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Bugtopia The Zoo

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Sykes Lane, Oakham LE15 8QL, England
+44 1780 460518
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Fascinating

The facility is one my family keep returning too, this was my first visit and whilst I thought the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
P44cka
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North Luffenham, United Kingdom
Small but enjoyable

Visited with my 2 year old son. The zoo is small; we spent about 2 hours there and that included... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
nicki_t_1987
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Portsmouth
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Sykes Lane, Oakham LE15 8QL, England
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+44 1780 460518
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"handling session"
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"meet and greet"
in 5 reviews
"snake handling"
in 4 reviews
"creepy crawlies"
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"kids engaged"
in 2 reviews
"returned later"
in 2 reviews
"rutland water"
in 24 reviews
"all ages"
in 8 reviews
"love their jobs"
in 2 reviews
"spent nearly"
in 2 reviews
"free roaming"
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"animal welfare"
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"staff were very helpful"
in 3 reviews
"great idea"
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"lovely visit"
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"three hours"
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"mini golf"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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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
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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

1  Thank MartinaCim
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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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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Went here today 4th April, enjoyed most of the day but unfortunately due to no signs on a supposed fire door a animal in the free run area escaped into the car park once opened by a member of public , this meant the feeding...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

As it was a rainy day we decided to take our 2 year old for her birthday. We arrived at 10.15 and the place was empty with no staff in sight. We rang the bell and someone turned up and paid our £12 entrance fee....More

7  Thank Jameshinde
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Took my two boys here and they loved it,ok the zoo as it’s called isn’t massive but it’s very good for what it is.. We arrived early as there is hourly sessions for talks and to hold some of the animals,the only gripe is that...More

Thank Sneal1974
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Took the kids here on a rainy day, found this place on a days out website and travelled 50 minutes to get there, unfortunately we were quite disappointed. The staff I thought were brilliant, very knowledgeable, friendly and chatty, we were even allowed to hold...More

1  Thank shellyh24
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Easily the best zoo I've been too. Lots of handling opportunities, informative staff and happy animals. Definitely worth a visit and worth every penny.

Thank Djbratton
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Great little zoo in a beautiful setting. We booked online and got in for half price. Not an all day experience but nice selection of animals who are obviously very well cared for and staff were very knowledgeable.

Thank Alison M
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