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Bug hunting at Badbury Rings

Explore the Rings to see what bugs you can find. Will you net a grasshopper, a cricket or a spider? Saturdays in half term, 25 May and 1 June. Pick up a bug sweep net and get hunting.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

To all bug hunters of all ages, why not go bug hunting on Saturdays 25 May and 1 June at Badbury Rings.

Pick up your net and a spotter card from the engagement van in the car park. You will be able to borrow bug-hunting equipment for up to 30 minutes.

We will be recording all your findings to help us with the conservation of the site.

This is a free self-led activity running from the visitor information van between 11am- 1pm. Last chance to pick up a bug net will be 12.45pm

We will have a limited number of sweep nets and magnifying pots available so the event will be on a first-come, first-served basis. If you have your own net, why not bring it along and join in the fun; we can help you identify the creepy crawlies you may come across.

Times

The basics

Suitability

Children must be supervised by an adult at all times

Meeting point

Please meet the welcome assistant at the visitor information van in the Badbury Rings car park.

What to bring and wear

You may want to go through long grass so please be aware it is tick season. Please wear closed shoes, a sun hat and long trousers.

Accessibility

This event includes grass and uneven paths, some of which may not be suitable for all mobility aids. If you would like to attend and would like to discuss your access requirements, please call 01202 883402.

Other

This is a self-discovery activity

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