Lakes Aquarium, Newby Bridge

#3 of 6 in Zoos & Aquariums in Cumbria
The Lakes Aquarium is top of the list of where to go and what to do in the Lake District. Visit us on the tranquil shore of Windermere, one the largest tourist attractions in the South Lakes region of Cumbria, for a great family day out.

Lakes Aquarium welcomes families, schools and educational trips and offers wheelchair friendly access.
To visit Lakes Aquarium on your holiday in Newby Bridge, and find out what else Newby Bridge has to offer, use our Newby Bridge online road trip planner .
Create an itinerary including Lakes Aquarium
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Lakes Aquarium Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5
836 reviews
  • We combined this visit with the steam train which made a nice little day trip, not long but just right for our toddler. Yes the aquarium isn’t the biggest, but it isn’t a sea life centre! The otters w...  more »
  • My girlfriend and I visited here as we got the lakes tour ticket that included the aquarium. We found it to be Ok and not as bad as we feared having read the reviews. Sure it can do with some updating...  more »
  • Tremendous aquarium! Under £20 for a family of 3 (toddlers free). The exhibits are of a high standard and very interesting. B they manage to pack a load in the TARDIS like building. Better than done of the larger aquariums we have visited. A+
  • We enjoyed this trip and coupled it up with the Steam Train journey. Has more of the local types of fish rather than Sharks etc (although it did have piranha).... Otters were our favourite.
  • Build a plan

    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it

    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package

    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!

    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Popular things to do in Newby Bridge

Duration: 2​h
Duration: 1​h 30​min
Duration: 30​min

Side trips from Newby Bridge

Duration: 1​h 30​min
Duration: 2​h 30​min
Duration: 2​h 30​min