Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Anglesey Sea Zoo

The other week we decided to go for a day out. We hadn't planned where to go. It was quite a dull day, so thought we would go somewhere that's inside. The first place I thought of was Anglesey Sea Zoo, We left a bit early so Osian could have his morning nap in the car, and we could go in once he had woken up.

Although I have been to the Sea Zoo before, I couldn't really remember what it was like inside, due to the last time I went being quite a few years ago. While we were sat in the car waiting for Osian to wake up, we were wondering what it was going to be like inside, because the building looked quite small.

Once Osian woke up we went straight in. I didn't take many photos inside because it was too dark and couldn't use the flash. When we first got in Osian was still quite dopey. So we stayed in the first room until he had woken up a bit and he could look around properly.


Osian absolutely loved looking at all the animals, I have also read that animals are the most stimulating thing for babies to watch. He was trying to grab all the animals, and liked watching the lights from inside the tanks.
We got to see, baby rays, starfish, sea horses, very small sharks (can't remember which kind), eels, lobsters, and a few other kinds of fish.
We took our time going around the Sea Zoo, but we had finished it all within 45 minutes. Which was a bit expensive considering it cost us £15 to get it. There was a great park at the end that would have been ideal for older kids, but Osian was way too little to go on anything. There was also a nice cafe at the end where we all had a snack.


Although we weren't there for very long we still had a lovely time. I don't think we are in a rush to go again any time soon, due to the price being so high for such a short period of time. 


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12 comments:

  1. I do find that all zoos, aquaria etc are pretty expensive to visit, but then I suppose their running costs are very high. It sounds like Anglesey Sea Zoo might be worth a revisit when Osian is a bit older through We recently visited Tropiquaria in Somerset and found that both expensive and small plus my boys are now at the top end of the age range for visiting places like that. Found your blog via the Big Bad Blog Share!

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    1. I wouldn't have minded so much if we could spend a longer period of time there, I'd never considered their running costs! We will probably go again when he's quite a bit older. I've never been there, too far for us

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  2. Places like this are always expensive, we often use clubcard vouchers or 2 for 1 coupons to lessen the blow! All my children love zoos and sealife places, there is something about animals which appeals to all children I think! #MMWBH

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    1. I never thought about using clubcard voucher, thank you for the handy tip! I agree with you there, but now I'm thinking about it I would choose a day out to the zoo over quite a few other things, find it interesting to see different animals x

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  3. Lovely picture :-) My daughter adores aquariums, there is one quite near us in Bristol and she was fascinated by all the lights and colours of the fish x Char
    (http://charlotteskitchenblog.blogspot.co.uk/)
    #mmwbh

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  4. Oh this looks real fun. I must take Eli to the sea life centre at some point when I have a bit more cash. Whenever we see fish tanks he tries to grab the fish out of them. I am sure he would love it :-)

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  5. I love going to aquariums we took Tyler to the Bournemouth one a couple of years a go. Glad you had a good day #binkylinky

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  6. You got some fab photos on your day out, I know how you feel though, it can become expensive. Still looks like you had fun! #binkylinky

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  7. It looks like he had a lovely time there. They are expensive places to visit but very educational and stimulating for little ones. We took our little girl to the Blue planet aquariam when she was about 10 months old and she loved it! Lovely post x #binkylinky

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  8. Fab place to visit. We don't have anything like near us so we go to the farm, but I know our girls would love going somewhere like this. Looks like you had a great time. Thanks for linking up to the #binkylinky

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  9. My husband and I visited here four years ago when we stayed in Llangollen for a weekend. We didn't have the kids with us, just needed somewhere indoors to visit in a downpour while we were on Anlgesey!
    We too found it quite small for the price but I guess the running costs are huge. It's definitely somewhere we'd take the kids if we were in the area as they love places like this #binkylinky

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  10. They are very expensive places to visit but my children always love looking at animals/aquariums. I'm glad to hear that you had a lovely day.

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