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Bugtopia The Zoo

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Sykes Lane, Oakham LE15 8QL, England
+44 1780 460518
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Small but enjoyable

Visited with my 2 year old son. The zoo is small; we spent about 2 hours there and that included... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nicki_t_1987
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Portsmouth
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Great little zoo

We loved the visit. My son, 3.5y, really enjoyed it. We've seen nearly all the animals, including... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MartinaCim
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my 2 year old son. The zoo is small; we spent about 2 hours there and that included seeing 2 feeding sessions and talking to one of the keepers for quite some time. Having said this it is not hugely expensive, is great...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the visit. My son, 3.5y, really enjoyed it. We've seen nearly all the animals, including bats, snakes, lizards, parrots etc. Great idea to give stamps to get in and out when needed as it's too hot inside. Extremely helpful staff and well educated!...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Very very expensive, we are a family of 6, i select my days out very carefully as it can be very expensive and i like to get a full day. Personally i think £40 for 45 minutes of entertainment is shocking. The 'zoo' consists of...More

3  Thank Simon R
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Went here today 4th April, enjoyed most of the day but unfortunately due to no signs on a supposed fire door a animal in the free run area escaped into the car park once opened by a member of public , this meant the feeding...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

As it was a rainy day we decided to take our 2 year old for her birthday. We arrived at 10.15 and the place was empty with no staff in sight. We rang the bell and someone turned up and paid our £12 entrance fee....More

7  Thank Jameshinde
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Took my two boys here and they loved it,ok the zoo as it’s called isn’t massive but it’s very good for what it is.. We arrived early as there is hourly sessions for talks and to hold some of the animals,the only gripe is that...More

Thank Sneal1974
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Took the kids here on a rainy day, found this place on a days out website and travelled 50 minutes to get there, unfortunately we were quite disappointed. The staff I thought were brilliant, very knowledgeable, friendly and chatty, we were even allowed to hold...More

1  Thank shellyh24
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Easily the best zoo I've been too. Lots of handling opportunities, informative staff and happy animals. Definitely worth a visit and worth every penny.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Great little zoo in a beautiful setting. We booked online and got in for half price. Not an all day experience but nice selection of animals who are obviously very well cared for and staff were very knowledgeable.

Thank Alison M
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

I went to Bugtopia with my wife and 15 month old daughter to give my daughter the chance to experience reptiles at a young age and found it a great place to learn about and interact with reptiles and other wild animals. On arrival we...More

Thank Dhutchins1991
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