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Fowey Aquarium

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Small but really interesting and friendly

We were made to feel enormously welcome by the owner and felt really comfortable taking our time... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Philip W
via mobile
Lovely place to visit

This is a lovely little aquarium with the gentleman that runs it. He answers all your questions and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kirstie R
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Walsall
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“the owner”(52 reviews)
“touch pool”(20 reviews)
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| Town Quay, Fowey PL23 1AT, England
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+44 7815 840467
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Qwekry and remenisant of a small aquatic display in a garden centre. Local fish and marine life on show but with very little detail about what is on display. The curator did give some details about a rare sponge crab. Perhaps interesting for small children...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent the morning in Mevagissey and visited the Aquarium there which is free ( we did leave a good donation though) so on arrival at Fowey we thought we would pop in here .... we were greeted by the phrase £4 each to come...More

Thank Steveemma7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were made to feel enormously welcome by the owner and felt really comfortable taking our time exploring the different fish and asking questions. Our one year old daughter was captivated by some of the more unusual species, particularly the flat fish and crabs. Thoroughly...More

Thank Philip W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely little aquarium with the gentleman that runs it. He answers all your questions and tells you about the exhibits there.

Thank Kirstie R
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This aquarium is not your average one! Everything in this aquarium has been caught locally, it’s very interesting to see what lives in the local sea, and see it swimming in tanks that are as natural as possible. The touching pool was fascinating for children,...More

Thank Eddy M
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Really good, great for kids and adults alike. Wonderful sea creatures from our coast. Great rock pool for kids to touch some of the wildlife. I remember this when I was a child and going back 40 years later didn’t disappoint.

1  Thank trcmclg
Reviewed 29 May 2018

I took my son here to see the locally caught species and the young man running it on Sunday was very knowledgeable and informative, he explained where they'd found certain species and pointed out interesting facts and info about many of them. We saw a...More

Thank Kkel1
Reviewed 27 May 2018

My grandson loved this. The guy who runs it is very good and helpfull even supplying stools for little ones to stand on and look into the tanks well worth a visit

Thank eigbob
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed this visit. Normally I wouldn’t bother with this type of visit but it’s right next to the quay and Haveners. The guide/manager pointed out some really interesting things about local fish. I found in the first minute I had learned more about fish...More

Thank Puffaluff
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Great for kids. Our 18 month old was fascinated with the open pool where he could gently splash while supervised and observe the crabs etc. Smaller than expected and run by a lovely chap who was very friendly. Given the amount of time we spent...More

Thank wincheee
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pampowell54
5 June 2017|
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Response from James C | Property representative |
Not sure as yet - you can always call me on 07815 840467. Cheers James
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Adrian T
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Response from Crystal H | Reviewed this property |
It is all on one level but might be tight inside for items such as wheelchairs
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