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Sunday, July 24, 2011

National Marine Aquarium Plymouth

The National Marine Aquarium Plymouth is the largest aquarium in the UK. The National Marine Aquarium is divided into four main zones: British Coasts, Plymouth Sound, Atlantic Ocean and Blue Planet.



The Atlantic Ocean zone has the biggest tank in the UK and holds 2.5 million litres of water, home to numerous sharks and jelly fish. The Blue Planet zone has fish, rays and turtles from Coral Reefs including the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.



There are various talks and shows for visitors to the aquarium throughout the day. The aquarium offers a cafe and a picnic area overlooking Plymouth Sound.

National Marine Aquarium
Rope Walk
Coxside
Plymouth
PL4 0LF
Tel: 0844 893 7938



Access

The National Marine Aquarium is close to Plymouth Station in the Coxside area of Plymouth. Visitors arriving by bus or train will receive a 10% reduction on production of their ticket.

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