An underwater experience awaits visitors to the Macduff Marine Aquarium on the north-east Scottish coast. It boasts Britain's only open-air viewing tank, brimming with a cross-section of North Sea marine life. Claire Matthews, the education officer, offers individually-tailord school visits with hands-on activities around the aquarium, touch-pools, displays, beach surveys, stories, and presentations. A teachers' pack links the 5-14 curriculum.
Tel: 01261 833369. Open daily, 10am-5pm. School discounts pound;1.25 children, pound;2.75 adults.