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Find all the upcoming events to do with Plymouth Sound National Marine Park, and let us know what events you have planned via our events form!

Ocean Exhibition at Plymouth University

Levinsky Gallery, The Roland Levinsky Building Plymouth

Ocean explores and celebrates our human connection with the water that covers over 70% of the planet. It does this from a number of different perspectives, bringing together world-leading researchers with […]

The Box film – John Akomfrah: Arcadia

The Box Tavistock Pl, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom

Experience the UK premiere of a major new multi-screen film commission by visionary artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah.Arcadia shows stunning scenes of landscapes worldwide, beautiful underwater environments and moving music. […]

Bitesize: How Do Rock Lighthouses Move in Storms?

Levinsky Gallery, The Roland Levinsky Building Plymouth

Maintenance engineers on rock lighthouses have reported disturbing vibrations, notably during the violent winter storms of 2013/14. With predictions of sea level rise and changes to storm patterns, Trinity House […]

Ocean Conservation Trust litter pick – The Barbican

Mayflower Steps Plymouth

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the National Marine Aquarium the Ocean Conservation Trust are carrying out 25 litter picks across 2023. Join the trust on a two-hour drop in […]

Parade of Lights – Royal Plymouth Corinthian Yacht Club

Plymouth Sound , United Kingdom

Come to the seafront on the Plymouth Hoe to view a spectacular fleet of boats dressed masts to decks in the most festive Christmas lights.This beautiful, annual show is organised […]

Shore-search Volunteer Survey

Wembury Marine Centre Church Road, Wembury, Plymouth, United Kingdom

In this collaborative rockpool survey event with Devon Wildlife Trust and Wembury Marine Centre, you’ll meet some wonderful people and marine wildlife whilst traversing Wembury’s rocky shore to contribute to […]

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A Tompot Blenny (name: Parablennius gattorugine) having a lay-in at James Eagan Layne wreck. It is definitely feeling those weekend vibes ๐Ÿ˜ด

Tompot Blennys have the nickname of 'the fish with antlers' due to its fussy tentacles on its head. They are medium sized, sharp toothed and territorial of their home. But if you find one diving, don't worry! They will usually show gentle curiosity around humans.

As always, give all wildlife their own space. Look but don't touch ๐Ÿ˜Š

๐Ÿ“ท @samdbalderson with @plymouthsounddivers
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Are you Interested in working with young people? Do you have a passion for nature, the sea and the great outdoors?
If so, combine these interests and passions to apply for an Innovative Youth Work Position working with us and Plymouth Poole Farm.

๐Ÿ”— Link in bio (With With Us) for more info
(search 'PEO/3196' or 'Senior Youth Support Worker')

#PlymouthSoundNMP #BlueEconomy #Marine #Maritime #Plymouth #Devon #PlymouthJobs #DevonJobs #HeritageHorizon #MarineJobs #PSNMP #Coast2023 #MyNationalMarinePark #SouthwestIsBest #PlymouthShoreFront #PlymouthPooleFarm
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We may be biased but the sea is the best therapy. There's nothing like healing your mental wellbeing by gazing at our National Marine Park ๐Ÿ’™

๐Ÿ“ธ @kaylaparker.uk

#PSNMP #PlymouthSoundNMP #PlymouthHoe #Coast2023 #Plymouth #MyNationalMarinePark #HeritageHorizon #PlymouthHoe #VitaminSea #MentalWellbeing #PlymouthSound #SouthwestIsBest #PlymouthShoreFront #NationalLottery #HeritageFund #HeritagelsOpen @heritagefunduk
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What a haul!! We had such a successful afternoon in the sun with the best view in Plymouth!

Thank you to our amazing team of volunteers๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’™

We can't wait to do another litter pick around our National Marine Park soon!

#PSNMP #PlymouthSoundNMP #PlymouthHoe #LitterPick #Coast2023 #Plymouth #MyNationalMarinePark #HeritageHorizon #PlymouthHoe #CleanerOcean #PlymouthSound #SouthwestIsBest #PlymouthShoreFront #NationalLottery #HeritageFund #HeritagelsOpen @heritagefunduk
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Plymouth Sound National Marine Park isn't just about animals that live under the sea, but above too.

Here's a beautiful photo of a Cormorant (latin name: Phalacrocorax carbo) relaxing in the golden hour light. As you can guess, they are a huge lover of fish and once they come up from diving, you may see it stood in the sun with its wings open to dry off.

๐Ÿ“ธ @cornish_dronephotography
๐Ÿ“ River Tamar

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๐Ÿ”—Link in bio (Scenes of the Sound)
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We had a brilliant time at the Ernesettle Christmas Market last Friday!
It was lovely meeting the community and great to see Stormy Sam ๐Ÿ’™

#PlymouthSoundNMP #christmasmarket #PlymouthSound #PlymouthSoundNationalMarinePark #ernesettle #HeritageHorizon #plymouth
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๐ŸŒŠScenes of the Sound๐ŸŒŠ

It's great to see younger generations be inspired by the brilliant experiences the National Marine Aquarium offers. Has anyone else seen episode 3 'Secrets of the Sound' yet?

๐Ÿ“ธ Lucinda Ac
๐Ÿ“ @nationalmarineaquarium

#PSNMP #PlymouthSoundNMP #Coast2023 #MyNationalMarinePark #heritagehorizon #Sealife #PlymouthWildlife #plymouthhoe #plymouthbarbican #nationalmarineaquarium #secretsoftheaquarium
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We've compiled a list of jobs under, above and around our National Marine Park. From Chefs and Brewers to Engineers, there's plenty to go around!

๐Ÿ”—Link in bio (News & Blogs)

#PlymouthSoundNMP #BlueEconomy #Marine #Maritime #Plymouth #Devon #PlymouthJobs #DevonJobs #HeritageHorizon #MarineJobs #PSNMP #Coast2023 #MyNationalMarinePark #SouthwestIsBest #PlymouthShoreFront
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Who's looking forward to 'Secrets of the Aquarium' episode 3 tomorrow night??

We can't wait! ๐Ÿ’™๐ŸŸ

Here's some extra behind the scenes with the wonderful Kieran and Friday

Brilliant filming by @amberfilms_

#SecretsOfTheAquarium #NationalMarineAquarium #bbc2 @bbc @bbciplayer #NationalMarinePark #PlymouthSoundNMP
#PlymouthSoundNationalMarinePark #Coast2023 #HeritageHorizon #MyNationalMarinePark @nationalmarineaquarium #Southwestisbest #Aquarium
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A beautiful sea-scape that almost seems from another planet ๐Ÿคฏ๐ŸŒŒ Happy Sunday!

๐Ÿ“ Wembury Bay
๐Ÿ“ธ @rosiefoxphotography

#PSNMP #PlymouthSoundNMP #Coast2023 #MyNationalMarinePark #heritagehorizon #PlymouthHoe #SunsetVibes #SouthwestIsBest #SunsetUK #PlymouthShoreFront #wemburybeach #wemburybay #mewstone #ukbeach
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Devil's Point tide pool and surrounding features of Firestone Bay will be receiving a healthy revamp during early 2024 ๐Ÿฅณ๐ŸŒŠ

Link in bio to find out more (News & Blogs)

#PSNMP #PlymouthSoundNMP #Coast2023 #MyNationalMarinePark #heritagehorizon #PlymouthHoe #SunsetVibes #SouthwestIsBest #SunsetUK #PlymouthShoreFront #FirestoneBay #DevilsPoint #TidePool
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๐ŸŒŠScenes of the Sound๐ŸŒŠ

Happy Friday! Here's great half-in-half-out shot just off the Barbican! Who's going to have a swim in our marine park this weekend?

๐Ÿ“ธ Stephen Porter

#PSNMP #PlymouthSoundNMP #Coast2023 #MyNationalMarinePark #heritagehorizon #Sealife #PlymouthWildlife #plymouthhoe #plymouthbarbican
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A moody but EPIC Firestone Bay, teasing that there is still a blue sky amongst the clouds ๐ŸŒž

๐Ÿ“ Firestone Bay
๐Ÿ“ธ @eleanor_goodall

#PSNMP #PlymouthSoundNMP #Coast2023 #MyNationalMarinePark #heritagehorizon #PlymouthHoe #SunsetVibes #SouthwestIsBest #SunsetUK #PlymouthShoreFront #FirestoneBay
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We *had* help ourselves to a Sunday sunset over the only national marine park within the UK ๐Ÿ’™

๐Ÿ“Plymouth Hoe
๐Ÿ“ธ @_our.devon.life

#PSNMP #PlymouthSoundNMP #Coast2023 #MyNationalMarinePark #heritagehorizon #PlymouthHoe #SunsetVibes #SouthwestIsBest #SunsetUK #PlymouthShoreFront
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