Apply for a Blue Peter badge

Badge Attractions

Badge owners can gain free entry into over 200 Blue Peter Badge attractions around the country such as theme parks, zoos and castles. Please remember to check individual attractions websites to see opening times/whether they are operating as normal before setting out on your journey. Please note that badges can take up to 10 weeks to arrive, so why not apply for one now?

How to apply

There are eight badges you can earn and all require different applications.

Check out the badges and how to earn them

Get an answer to your badge question

Blue Peter's address:

Send your application letter and any other materials to the following address:
Blue Peter
MediaCityUK
Salford, M50 2BH

BBC Privacy Notice

Your trust is very important to us. We are committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information.

It is important that you read this notice so that you are aware of how and why we are using such information. This privacy notice describes how we collect and use personal information about you during and after your relationship with us, in accordance with data protection law.

Additional information can be found in the BBC’s Privacy Policy. Where there is inconsistency between those documents and this notice, this notice shall prevail. You can find out more about your information and privacy here.

What will we collect and how will we use it?

The BBC will collect and process the personal information that you have provided to us about yourself and your child by submitting your application including your child’s name, age, date of birth, address and a contact telephone number.

We rely on your consent to process your personal information. You may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting bluepeter@bbc.co.uk or by writing to: BLUE PETER, MEDIACITYUK, SALFORD, M50 2BH.

Retaining your personal information

The BBC will retain you and your child's personal information until they are 16 and a half years old. 

Sharing your information

If your child is successful and is awarded a badge, their name might be disclosed to the public. Their first name, age and their work may appear on the show or website.

The BBC process your (and your child’s) personal data such as name, date of birth, telephone number and address for the purposes of administering the badge awarding process. The BBC will share the personal data with a third party (Print.UK.com) to process the Blue Peter badge card which is needed (together with the badge) to gain free entry into Blue Peter Badge Attractions. Print.UK.com will store the data in accordance with the BBC’s instructions and will delete it once the Badge Card has been produced.

Your rights and more information

If you have any questions about how the BBC handles your personal information, or you wish to find out about your rights, please visit the BBC’s Privacy and Cookies Policy. You will also be able to find out more information about how the BBC processes your information and how you can contact the BBC’s Data Protection Officer.

If you raise a complaint with the BBC about the way it has handled your personal information and you are dissatisfied with the BBC’s response, you are entitled to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. In the UK, the supervisory authority is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), which can be contacted at: https://ico.org.uk/concerns

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