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Fowey Aquarium

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| Town Quay, Fowey PL23 1AT, England
+44 7815 840467
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Small but full of really interesting exhibits!

Really enjoyed this visit. Normally I wouldn’t bother with this type of visit but it’s right next... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Puffaluff
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lovely little gem

Great for kids. Our 18 month old was fascinated with the open pool where he could gently splash... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
wincheee
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Bath, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“local fish” (22 reviews)
“the owner” (51 reviews)
“touch pool” (20 reviews)
LOCATION
| Town Quay, Fowey PL23 1AT, England
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+44 7815 840467
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"hermit crabs"
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"crustaceans"
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"end of the season"
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"great for kids"
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"caught locally"
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"worth a visit"
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"children and adults"
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"small crabs"
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Great for the kids to see the fish that are caught in the local area they loved it we were only in there 15mins as it's small but well worth a visit

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

A lovely small aquarium full of local fish, crab, lobster and many others. All run by a very knowledgable local. Well worth spending an hour of anyone’s time.

Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for our daughter, friendly man that runs it, wasn’t quite what we expected but kept our daughter entertained for a while

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Whilst on a mini break in Fowey we decided to stop into the aquarium. It's a great local spectacle, featuring only sea life found in the Fowey estuary. Interesting specimens, well kept with a knowledgable owner. Other local sea side towns could learn from this....More

Thank mark_tween
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Children absolutely loved this little place. They saw so many local specimens and learnt lots from the information sheets around the tanks but also from the owner. He chatted with all visitors and gave lots of extra information and stories. Small but very interesting and...More

Thank Sarah R
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Really great little place. Our young children had a real fun time in the aquarium. Very small but lots to see

Thank roadriding7
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We loved the acquarium. It sits on the ground floor of the old town hall and is cosy and welcoming. All the sea creatures have been caught by local fisherman who give their by catch to the aquarium, at the end of the season the...More

Thank Michelle S
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Wasn't too bad. Worth going to for a look around however I have been to bigger aquariums with more variety. The lady was very friendly and was very helpful with any questions

Thank Wade S
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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
3 March 2017|
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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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