The Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary and Wildlife Centre, often abbreviated to Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary or Mablethorpe Wildlife Centre is a seal sanctuary and animal attraction in the coastal town of Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire. It is a tourist attraction and works to rehabilitate sick and injured seals. It is located close to the seal breeding colony at Donna Nook and many of the animals it rescues are young seals born there.
a young common seal at Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary in 2017
Other animals visitors can see at the attraction include gibbons, meerkats and birds of prey. The attraction works with a charity called Mablethorpe Animal Rescue and accomodates much rescued native British wildlife, as well as exotic species.
In the 'Time Walking' zone, visitors can view fossils of dinosaurs and other extinct megafauna, including allosaurus, archaeopteryx and mosasaur. Another part of the attraction is themed around the Ice Ages, and animals which have become extinct in Britain since then, featuring Eurasian lynx. There is also a caf? and gift shop.
The Seal Sanctuary Wildlife Centre, Quebec Rd, North End, Mablethorpe LN12 1QG, UK