Come and meet the mini-beasts


Touchstones Rochdale, The Esplanade, Rochdale, OL16 1AQ

Add Come and meet the mini-beasts to your Itinerary

Close window

Call direct on:

Tel01706 924492

A child handling a snake.


Suitable for: families. adults, teenagers, children.
Cost: FREE.
Booking: no.
Facilities: wheelchair accessible, refreshments, toilets for disabled visitors.

They may not be cute and cuddly but mini-beasts are fascinating. Find out what makes a mini-beast a mini-beast and meet the good the bad and the ugly at this FREE event.

This is a wonderful opportunity to get close to millipedes, snails, spiders, scorpions and a wonderful variety of insects. Come and find out about some of the creatures that have survived on Earth since the time of the dinosaurs.

The event will be run by the Animals In-Tuition team of rangers who are passionate about promoting respect for, and an understanding of, a wide variety of animals and their habitats.

Book Tickets Online

Map & Directions

Opening times

Event times (26 May 2020)
Tuesday10:30 - 15:30

What's Nearby

  1. Full of fun activities for the kids, fascinating facts for adults and, for the not so…

    0.03 miles away
  2. Rochdale's town centre park, the oldest in the borough, is of great historic interest and…

    0.12 miles away
  3. The restored Rochdale Memorial Gardens provide a quality public green space in the heart…

    0.12 miles away
  1. Rochdale Town Hall is widely regarded as one of the finest Victorian town halls in…

    0.13 miles away
  2. Rochdale Half Marathon and 10K is one of the highlights of our sporting calendar.

    0.14 miles away
  3. There has been a church on the hill overlooking Rochdale Town Centre for well over 1,000…

    0.21 miles away
  4. The Rochdale Pioneers Museum is widely regarded as the home of the worldwide Co-operative…

    0.28 miles away
  5. Built as a chapel-of-ease to St Chad's Rochdale in 1742 it was consecrated by the Bishop…

    0.27 miles away
  6. Described as one of Rochdale's hidden gems the church has a beautiful, recently restored…

    0.43 miles away
  7. This museum celebrates the significant role the region has played in fire brigades and…

    0.48 miles away
  8. A popular Victorian Park, close to Rochdale Town Centre. Main features are the façade of…

    0.54 miles away
  9. Denehurst Park is a beautiful Rochdale park with substantial surrounding gardens.

    0.98 miles away
  10. First opened in 1804, the Rochdale Canal was the first trans-Pennine canal and one of the…

    1.28 miles away
  11. Cronkeyshaw Common is a beautiful green space characterised by large areas of open…

    1.4 miles away
  12. Between Rochdale and Heywood, Springfield Park is the borough's largest park with…

    1.5 miles away
  13. Marland Golf Course situated within Springfield Park is an enjoyable yet challenging 18…

    1.54 miles away
Previous Next