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A Window on North Devon with Lawrence

In this episode of "A Window on North Devon" supported by Woodstock Windows, Jim Duncan talks to Lawrence about what lead him to open the aquarium in North Devon and how he found the aquariums unique location. Lawrenc ...

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Beach Clean

The Ilfracombe Aquarium takes an active supporting role in Ilfracombe beach cleans.

W/s Mon 18th April 2016 and running for 2 weeks; a programme of beach cleans coordinated by One Ilfracombe and supported by local police and fire service has ...

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Charity Day; Saturday 23rd April 10am - 4pm

Free Exhibit Entry offered with minimum donation requested of £2 Adult, £1 Child & £1.50 Senior.

* Come and enjoy FREE ENTRY, CAKE SALE & TOMBOLA at one of North Dev ...

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School Group Visits

The summer term seems to be the most popular time for schools to visit. The weather is normally on side and there is also lots going on on and around the harbour too.
Amongst other local schools visiting recently Combe Martin Primary School (CMP ...

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Cafe Deck

For several weeks now the cafe deck has been taking shape. It has been a pleasure to work with skilled local trades and suppliers in order to achieve this.  All being well we should be opening it for visitor use this month. We hope to be locating ...

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Ilfracombe Aquarium Cafe Sun Deck

I am pleased to inform you that work has re started on the Ilfracombe Aquarium cafe deck we are looking at completion of this by June. 

We had a good Easter here at the aquarium, the staff have worked really hard  and we are really ...

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Ready to welcome our visitors over the Easter period

We have been working hard over the last month or so to continue to improve the exhibits with in the Ilfracombe Aquarium ready for the Easter holidays. 

All front of house staff have been on barrista training with Havana Coffee Company so ...

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We are up and running!

The aquarium had a really successful half term. Its great to have visitors back and to share with them the work that we have been doing over the winter. The joint promotion with Atlantis Adventure Park is still on going, so if you visit us you get a ha ...

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Staff Training and final preparations for the aquarium

The cafe and shop are now re open and we are excited to be displaying and selling new stock items, from a delicious brand of cakes to locally handmade cushions. The boys are working extremely hard to get the aquarium reopen for half term. Our opening h ...

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Re - opening!

The shop and cafe will be reopen as of Saturday 30th Jan at 10am. We will then be open daily between 10am and 1pm until 13th Feb. From half term, 14th Feb onwards the days extend to closing at 3.30pm. Please come and see our new gift selections in the ...

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Preparing for the new season

We are busy working here at the aquarium behind the scenes in order to get re open as soon as possible. The front of house staff have been on a barista training course with Havanah Coffee, we learnt so much and as a result we will now aim to make the b ...

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Welcome to our new and very much improved website!

We are very pleased with the work Clevera has done for us and it is now down to us to continue with the work on it. There is still more to be updated and this will be done in early 2015 but access to the basic information is now much better. We hope th ...

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