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Lakes Aquarium

#2 of 2 things to do in Newby Bridge Features Animals
Newby Bridge, Newby Bridge LA12 8AS, England
+44 15395 30153
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Pleasant small aquarium with some animals.

Most interesting animals are the otters. Nice tunnel so you can walk through the aquarium. Next... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
marklP1377BW
Needs up dating

Booked on line. Parked in car park and had to pay more for parking( this bumps up the price... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ann M
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Newby Bridge, Newby Bridge LA12 8AS, England
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+44 15395 30153
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most interesting animals are the otters. Nice tunnel so you can walk through the aquarium. Next to Lakeside dock on Lake Windermere NOT at Newby Bridge. Within 100 meters of snack bars, family dining and high-end dining.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked on line. Parked in car park and had to pay more for parking( this bumps up the price). Gentleman on counter, not very polite, did not smile or say welcome, just asked"what name"....not the warm welcome to be expected. The aquarium is as it...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun family visit with 11 members aged 4- 86 years old. We had a great time, the children enjoyed the treasure trail and were so proud of their little prize at the end. The talks were informative and the staff patient. We had a fantastic...More

Thank 77Cat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its a nice place to visit in lakes especially for small kids. My twin daughters really enjoyed the visit and otters and the underwater tunnel is the highlight. Its not big but is reasonably priced and has other attractions like cruises or steam train to...More

Thank Hrushikesh D
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely time in the aquarium. Plenty to see and activities for younger children. Enjoyed the fish tunnel and the otters.

Thank Jonathan B
LakesAquarium, Public Relations Manager at Lakes Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 16 April 2017

Overall about an hours worth of visit with the last section quite good for you kids. You are able to look over the fish tanks and the fish pop out to greet you. They don't say much but do a nice little scary dance. Overall...More

Thank Mataheko
LakesAquarium, Public Relations Manager at Lakes Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your time here and hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 16 April 2017

Pretty ace place considering it's size ... wasn't busy when we went so were able to look at each display closely.

Thank Melissa H
LakesAquarium, Public Relations Manager at Lakes Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed meeting Lucy and Ollie our resident otters. We hope to welcome you back soon.

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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We really liked it. Nice fish and other animals including turtles. Very nice shop as well. Took a while to find the snake though.More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
LakesAquarium, Public Relations Manager at Lakes Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, yes unfortunately our snake likes to hide at the back of its tank, however we are pleased you managed to spot him. If you really like snakes then our 12.45 meet the creatures sessions often involve holding one of our...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This a lovely little aquarium and a great way to spend an hour. It's good value for money for the size and especially if paired with the steam train ticket. There is a great variety of fish and other animals. We were lucky enough to...More

Thank Rachael C
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We visited here as part of a package boat trip and it was very pleasant. It's not a huge place but the kids enjoyed it (age 12, 9 and 5) and although it was busy (easter holidays) we still could see everything. Our children enjoyed...More

Thank Saffron288
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Ben G
Hi, was just wondering roughly how long it would take to get round, obviously having a proper look, not just rushing through :) Just planning a day out so want to know how long we'd have left after leaving :)
12 January 2016|
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Response from LakesAquarium | Property representative |
Hello, I apologise for the delay in answering, tickets are valid all day and you are free to come and go as you like throughout the day. Talks and feeds take place throughout the day. It is also possible to combine a visit... More
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Malmaz
Are dogs allowed
25 July 2015|
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Response from LakesAquarium | Property representative |
Hello, I am sorry but dogs are not allowed inside the aquarium building.
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