Over the years Blue Peter has been awarded all kinds of tributes, honors, and awards.
In a list of the 100 Greatest British Television Programmes drawn up by the British Film Institute in 2000, voted for by industry professionals, Blue Peter was placed 6th.
In 1992 Blue Peter won the BAFTA for Best Children's Programme (Factual): Lewis Bronze.
In 2008 Blue Peter was nominated for the BAFTA Children's Kids Vote Award.
Asteroid 16197 Bluepeter is named in its honour. The asteroid was discovered on 7 January 2000, the day that the Blue Peter time capsules from 1971 and 1984 were unearthed.