Family Friendly Offers

Family Friendly Offers

  1. Feeding Turtle Friday

    National Marine Aquarium

    Feed the Turtle at The Aquarium



    Step into the shoes of the husbandry team at the National Marine Aquarium to experience what goes behind the feeding of our Green Sea Turtle, Friday! You’ll be immersed in our food preparation area, educated on our seagrass conservation work and how Turtles in the wild love seagrass! You’ll then feed our Turtle at the top of the Atlantic Ocean Tank, the deepest in the UK and located here in Plymouth!


    This experience is £140 for up to four people. All participants must be over 8+ years of age. Children 15 or under must be accompanied by an adult (18+) who will be responsible for them during the experience.  

    What’s included? 

    This exclusive experience includes; 

    • An introduction to our food preparation area and how we feed our 5000 animals.  
    • Preparation of Friday’s tasty lunch, participants 18+ are only permitted to use the knives. 
    • A overview of our seagrass work and the link to Turtle’s natural diet of seagrass in the wild. 
    • Animal introduction with our Supervisor in front of the Atlantic Ocean Tank. 
    • Explanation and populating of the ‘Feeding Record Sheet’ after weighing Friday’s food.  
    • A demonstration of the equipment we use to feed Friday and the importance of ‘operant conditioning’. 
    • 15 minutes feeding Friday! 

    Full terms and conditions can be found on our website along with availability and how to book!  

    Any questions do contact the NMA team on:

  2. Kids Eat Free

    Future Inn Plymouth

    School Holidays and Half Term - Kids Eat Free

    School holidays and half term are always action packed, so why not fuel up at Fishbone Restaurant?

    Eat at Fishbone Restaurant where your little ones can eat for FREE with any meal purchased by an adult. 

    Children aged under 12 can enjoy an Omelette, Chicken Nuggets, Fish Fingers, Mini Burgers, Roast chicken and more! We have a lovely set up and friendly staff to brighten your day - we look forward to welcoming you. The welcoming, cosy Plymouth restaurant is open to the public as well as hotel residents, and we pride ourselves on providing the best, mouth-watering dishes using fresh local ingredients.

    Contact us today to make a reservation: Email: Call: 01752 701000

    Find out more and book