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Bugs & Beasties Bonanza

27 – 28 May 2017


Tapnell Farm Park

Tapnell Farm
Newport Road
PO41 0YJ

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Bugs & Beasties Bonanza


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Spring is in full bloom at Tapnell Farm Park, so skip on down and see our new arrivals in our brand-new Bugs & Beasties enclosure!

We've got lots of exciting things happening throughout the May Half-Term holiday and we're kicking off the holidays with our Bugs & Beasties Bonanza on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th May.

Join our Keepers in Show and Tell sessions where you can get up close and say hello to our new residents, including the fire-bellied toads, pygmy hedgehogs and the unforgettable Axolotls! Be sure to check the Daily Activities board when you arrive for times!

Get creative and draw your favourite bug or beastie, then add your masterpiece to our Creative Wall for all visitors to look at and enjoy. Visit our Face Painter for a unique, bug-inspired make-over. Copy our new resident frogs and leap over to the NEW Mini Jumping Pillow. Stop off at The Farm Park Café for some delicious, bug-themed treats.

All activities take place between 10am and 5pm. Please note standard Farm Park admission fees apply.

If you’re visiting us throughout the May Half-Term holidays don’t forget there’s lots going on across Tapnell Farm Park for all the family. Adventure Activities UK will be hosting Archery and Rock Climbing taster sessions in the Straw Bale Adventure Barn. For just £3.50 per person (Mums and Dads are encouraged to take part too!) try out an exciting challenge, guaranteed to get the heart beating a little faster.

Haven Falconry will be visiting us on the following dates, showing off their impressive collection of birds of prey. See these majestic birds up close or even have a go at flying a Hawk for yourself, for just £5. Between 11am and 3pm on Saturday 27th, Monday 29th, Wednesday 31st May, Thursday 1st, Friday 2nd, Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th June.