Fodor's Expert Review Lakes Aquarium

Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere Zoo/Aquarium Fodor's Choice

On the quayside at the southern end of Windermere, this excellent aquarium has wildlife and waterside exhibits. One highlight is an underwater tunnel walk along a re-created lake bed, complete with diving ducks and Asian short-clawed otters. Piranhas, rays, and tropical frogs also have their fans, and there are some unexpected treats such as marmosets. A friendly, knowledgeable staff is eager to talk about the animals. Animal handling takes place daily at 12:45 in the rain-forest areas. Tickets are cheapest if booked in advance online.

Zoo/Aquarium Fodor's Choice Family

Quick Facts

Newby Bridge, Cumbria  LA12 8AS, England


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: £5.95; £11.85 combined ticket with Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway Company, £5.90; £16.25 combined ticket with Bowness–Lakeside cruise

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