Meet the Mini Beauties


Bugs are beautiful and are exceptionally important for our ecosystem. Come up close and personally with a range of different invertebrates and have the chance to touch and hold these magnificent animals. Learn about their life cycles and where they come from with our expert handler spider


For more information call us on 01689 860571

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Session Outline

Bugs are beautiful and are exceptionally important for our ecosystem. Come and meet the wonderful new members of our team

suitable for ages 5+ years

Session dates and timings

All dates in December

21st 13:00-14:00

23rd 13:00-14:00

29th 13:00-14:00

30th 13:00-14:00

Session Pricing

£ 7.00 per person

Where to meet

We will meet in the BEECHE (visitor centre)

Directions and Parking

This event takes place in High Elms Country Park. The main car park is located on High Elms Road (near Shire Lane). You can follow the Brown Highway signs for High Elms Country Park.

If the main car park is full then exit the car park and turn left go down High Elms Road a further 200 metres and turn into the Golf Course Car Park, it is fine to park in this car park. Exit Golf Course Car Park through the barrier gate at the bottom of car park then follow path straight ahead, go past pond and you will find yourself on front lawns go straight across and you will find yourself by main car park.

Blue badge parking is available in front of the BEECHE building. To access this please access the park using the entrance off Shire Lane which is marked for deliveries and staff. At the cross roads turn left up the slope and you will see the BEECHE building at the top of the slope. Please be aware this entrance and car park is only for Blue Badge holders.

What to wear and other information

The session will take place inside in the Darwin Centre

For more information call 01689 860571 or email

Additional information


21st December 13:00-14:00, 23rd December 13:00-14:00, 29th December 13:00-14:00, 30th December 13:00-14:00