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Bugtopia

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Loddington Road | Great Cransley, Kettering NN14 1PY, England
+44 1536 799778
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Wonderful experience!

If you want to conquer any fears you may have of creepy crawlies then this is a must. An extremely... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Richard W
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Fantastic last minute, first visit trip the Bugtopia

I found this place on a website with ideas for taking kids out. It was very last minute booking... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
plushpeony
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London, United Kingdom
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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.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“stick insects” (24 reviews)
“garden centre” (26 reviews)
“creepy crawlies” (12 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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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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"amazing creatures"
in 3 reviews
"knew his stuff"
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"giant millipede"
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"all ages"
in 14 reviews
"children and adults"
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"visited today"
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"well worth the money"
in 6 reviews
"snails"
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"small group"
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"tea room"
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"year olds"
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"bugs"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 6 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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Reviewed 1 week ago

No one greeted us, then in finding our own way through to another shed, to be told the next show was in an hour. There was no signage or indication that we had to book or arrive at a certain time. The roadway up to...More

Thank Sue L
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greentrunksgc, Manager at Bugtopia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for your review. most people research the web or face book page before they attend. On the web page www.greentunks.co.uk it states in numerous areas on the first page to book. it also gives the times. On the face book page it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have to admit when we arrived, I wasn’t sure what we had let ourselves in for, but just shows that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. We had an amazing time, able to hold lots of bugs and spiders and the talk was...More

Thank Dogfriendlyinfo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to take your kids and/or parents for a couple of hours on a wet or dry day. Admission is cheap and make sure you book in advance to avoid disappointment. Great hands on experience for all ages, with passionate presenter. Good cup...More

Thank PooleyNorthampton
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very informative, a great little learning experience to have on a rainy day. A bit hard to find but worth it if your are looking for something short to fill an uneventful day.

Thank Aidan R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The presenter clearly has a passion and knowledge for bugs/insects and he was very engaging, easy to listen to and everyone got the opportunity to hold a number of different insects including millipedes, giant snails and stick insects. The show lasted an hour but hardly...More

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my grandson and we had a truly enthralling, educational and fun time! Guide was very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful!

Thank gymbob15
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Adam H
March 18, 2017|
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Response from Garry E | Reviewed this property |
Not inside.
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24linda2015
March 1, 2016|
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Response from Dylan_Lewis_020 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it would be suitable
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David D
September 14, 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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