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It’s a bugs life

We’ve been here before and to the Rutland one and prebooked our tickets online really easily. My... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nikki j
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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Great place fir all the family, i wish there was something like this near to where i live. I will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“garden centre”(27 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank dancandoit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

We just happened to be looking for something to do after finishing up early at a convention in Kettering. I'm so glad we discovered this place as it was a great experience! As it was a spur of the moment thing, we didn't book a...More

Thank Chloe H
Reviewed 4 weeks 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
Reviewed 9 June 2018

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
Reviewed 4 June 2018 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
Reviewed 21 May 2018

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
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!!!

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Adam H
18 March 2017|
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Response from Garry E | Reviewed this property |
Not inside.
29 February 2016|
Response from Dylan_Lewis_020 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it would be suitable
David D
14 September 2015|
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.