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Bugtopia The Zoo

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Extremely Interesting and Informative

Visit this amazing little discovery if you want to experience creatures close up and enjoy learning... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kibworth
Feeding the meerkats!!

We visited Bugtopia for my Birthday, and my partner surprised me with a meerkat feeding experience... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Chloe H
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Sykes Lane, Oakham LE15 8QL, England
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+44 1780 460518
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok it’s small,ok it’s not like mainstream zoos,but there ar not all that many people around who are trying to let the public handle and learn about the animals, My granddaughter was drawn to the meerkats and they came straight to the window and made...More

2  Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit this amazing little discovery if you want to experience creatures close up and enjoy learning fascinating facts about their lives and environment. Don't rush through with your children and then complain about being "ripped off". This is an incredible opportunity to stand and observe...More

1  Thank Kibworth
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

If i could give this place 0 I would. Charged the earth to get in for something that takes no more than half an hour to walk around. A gift shop that you can call pure tatt at best. The enclosures looked dirty and water...More

2  Thank Ben G
Reviewed 29 June 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
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Lovely place, well worth a visit, baby meekats there at the moment and got to hold a Tree Gecko too! Lovely!

1  Thank FranDav
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We visited Bugtopia for my Birthday, and my partner surprised me with a meerkat feeding experience. This really was the highlight of our visit, and it was so wonderful having the inquisitive little creatures running all over us munching on mealworms. The zoo itself is...More

1  Thank Chloe H
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The facility is one my family keep returning too, this was my first visit and whilst I thought the price was on the high side, it was worth a visit, perhaps more visitors would become if the access was cheaper for larger groups. The reptiles...More

2  Thank P44cka
Reviewed 8 May 2018 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

1  Thank nicki_t_1987
Reviewed 7 May 2018 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

2  Thank MartinaCim
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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dundee77
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Response from Sneal1974 | Reviewed this property |
There is a charge but can’t remeber how much
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