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Ilfracombe Aquarium

Harbour Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ 01271 864 533

We say

Conservation is the focus of this small aquarium beyond the harbour, whose tanks illustrate the aquatic life from Exmoor streams, rivers and rock pools then into the harbour and out to the deep seas off Lundy Island. Striking the right balance between educational and fun the beautiful exhibits carefully recreate natural habitats, providing home to over 75 different species. Kids will adore the feeding sessions (hourly from 11am) in a large tank of harbour life. Small but effective it fits perfectly with the surroundings, aided by the fact it's in the historic Old Lifeboat House.

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£3.75 adults, £2.95 children


  • Café
  • Events & Activities
  • Gift Shop
  • Group Bookings
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Wildlife


Easter–June 10am–5pm, July–Aug 10am–5.45pm, Sept–Oct & mid Jan–Easter 10am–4pm, Nov–early Jan call for times

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