They were wonderful about getting a wheelchair for Son 1, who had gamely hobbled between buses, trains and the centre on crutches, but was very grateful for an easier way to view the aquarium itself.
If you don't like sharks, how do you feel about snakes?
We had a brilliant time - not only is it a good visit, but the staff are particularly cheerful and helpful. What is this nonsense about the Scots being dour?
And while we're at it, the Parisians we met at the airport on our journey out this week were smiling and kind. We're on a stereotype-busting visit here!