© Greg Hitchcock
Soldier beetle on sentry duty
National Insect Week returns in 2020
Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:30
We've created a tropical rain forest, with beautiful trees and flowers and 80-120 species of butterfly flying freely around for you to explore!
Butterfly World Preston Park website
National Insect Week encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects.
Every two years, the Royal Entomological Society organises the week, supported by a large number of partner organisations with interests in the science, natural history and conservation of insects.
Discover insects now
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Probably ladybirds (50+ UK species), beloved of children’s rhymes and many are useful predators of greenfly.
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