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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Minibeast Madness at Lorton Meadows

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 10:30 to 14:00

Can you find the bugs, beetles and bees in the meadows of Lorton - hiding for National Insect Week.

Pick up a trail guide from the Conservation Centre and become a nature detective, follow the trail & find the clues.

Approximately 30 - 45 minutes.

No need to book, available all day.

Children £1, must be accompanied.

The reserve can be muddy, please wear appropriate footwear and clothing for the weather. Toilets, parking, cycle racks, tea/coffee machine, bird webcams, wildlife gifts & guides available. For more information please see

Age limits or guidance

Suitable for all

Cost details

£1 per child


Did you know?

Hottest and most explosive

Bombardier beetles spray boiling phenolic liquid at predators like shrews, at several squirts per second!

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