Dr. Beynon’s Bug Farm in Pembrokeshire

Located in the heart of Pembrokeshire, Wales, Dr. Beynon’s Bug Farm is a unique attraction that offers visitors an intriguing glimpse into the world of insects and sustainable agriculture. This fascinating farm is not just any ordinary tourist spot; it’s a research center, conservation hub, and educational facility all rolled into one. Whether you’re an entomology enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply looking for an unusual day out with the family, Dr. Beynon’s Bug Farm has something to offer for everyone.

Welcome to the world of bugs

Upon arrival at Dr. Beynon’s Bug Farm, guests are greeted by a diverse range of habitats designed to showcase the incredible variety of insects that inhabit our planet. From lush butterfly gardens to bustling ant colonies, each exhibit is carefully curated to provide an up-close look at these often misunderstood creatures. The farm’s knowledgeable staff are always on hand to answer questions and share fascinating facts about the lives and roles of different insects in our ecosystems.

What makes Grub Kitchen unique among restaurants?

Grub Kitchen stands out as Britain’s first edible insect restaurant located within Dr.Beynon’s Bug Farm offering dishes made from sustainable insect-based ingredients.

Interactive experiences

One of the highlights of visiting Dr. Beynon’s Bug Farm is the opportunity to engage in hands-on activities and interactive experiences. Visitors can participate in bug hunting expeditions around the farm, getting a chance to catch and observe various species in their natural habitats. For those feeling brave, there’s also the ‘Critter Corner’ where you can hold some friendly bugs under expert supervision. These interactive sessions are not only fun but also educational, offering insights into insect behavior and their importance in our world.

Sustainable dining at Grub Kitchen

No visit to Dr. Beynon’s Bug Farm would be complete without a meal at Grub Kitchen – Britain’s first edible insect restaurant located right on site. Here, adventurous diners can sample sustainable dishes featuring ingredients like cricket flour pancakes or mealworm burgers alongside more traditional fare. The restaurant emphasizes sustainability and showcases how insects can be incorporated into delicious meals as a low-impact protein source.

Educational programs and research

Dr. Beynon’s Bug Farm is committed to advancing knowledge about insects and promoting sustainable agricultural practices through its various educational programs and research initiatives. Schools and groups can book workshops tailored to different age groups, covering topics from biodiversity to food security. The farm also collaborates with universities and research institutions on projects aimed at finding innovative solutions for environmental challenges.

A commitment to conservation

The team behind Dr. Beynon’s Bug Farm is deeply committed to insect conservation efforts both locally and globally. By educating visitors about the critical role insects play in our ecosystems and highlighting threats such as habitat loss and pesticide use, they hope to inspire action towards protecting these vital creatures for future generations.


  • Diverse range of habitats showcasing various insects
  • Hands-on activities including bug hunting expeditions
  • ‘Critter Corner’ for close-up interactions with friendly bugs
  • Grub Kitchen: Britain’s first edible insect restaurant
  • Educational programs covering biodiversity and sustainability topics
  • Insect conservation efforts emphasizing ecosystem importance

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