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Fowey Aquarium

#2 of 24 things to do in Fowey Features Animals
| Town Quay, Fowey PL23 1AT, England
+44 7815 840467
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Interesting but a little expensive

We went here as something to do with a little one. It was £10 for three adults and a baby. We... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Penny P
via mobile
Superb entirely local family attraction

This artisan tourist attraction is brilliant. It features many local fish and sea creatures and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ian j
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“local fish” (18 reviews)
“touch pool” (18 reviews)
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| Town Quay, Fowey PL23 1AT, England
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+44 7815 840467
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went here as something to do with a little one. It was £10 for three adults and a baby. We walked into a small room with very little lighting. The man was very informative and was telling us they are all caught around fowey....More

1  Thank Penny P
Reviewed 6 days ago

This artisan tourist attraction is brilliant. It features many local fish and sea creatures and includes several unusual sights, a conger eel, lobsters in their blue livery, hermit crabs that you can pick up, various creates which alter colour to match their surroundings in order...More

Thank ian j
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very disappointed in the aquarium. Thought it was very overpriced for a family of 4. Took 15 minutes to walk around. Quite tatty. Only plus was we could take the dog in.

Thank Samantha A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly atmosphere where questions are welcomed. Staff have good knowledge. A lot of interesting facts to learn about especially the huge lobster caught locally.

Thank nigel f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had seen the signs for the Aquarium on many visits to Fowey, but never went in, so glad we did. It's not the biggest of Aquariums by any stretch, but the staff are very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. There is "petting" tank where the...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small but by no means empty aquarium has a small entry fee but lots of local species to look at. You will never see so much from the side of the estuary! Includes a touch-friendly pool.

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very small, quite tatty and poorly kept, damp and grim to be honest, it takes all of 15 minutes even with kids but the owner was not there when we arrived and only arrived suddenly as we were leaving to take our money. The small...More

1  Thank Dominic W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's small but cheap to get in and great to see the local sealife. Saw blue lobster and a huge crawfish. Recommended.

Thank Darren C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a hidden gem and the kids loved it. So nice to go somewhere so "local" and informative. Beats a Sea life centre hands down. We love Fowey and this is one of the reasons why!

Thank GingerEyebrows
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

yes, its quite small, as so many people have said, but its full of a good variety of stuff, mostly local, and all released at the end of the season. given fowey itself is small but lovely, its quite in keeping really. well worth a...More

Thank Thommo39
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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
4 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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