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Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo

Symonds Yat West, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6DA, England
01600 890 360
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
Owner description: The Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo is the second largest butterfly zoo in the country & provides an ideal space to experience beautiful, free-flying,... more » Owner description: The Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo is the second largest butterfly zoo in the country & provides an ideal space to experience beautiful, free-flying, tropical butterflies!Use our identification sheets to find out about our butterflies & hunt for caterpillars and chrysalis along the way!We are ideally set in the Wye Valley, next to The aMazing Hedge Puzzle, Wye Valley Miniature Golf & Wye Valley Warfare Laser Ops! Check our website for online offers! « less
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

its great to get close up to nature the butterflies are spectacular and children & adults alike are given sheets and a magnifying glass to identify each one. On the down side (for obvious reasons) its extermely warm and stuffy inside

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Birmingham
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We had heard that this place was well worth a visit and walked from our hotel. This involved taking the hand ferry across the river which was fun. The staff were very welcoming. We were there at the same time as a cub pack who were having a great time. The butterflies were beautiful and stunning flowers.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This nice little attraction is well worth a visit. The butterfly house isn't huge but it's certainly well maintained with a great variety of butterflies. It allows for awesome photographs and you can return as often as you like on the day you purchased your tickets. We got the 3 attraction ticket with the maze and golf too. We would... More

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Pembroke, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Lots of butterflies in bright colours, good information, bright staff, OK cafe. Worth the visit for old and young

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We got the three attraction ticket which is for the Maze, Golf and Butterfly farm. The butterfly farm was very interesting and had so many different butterflies a few even landed on us. It was great fun. Had a lovely day at all three attractions then topped it with lunch at the hotel across the road in their beer garden.... More

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wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Lovely little place, does get very warm though, bit too hot for our 1 year old, but staff friendly and knowledgeable. Information leaflets and small talk given prior to going in. Reasonably priced and worth a visit.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

It was a lovely little place and kept us entertained, but could only spend an hour or two there. Staff were friendly and helpful.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We happened upon this place by chance while travelling through and thought we would spend the morning here. The butterfly zoo was a good size, and the staff were very knowledgeable. they provided a netted hat for our son who wasn't too sure about the butterfies landing on him. Lots of varieties ad chances for photo's. We then went to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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38 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I really enjoyed this even though it is more aimed at children. I thought the 'safety' talk for the butterflies was a bit over kill but can see why they do it. It would have been good to have another little area to learn more about the butterflies, I am not sure those information sheets on each one is the... More

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Bristol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We visited here as something to do apart from the leisure park and were not disappointed. The staff took time to talk to you before you went in and suggested things to look out for, cards were handed to you to identify types of butterfly, although I'd rather keep my hands free for taking photos so it would be better... More

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