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The National Marine Aquarium, Rope Walk, Coxside, Plymouth, Devon PL4 0LF
Distance from Cottage Hotel: 23 miles / 37 kilometres (45 minutes by car)

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Suitable for: Educational days out | Family days out | Nature days out | Activities for a rainy day

Visit the UK's largest aquarium and enjoy fascinating underwater world.
You can start your journey in the shallow waters of Plymouth Sound where you can find animals such as

  • hermit crabs
  • lobsters
  • a colourful collection of anemones
  • starfish
  • small sharks and more

British Coast
Travel deeper into the waters off the British coast, where you can see diversity of animals, plants and undersea landscapes.

Atlantic Ocean
Explore the deepest tank in Britain
Explore the Atlantic Ocean, stretching from the freezing poles to the tropical Caribbean with the biggest tank in the UK, holding 2.5 million litres of water.

You can see

  • sand tiger sharks
  • nurse sharks
  • tarpon
  • barracuda
  • southern stingrays
  • horse-eye jacks and more

The National Marine Aquarium was the first in the UK to be set up for the purposes of education, conservation and research.
They offer inspirational learning programme, delivered by a team of marine biologists, qualified teachers and resident artists.

Spend an amazing day out with your family and children, and learn new thing about our world's oceans.

The National Marine Aquarium, Rope Walk, Coxside, Plymouth, Devon PL4 0LF

Website: http://www.national-aquarium.co.uk/
Telephone: 0844 893 7938  


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