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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Summer Bug Hunting at Camborne

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 10:00 to 12:00

We return to this popular historic site to see what mini -beasts are out for the summer and the longest day of the year.

Our last visit was a cold January day so let’s see what has come out to play now summer is here.

Magnifying glasses and note books in hand, lets go……

Organised by Cornwall Wildlife Trust Wildlife Watch 

Age limits or guidance

Suitable for all

Cost details

Free to all

Register in Advance

To attend this event please register in advance.


Suitable for wheelchair users

Suitable for people 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.