Opening times

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We open at 10am every day. At the moment we close at 4.30pm (with last admission at 3.30pm)

Open 7 days a week

Please note that dogs are not permitted inside the aquarium building.

1872 Cafe and Giftshop

Don’t forget to make time for a hot drink, snack and tasty treats! Both cafes open at 10.00am. Choose from our speciality coffees where we proudly brew Starbucks – then sit back and enjoy the view over the lake.

Oscar’s Cafe is on the 1st floor of the building offering spectacular panoramic views of the lake and serving a selection of hot food and snacks. Currently closed.

1872 Cafe- Our newly renovated cafe on the ground floor of the pier side building serving a selection of takeaway foods including burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, pasties and cakes! A perfect stop off before venturing off on a boat or train.

Also from the Rockpool gift shop are gifts and treats, including local crafts, jewellery, named stationary and soft toys!

Daily Talks

Daily Talks

Our knowledgeable talks team will be on hand throughout your visit to answer all your questions and pass on their unique passion and knowledge of all thing aquatic!

Education Groups

Education Groups

Lakes Aquarium offers a unique all weather experience for all ages combining education with fun delivered in an inspiring manner to keep your class entertained.

Latest News

Latest News

Keep up to date with all the latest news, stories and conservation work here at the Lakes Aquarium!

Aquarium Map

Aquarium Map

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