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5 Ways to Spend May Half Term in Cheshire

With the half term holidays fast approaching, there’s no shortage of ways you can keep the whole family entertained – but it’s nice to have a little bit of inspiration to get you started! After all, it can feel a little overwhelming trying to keep the children occupied during their break from school, not to … Continued

5 Things to Do in Cheshire Over Winter

While they may be cold, the winter months offer so much in the way of natural beauty and things to do. Here at Blue Planet Aquarium we’re only a stone’s throw from the heart of Cheshire. Home to wonderful woodlands and bustling towns and cities. So, if you’re looking for somewhere to visit over the … Continued

Which Sea Creature Are You?

Obsessed with all the different sea creatures floating around across the world? We get it – sometimes we prefer them to people! From pufferfish to piranhas, they all have their own distinct personalities and quirks. And if you’re fascinated by how we compare to them, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve created a … Continued

8 Family Days Out in the North West

The summer holidays are upon us, and that means the great scramble to fill six weeks with fun stuff has begun. Lucky for you, we’re here to lend a helping hand with our guide to eight family days out in the North West. From seaside trips to unforgettable attractions, there’s plenty to keep the kids … Continued

Favourite Picks!

We love our animals at Blue Planet Aquarium, but even though we don’t want to admit it, we all have our favourites! Our hard-working staff members would love to share their most loved animals with you! Phil Verbinnen, General Manager says… ‘My favourite animal in the aquarium is our Port Jackson sharks. Why… Like me, … Continued

Jaw-some Dive Experiences

Come face to fin with one of Europe’s largest collection of sharks as you dive in at Blue Planet Aquarium! Have you ever wondered what it would be like to dive in & submerge yourself in the underwater world that is below our oceans? At Blue Planet Aquarium you can do just that with our … Continued

What a Curator does and why it’s important

Meet Dave. He has a very important job. He is the Curator of Blue Planet Aquarium. What is a Curator? Firstly, it might be worth us asking the question, what is a Curator? The dictionary definition is “the custodian of a collection.” That’s exactly what they do in Blue Planet. The Curator oversees the well-being … Continued

The scuba divers of Blue Planet

Scuba divers of Blue Planet Aquarium If you’re like me, you may be curious about what Scuba Divers in a place like Blue Planet Aquarium actually get up to. Being in the fortunate position of already working in the aquarium, I asked if I could help the dive team for a day. In this post, … Continued

We’re elated to be opening our doors once again!

On Monday 17th May, Blue Planet Aquarium will be re-opening its doors to welcome visitors once again.Following a tumultuous start to 2021, with extended closures due to the coronavirus pandemic. The attraction will be re-opening with lots of changes and new additions to its offering! Visitors and members of Blue Planet Aquarium can expect to … Continued

Blue Planet Aquarium Temporarily Closed Again

Blue Planet Aquarium must sadly close its doors again in response to Cheshire being put into tier3 on 26th December 2020 in a bid to reduce the number of Covid-19 cases across the country, and to ease pressures on the NHS. As with previous closures, our expert team will continue to provide first rate care … Continued

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