Social activities

All social activities for the Nereis Park conference will be booked on a first come first served basis. You can book your place on one or more of these activities when registering for the conference. You can view the full list of social activities here.


Tour of the National Marine Aquarium

Price: £10 per person
Duration: 1.5 hours
Maximum people: 56
Details: A 'behind the scenes' tour of the UK's largest aquarium. Be amazed at our fascinating underwater world from the shores of Plymouth to the coral reefs of the tropics.

Tour of the Plymouth Gin Distillery

Price: £6 per person
Duration: 40 minutes
Maximum people: 20
Details: A fascinating overview of the history of the Distillery as well as an introduction to how Plymouth Gin is made. At the end of every tour, visitors can buy souvenirs and choose between a free miniature of Plymouth Gin or enjoy a Plymouth Gin & Tonic in the Distillery's bar.

Historical walk

Price: £7.50 per person
Duration: 2 hours
Maximum people: 20
Details: A historical maritime walk through Plymouth from the cobbled streets of the Barbican to Royal William Yard where former Royal Naval victualling buildings are alive with cafes, bars, restaurants, museum and art galleries.

Paddle boarding 

Price: £28 per person (includes transport, wetsuit hire and equipment)
Duration: All afternoon
Maximum people: 24
Details: An exciting opportunity to try out stand-up paddle boarding in Plymouth sound.

Further Information

Confirmed presentations & meeting agenda

Abstract submission

Social activities

Visiting Plymouth


Travelling to PML

Local organising committee

History of Nereis Park

Nereis Park website

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