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We hope you enjoy reading about Bristol Aquarium news, display updates and behind-the-scenes stories. For more information on a particular news story please contact the aquarium office on 0117 929 8929.

Christmas Gift Ideas with Bristol Aquarium

November 9, 2020


Bristol Aquarium is home to thousands of marine-life from across the world’s waters; from brightly coloured tropical fish to the native species based right here on the UK shores. There is so much to discover, including a giant botanical house, teeming with a whole variety of interesting plants and trees. We’re all indoors and based […]

Second Temporary Closure for Bristol Aquarium

November 3, 2020


Wednesday 2nd December 2020 Update: Bristol Aquarium will remain closed following the England Lockdown as Bristol enters tier 3 of Covid-19 restrictions. We will remain closed until the tier for Bristol moves down, a government review will take place on the 16th December. We are saddened that our doors remain closed, but our spirits will […]

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint: 12 Easy Changes You Can Make

October 29, 2020


A day doesn’t pass without mention of the environment at the moment, and for good reason. But as stories flood in about the damage done to our natural world, it can be all too easy to take a backseat and think that it’s best left to the experts. The truth is, though, that a huge […]

10 Amazing Fish You Can Keep as Pets

October 29, 2020


Thinking of building an aquarium at home? Perhaps your youngster is pleading with you to get a goldfish? While there’s nothing wrong with these classic orange tank dwellers, there are so many other amazing species out there you can safely and responsibly keep as pets. Building an aquarium at home is exciting, with a whole […]

From Stingrays to Skates: Exploring Different Ray Species

October 28, 2020


Photo Credit: Ellis Amos One of the most unusual creatures found in the world’s waters, rays make for some highly fascinating marine life. Dating back 150 million years to the Jurassic Period, they’ve certainly learned a thing or two in that time – evolving and developing into the unique animals they are today. Looking to […]

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