SHIPPING TO THE EU - We regrettably no longer ship to the EU. Post Brexit delays are happening more frequently and it is just not fair on our queens which we put so much time into raising. We will update here if this changes in the future.

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Shipping - UK

Orders of Items | Orders of Live Ants

We will try to dispatch orders as quickly as possible. Typically this will mean your order is shipped within 1 to 3 working days from ordering. We only dispatch queens Monday to Wednesday to avoid weekend delays in shipping.

Please bare in mind if your chosen colony needs a tube change it can take up to 3 days to dispatch your order. 

Please note, it is highly unlikely that your queen will be dispatched the day you order regardless of the shipping you select. This is because we carefully examine and feed your colony allowing them to settle into their new boxed environment before shipping.


Spend over £50 to get standard shipping for free

Spend over £100 to get next working day shipping free

Royal Mail 2nd Class

Ships Monday to Wednesday

For orders that contain NO ANTS.

Prices from £1.60 for magazines

Royal Mail 1st Class

Ships Monday to Wednesday

For UK Native species only between November & March

Prices £4

Royal Mail Special

Ships Monday to Wednesday

Prices from £7

APC Overnight (Recommended)

Ships Monday to Wednesday [England and Wales only]

Prices from £7

Free standard shipping

when you spend over £50


Collect directly from

us for FREE

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Buy now and pay over 6 weeks

spread the cost with 0% interest


Live arrival guarantee

on every queen ant


We will re-adopt your colony for FREE

if you can no longer care for them