Merry Fish-mas from Tynemouth Aquarium!

Get into the festive spirit by joining us here at Tynemouth Aquarium during the Christmas half-term! Between Saturday 17th of December and Monday 2nd of January, you can partake in our Christmas quiz trail. Make sure to keep your eyes on our social media pages for the upcoming best Christmas jumper competition! Our Bay & Laurel … Continued

Tynemouth Aquarium outdoor areas are re-open!

We are pleased to announce we’ll be opening our restaurant, shop and outdoor areas everyday from 12th April! In line with government guidelines, Tynemouth Aquarium itself will remain closed, however we will be opening our restaurant, shop and outdoor areas including seal enclosure and children’s play area! Bay and Laurel Restaurant Our Bay and Laurel … Continued

Second Temporary Closure for Tynemouth Aquarium

Tynemouth Aquarium will sadly close its doors once again in response to the country’s second lockdown. Our Bay and Laurel Restaurant will remain open for takeaway services. The aquarium will close to the public from Thursday 5th November in line with the National lockdown. This is to reduce the number of Covid-19 cases across the … Continued

Tynemouth Aquarium is the plaice to be!

Tynemouth Aquarium re-opened its doors on Saturday 4th July and is pleased to report the weekend went swimmingly! The North East’s Aquarium is ready to welcome visitors once again to marvel their hundreds of aquatic creatures including seals, sharks and seahorses.

Tynemouth Aquarium is getting ready to re-open!

The team at Tynemouth Aquarium are working hard behind the scenes to get ready to safely re-open our doors. This time under new strict COVID-19 health and safety procedures. Safety is our highest priority, and we are meticulously reviewing your journey around the aquarium. This is to minimise risk without compromising our unique underwater experience. … Continued

Tynemouth Aquarium Closes Temporarily in Response to COVID-19

Tynemouth Aquarium Closes Temporarily in Response to COVID-19 Tynemouth Aquarium is temporarily closed to the public to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The Aquarium will be closed to the public starting 22/03/2020. The Aquarium believes it is their ethical responsibility to adhere to limiting large social gatherings at this time. During this period of … Continued

Coronavirus Statement

Saturday 14th March 2020 Tynemouth Aquarium would like to reassure everyone that we are doing everything we can to ensure the safety of all of our visitors in response to ongoing Coronavirus (COVID 19) situation. We want you to feel as safe and comfortable as possible when you visit us. We are operating in accordance … Continued

Our new seaview restaurant – Bay & Laurel

Bay & Laurel is Tynemouth’s newest sea front restaurant based at Tynemouth Aquarium. The restaurant is open to the general public as well as aquarium visitors and is dog friendly too. Bay & Laurel serves great food and drink in beautiful surroundings with stunning sea views. In the summer the restaurant will open up with … Continued

Welcome to Tynemouth Aquarium

Welcome to Tynemouth Aquarium – the new name for Blue Reef Tynemouth. What’s new with Tynemouth Aquarium? There is much more than a new name – Tynemouth Aquarium will have a completely renovated the outside of the building, modernising how it looks and ensuring the building is ready for plenty more British winters! Inside we … Continued

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