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Bugtopia

#3 of 112 things to do in Kettering Features Animals
Loddington Road | Great Cransley, Kettering NN14 1PY, England
+44 1536 799778
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Just had a great visit to Bugtopia on our way down to Hertfordshire. What a gem of a place! Superb... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Debbie J
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Lancaster
via mobile
Great affordable rare experience

WoW! This is a GREAT actvitiy to do with young and old. We went on Bank Holiday Monday. You... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Sarah M
,
Leicester, United Kingdom
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  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
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“garden centre” (25 reviews)
“stick insects” (19 reviews)
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Loddington Road | Great Cransley, Kettering NN14 1PY, England
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+44 1536 799778
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Just had a great visit to Bugtopia on our way down to Hertfordshire. What a gem of a place! Superb staff, had a fab breakfast before experiencing the hands on session. Kieran the Keeper was informative, cheerful and calm showing us giant millipedes to tarantulas!...More

Thank Debbie J
Reviewed 4 June 2017

WoW! This is a GREAT actvitiy to do with young and old. We went on Bank Holiday Monday. You order your tickets on line (£4 each) and choose a time, 11, 1 or 3pm. The whole hour is about these creatures we get to hold...More

1  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I brought my son-age 10, daughter-age 8 and their cousin- age 14. All three of them had a great time observing the bugs/insects and they also had the opportunity to hold several of them as well. The staff are informative, so its also good learning...More

Thank Rachael H
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Went to Bugtopia after years of hearing about it from friends. It was really good, the kids loved it as something really different. The man who did the meet and greet with the bugs was absolutely fab! Very informative, calming, made sure anyone who wanted...More

Thank Suzanne E
Reviewed 2 May 2017

we took our 2 grandsons ( age 3 and 5 ) to Bugtopia on a bank holiday Monday, we booked an hour session online, we didn't really expect much with the entrance fee being only £4 each but we had a fantastic time, the kids...More

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We visited on the bank holiday and what a great time we had holding and learning about all the bugs and insects! All the family held various bugs and insects and at the end we found out who was the bravest in our family?? &...More

Thank Brendini78
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We visited Bugtopia after stumbling across it when looking for something to do with our 7 year old. I can not rate this place highly enough. The other reviews cover it all. Kieran was great. Informative, friendly and engaging. Nobody was pressured in to doing...More

Thank JuH72
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We visited bugtopia on the bank holiday . It's best to book Online first. Bugtopia is a small place and perfect for small groups. You get to meet and greet lots of creatures including Sally the tarantula. Our guide really knew his stuff and you...More

1  Thank Joy W
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The Kettering site is very small, just a hands-on experience as opposed to the bigger zoo at Rutland Water. Having said that, the actual Meet & Greet is a fantastic experience! Kieran was very knowledgeable, full of interesting facts and figures about the "creepy-crawly" world....More

1  Thank Jubjubbird
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I have been an arachnophobic for all if my life and am now in my sixties, but this place had me feel comfortable enough that I considered holding a tarantula. The talk was really informative. The creatures we met were interesting and great to see...More

Thank Lindy207
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Adam H
18 March 2017|
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Response from Garry E | Reviewed this property |
Not inside.
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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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