Ilfracombe Aquarium

North Devon

Ilfracombe Aquarium is an award-winning, all-weather, educational attraction located in the Old Lifeboat House alongside Ilfracombe's picturesque and historic harbour. The town is found on the dramatic North Devon coast 20 minutes drive from Barnstaple, set amongst the North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

The aquarium provides a fascinating insight into the wonders of the aquatic world found locally around North Devon.

Its beautiful exhibits are carefully recreated natural habitats, providing home to over 75 species, some of which for many visitors, have never been seen before.

Visitors follow a unique zoned journey from the the SOURCE of an Exmoor stream, down RIVER, to an ESTUARY, local ROCKPOOL, HARBOUR, COAST and out to LUNDY and it's unique marine reserve. Free quiz trails, extensive interpretation, presentations, experienced fish keeper guides

Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.

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