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Bugtopia

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Loddington Road | Great Cransley, Kettering NN14 1PY, England
+44 1536 799778
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A little gem hidden off the beaten track

This is a hidden gem which is well worth a visit if you are ever in the Kettering area.. We called... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Roger C
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
bugs gallore

This place i found while looking on net for something to do with a 6yr old, wow not what i... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Annie0019
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Wellingborough
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At Greentrunks Bugtopia Kettering you have the opportunity to handle and learn about insects from around the world. Booking on the website is recommended to avoid disappointment, as there are limited places in each session. The cost is £4.00 pp 2yrs and over and under 2 yrs to sit on parents lap. Suitable for two years and over at parents discretion. The session is approximately 45 minutes to an hour if full and times are 10.45am, 12.30pm, 1.45pm and 3pm. Arrive 10-15minutes before to book in. Refund policy and terms apply.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“stick insects” (25 reviews)
“garden centre” (26 reviews)
“creepy crawlies” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Loddington Road | Great Cransley, Kettering NN14 1PY, England
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+44 1536 799778
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"stick insects"
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"garden centre"
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"creepy crawlies"
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"rutland water"
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"meet and greet"
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"handling experience"
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"knew his stuff"
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"praying mantis"
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"giant millipede"
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"all ages"
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"visited today"
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"snails"
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"children and adults"
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"interesting facts"
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"small group"
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"tea room"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a hidden gem which is well worth a visit if you are ever in the Kettering area.. We called in at Bugtopia to break our journey heading for a short holiday with our grand children aged seven and two, and they loved it....More

Thank Roger C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place i found while looking on net for something to do with a 6yr old, wow not what i expected. The handler well he knew his stuff and kept us interested all the way through, we all had chance to hold the bugs, got...More

Thank Annie0019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our 6 year old granddaughter to see the show which she enjoyed although she was a little nervous. Lee, the host, is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about his bugs, particularly the tarantulas. He made it a very enjoyable visit even for us oldies....More

Thank chrispalmer
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Bugtopia yesterday - myself, my 5 and 3 year old. On arrival we received a very warm welcome and were offered the option for the children to play outside until it was time to go into the bug house. Kieran who showed us...More

2  Thank aimeechandler
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We went here today as our little boy is bug mad & he absolutely loved it. Was very educational as well as fun holding the insects & bugs. We highly recommend!!!

Thank KBrindley1984
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Great place, the guy whom does the talk and gets the bugs out is very good and informative. He makes you feel at ease, you can hold all the bugs which is great for the kids

1  Thank angela p
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

If you want to conquer any fears you may have of creepy crawlies then this is a must. An extremely passionate and very informative presentation puts you at ease and makes you want to get involved with the handling experience. I think the tours are...More

Thank Richard W
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I found this place on a website with ideas for taking kids out. It was very last minute booking (booked at 12:15 for the 1:45pm slot) and wasn’t sure what to expect. I knew it involved bugs! We arrived 15 mins early and checked in...More

Thank plushpeony
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Visited today. Had a great time. Kieran was so interesting and made the whole experience enjoyable with his lovely presentation style. Had lunch afterwards in the Smokehouse which was delicious. It's the Easter hols and most of the children were very young (about 4) so...More

Thank Phillipa I
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This was a great little trip for a family with kids of all ages. We all got the chance to hold the bugs and even felt at ease enough to hold the giant millipede and the tarantula, something I never thought I would do! The...More

Thank Joannacl2017
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Adam H
18 March 2017|
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Response from Garry E | Reviewed this property |
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Yes, it would be suitable
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David D
14 September 2015|
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Response from greentrunksgc | Property representative |
Hi go through great Cransley as if heading to loddington. at the top of the hill is the hotel on the left and its the next turning down a lane that's sign posted.
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