It’s a bug’s life! Local housebuilder offers FREE bug hunting kits for kids this summer

A Warwick housebuilder is encouraging the community to embrace the nature on their doorstep by offering free bug quest kits to local children.
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Redrow Midlands is inviting local children to take part in ‘The Big Bug Quest’ competition and collect a free bug quest kit* from Midsummer Meadow, on Europa Way.

The kits, which are available to collect throughout August*, include wildflower seeds to help local wildlife to thrive, a magnifying glass, seeded paper complete with a bug tick-list, and a pair of ‘make-your-own’ binoculars.

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The housebuilder is inviting local children to make use of the bug quest kits and explore their own back gardens, local green spaces, and our show home gardens, to discover how many different bugs they can find and submit their entries.

Redrow Midlands is encouraging the community to embrace natureRedrow Midlands is encouraging the community to embrace nature
Redrow Midlands is encouraging the community to embrace nature

The winner will be awarded with a £100 Amazon voucher to be able to spend on supplies to make their garden more bug-friendly or to help with future bug hunting activities.

Elaine Cartwright, Sales Director for Redrow Midlands said: “We want to encourage youngsters across Warwick to be curious about biodiversity – the variety of living things on our planet, from the smallest organism to the largest animal – and in this instance, the creepy crawlies, quite literally, on our doorstep.

“We’re inviting local children to come and pick up their free bug quest kit and have fun getting their magnifying glasses at the ready as they learn more about the natural world in their back garden.

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"We look forward to welcoming families to our developments and sharing our plans for rewilding and sustainability at Midsummer Meadow. We can’t to see who will be crowned winner of our Big Bug Quest.”

Redrow’s biodiversity strategy seeks to put the natural environment at the heart of its developments and the lives of the people who live there, supporting the community to care for nature-rich green spaces.

The strategy includes a net gain approach to biodiversity; with more than 1,205 acres of land on Redrow developments being green space or landscaped communal areas where wildlife can flourish.

Many developments also feature green routes for walking and cycling, newly created orchards or meadows, and wetland areas like ponds and swales.

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Redrow is committed to playing its part in tackling the climate emergency and has set a target of achieving net zero across our whole business and value chain by 2050.

*Bug quest kits available while stocks last, at limited developments.

To submit your findings for the Big Bug Quest competition, please use the link: .

Surrounded by open farmland, woodland and waterways, Midsummer Meadow offers a mix of bespoke one and two-bedroom apartments, as well as two, three and four-bedroom homes from Redrow’s Heritage Collection, designed to suit a wide range of families.

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The development is well-connected, with a range of amenities just a stone’s throw away, and great transport links to Leamington Spa, Coventry, Birmingham and also London via train.

To find out more about homes across the Midlands, including Midsummer Meadow, please visit

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