Tortoise News

Due to the Jubilee Bank Holiday there will be changes to the usual delivery schedules.
All product orders placed before 1pm on Wednesday 1st June will be delivered on Monday 6th June. Any orders placed after 1pm on Wednesday 1st June will be despatched on Monday 6th June for delivery on Tuesday 7th June.
There will be no animal courier deliveries the week commencing Monday 30th May but will resume back to a normal Thursday delivery service the week commencing Monday 6th June.
We will remain open for visits and collections via a pre-arranged appointment as usual.

On the run up to the hibernation period we find that lots of our customers are worried about hibernating their little tortoise friends and even have thoughts of not hibernating at all!

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE - Business as usual 🐢

As we are a Pet Shop business also operating a website online, the British Government have classed us as an ‘Essential Business' due to the feeding and care needs of our live animals. This status is being constantly accessed and we will be continuing to serve our customers both on a one to one basis (via a pre-arranged appointment only) and via our online website, 

Our Specialist Animal Courier ( are still delivering on a Thursday of each week for orders made before 12pm on a Tuesday, however this is also constantly being reviewed and during the current situation may change at any point without notice. Please contact us for more information about tortoise and tortoise package deliveries.

All products ordered before 1pm will continue to be sent out for next day delivery where possible but please allow a potential slight delay due to high demand on product deliveries and the couriers.

Thank you for your understanding and ongoing support.

🐢 Steve and Emma 🐢

The package deals that we offer have proved to be our best-sellers and are without doubt a feature package. Our bespoke tortoise tables are hand-crafted to a high standard and the products we supply within the set-up, have been tried and tested by ourselves so you get only the very best branded products.

All the packages we have contain the essential items that you will need to get all set up and keep your tortoise happy and healthy. The aim behind our complete packages are to ensure you have all the correct equipment that is appropriate for the care requirements of a tortoise and at a reasonable price for all our customers. Take a look in our shop to view its features ….

ProRep Tortoise Life Edible, 10 litres - £7.95
ProRep Tortoise Life Edible is part of the species-specific Life series of substrates and is a 100% blend of natural botanical flowers, leaves and dried grasses suitable for all species of tortoise.
Formulated with botanical herbs, leaves and flowers to add variety to your tortoises diet whilst helping to encourage natural foraging behaviour as observed in the wild. Grown free from insecticides and herbicides specifically for tortoises and other herbivorous or omnivorous reptiles.
Place loosely in a dry area or a large feeding dish as a complementary offering to your current feeding regime to help aid in the overall digestive health of your tortoise.
Composition: 80% Dried Grass, 7% Nettle, 7% Marigold Flowers, 2% Raspberry Leaf, 1% Dandelion Leaf, 1% Hibiscus Flowers, 1% Cornflowers, 0.5% Rose Flowers, 0.5% Blue Mallow Flowers.

Whilst using various types of clamps and brackets for our lighting units that just didn’t quite do the job, we decided to make our very own product that could be adapted for use on various types of housing units.

This very versatile bracket is made from solid aluminium and stainless steel. It is fully adjustable enabling you to control the height of the bulb, up and down, and pivots left to right, so you can select the position/direction of the heat/UV source. This product is included in all our complete tortoise packages and tortoise table packages as well as being offered as a single product.