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Open today: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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booked online, family visit, such fun! : )

letting our nephews choose where to take us all, excitedly they choose here! such a fun day had by... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Loved It

We decided to visit Bugtopia in Kettering relatively last minute. Booking online was simple and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Loughborough, UK
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“stick insects”(26 reviews)
“garden centre”(26 reviews)
“creepy crawlies”(13 reviews)
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...more
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Loddington Road | Great Cransley, Kettering NN14 1PY, England
+44 1536 799778
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I first went 4 years ago and i remember the day as a good one. So i decided to go back with 6 kids in tow. Now the Bugtopia meet and greet is well worth the price pp - but when we arrived i was...More

1  Thank 12022011brown
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very run down shabby place felt very let down by experience. My 4 year old grandaughter just wanted to leave place on way home said i dont want to go there again.Verydepressing place

Thank susan d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited bugtopia recently, a nice little place we had pre booked for the bugs and dino ranch on line, staff very pleasant, the only downside was I couldn't take my 1 year old in to meet the bugs in his pushchair, and trying to get...More

1  Thank Cheenab85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

letting our nephews choose where to take us all, excitedly they choose here! such a fun day had by all, some great snaps for the photo album, couldn't tell who had more fun, the kids or the adults! x

Thank susan899BL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to visit Bugtopia in Kettering relatively last minute. Booking online was simple and the place itself was easy to find. We were a group of 4 adults and one toddler. Kieran the keeper was really informative and engaging. There was no pressure to...More

Thank judes04
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our grandchildren handled everything and we had a whole hour as it wasn’t busy. £4 per head. What a bargain.

Thank mrsctuckley
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been here before and to the Rutland one and prebooked our tickets online really easily. My son wanted to come again with some friends for his birthday and they all thoroughly enjoyed. One of our party was very apprehensive about holding them but the...More

Thank nikki j
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Great place fir all the family, i wish there was something like this near to where i live. I will be back when next in the area,

Thank lexijames268
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

What an absolute terrible experience I cannot believe I was charged to go into this place I almost had to look around for the cameras as I believe it must've been a joke. We were shown through to the new dinosaur branch which was apparently...More

1  Thank dancandoit
Reviewed June 29, 2018

What a wonderful place to visit...so many interesting animals to see. There were some baby meerkats that we loved watching play. But out all out favourite was the hairy armadillo, he was so funny to watch climbing the walls, then once on the bench throwing...More

Thank barbara M
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Dan S
August 7, 2018|
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Response from Roger C | Reviewed this property |
If tarantulas become alarmed they apparently can shed hairs as a defence mechanism which are easy to wash from the skin but are an irritant if they get into the eyes. There is detailed advice on how to hold the tarantula... More
Adam H
March 18, 2017|
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Response from Garry E | Reviewed this property |
Not inside.
February 29, 2016|
Response from Dylan_Lewis_020 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it would be suitable