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Bug hotel making at Newark Park

Learn how to make a bug hotel that you can take home with you on 9 and 10 August 2024

  • Booking essential
  • Admission applies

Drop-in sessions from 11.00-2.30pm on 9 and 10 August 2024

Book in for one of our bug hotel making workshops with volunteer Graham. The workshop is a drop-in session and it will take around 15 mins for you to complete your bug hotel. You can arrive any time between 11.00 and 2.15pm.

Graham will show you how to put together your own bug hotel using a variety of natural products such as bark, bamboo, pine cones and twigs.

All materials are provided including bug hotel structure, natural products, chicken wire and gloves to wear.

If you would like to bring your own gardening gloves you are welcome to do so.

The £6 ticket is for one bug hotel. If you would like to make more than one please book multiple tickets.

Please bring your ticket with you.

Times

Prices

Event prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Bug hotel workshop£6.00
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The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Suitability

Children and families welcome

Meeting point

Meet on the lawn outside the house

What to bring and wear

Suitable outdoor clothing

Accessibility

The area around the house is on a flat level and is accessed by gravel paths. Wheelchairs are available to book in advance.

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