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The Big Batsford Bug Hunt!


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Make the most of the summer weather by getting active with the kids at Batsford Arboretum! Find the creepy crawlies hidden around the Arboretum and mark their locations on the map provided to win a prize on the The Big Batsford Bug Hunt!

The bug hunt costs £2.50 per child, plus Arboretum admission fee (children must be accompanied by an adult). No need to book, just turn up and enjoy! For more details, visit

Saturday 20th July - Sunday 1st September

Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm / Sun: 10am - 5pm (10am bank holiday opening time)

Admission Prices with Donation:

  • Adults £8.95**
  • Concessions* £7.95**
  • Children (4 - 15) £3.50** (Under 4 years Free)
  • Families: 2 adults and 2 children (4-15) £20**

Disabled visitors are very welcome, please call 01386 701441 for more information.

*Concessions include 65+, Student, Armed Forces, Emergency Services and NHS (Please bring proof)

**If you prefer not to, or are unable to support our conservation work, admission prices are: Adults £8.10; Concessions £7.20; Children £3.15; Family £18.15.

The visitor centre - where you’ll find our Cafe, Garden Centre and Gift Shop - is completely free to come and have a look around, enjoy a meal or browse our beautiful gifts. The only part of Batsford you have to pay to go into is the Arboretum.

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