Cockerington, Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 7DY, England
Contact – 01507 328706
- Adults: £7.95
- Kids: £7.95
- Under 2’s: Free
Guest suitability – Pregnant woman should not touch the sheep or lambs during lambing season.
Natureland is well known for rescuing and rehabilitating orphaned and injured seals that become stranded on Lincolnshire beaches.Visitors can see the various stages of their rehabilitation and hear about the rescue work at feeding times.
Their team of animal experts are in the business of rescuing orphaned, injured and sick seal pups.
While their name says seals there are also all sorts of animals here (including meerkats!) with an aquarium and pets corner which fluffy rabbits, guinea pigs and sheep call home. You can even feed them with food bought from the gift shop. Then, if you fancy something a little more exotic, head to the tropical butterfly house to feed the koi carp and dazzle at the colourful natives – that is if you dare to cross the crocodile pond!
- Infant (aged 2 years & under) – Free
- Children (3-15 years inclusive) – £8.00
- Adult – £9.75
- Senior Citizens (65 and over) – £8.50
- Family Ticket (2 adults & 2 children) – £32.00
A fun filled area with a tonne of things to see and do! An Adventure park for the under-10s with soft play and rides, Angry Birds activity area plus a cafe.
There’s the Sundown Market, Musical Pet Shop,Jolly Pirate Ride, Captain Sandy’s Play Cove, Fort Apache Storybook Village and the Rodeo Corral Indoor Play Area, Rocky Mountain Railroad, Tractor Ride and even a Lollipoppet Castle plus loads more!
General admission –