Rutland Water Bugtopia

Learn all about bugs and creatures at one of the most popular places to visit in Rutland Water Park – Bugtopia The Zoo!

This interactive, family-run attraction, located at Rutland Water, has been created to help youngsters and adults engage in the wildlife that plays a key part in our ecosystem. An affordable but fun activity for the whole family, Bugtopia The Zoo is a fantastic addition to all that Rutland Water has to offer.

Educational for children and adults alike, staff at Bugtopia seek to share their knowledge on conservation, ecology and biodiversity.

You can also expect to get up close and personal with:

  • Giant stick insects
  • Foot-long millipedes
  • Monitor lizards
  • Caimans

Bugtopia The Zoo is not only perfect for a family day out, but also for group excursions including school trips and birthday parties!

When can I visit Bugtopia?

Bugtopia is open every day from 10:00 to 17:00, excluding Christmas Day.

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Fishing, walking, cycling, water sports

Our water parks not only bring vital water resources for the region, but they also provide a fantastic day out for all the family.

Whether you're looking for an action-packed day on the water, a spot of fishing to escape the stresses and strains of everyday life, or simply want to enjoy a relaxing walk in beautiful surroundings, look no further than our fabulous water parks.