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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Pond dipping (for grown ups) at Plumgarths

Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:30

Why should kids have all the fun? As part of 30 Days Wild. Jamie is running our first-ever adults-only pond dipping sessions, safely capturing and identifying the many species living in our wildlife ponds.

We'll provide all the necessary kit and refreshments - do join us!

Booking required.

Age limits or guidance

Suitable for adults

Cost details

£5 per person

Register in Advance

To attend this event please register in advance.


Suitable for those in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility.

Did you know?

Most poisonous

There are lots of contenders here – possibly the pretty red and blue rove beetle Paederus – very, very tiny amounts of its poison have been used to cure chronic ulceration in people. Ladybirds are pretty poisonous (and pretty) and can bleed foul-tasting poisonous brightly coloured blood from their knees.