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Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo

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Address: Symonds Yat West, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6DA, England
Phone Number: +44 1600 890360
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Description: The Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo provides an ideal space to experience...
The Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo 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!
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Not bad, but fairly small.

As the title says this wasn't at all bad but it is fairly small. So, on the plus side, the staff were friendly, easy access from the dual carriageway, good access for wheelchairs... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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South Wales
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South Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

As the title says this wasn't at all bad but it is fairly small. So, on the plus side, the staff were friendly, easy access from the dual carriageway, good access for wheelchairs or pushchairs, plenty of butterflies flying around, good info points and info cards given out at the starting point, and, when bought as a combined ticket with... More 

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Cradley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The butterfly zoo entrance fee can be purchased alone or as part of a mix of 2 other attractions on the same site. You are given butterly identification sheets and a magnifying glass for young visitors.The butterflies are amazing and entertained us all for a short time.It is very hot in the butterfly house so you are glad to exit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Our visit to the Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo was only enhanced by the way the large creatures took rest on our hands or clothing. Good to see so many different tropical butterflies species, with all their life cycles in full view. A good place especially to bring small curious kids

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South Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We went to the Butterfly Zoo as a birthday treat for our 4 yr old daughter. We really enjoyed looking for caterpillars with the magnifying glasses when we first went in and then when we went into the butterfly house, there were butterflies everywhere. The children (4 and 7) loved looking at them all and trying to identify the different... More 

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

my husband, 2y old daughter and I spent a couple of hours at the Butterfly Zoo today. What a lovely place! We were first given a few pieces of information, and handed out identification cards and a magnifying glass. We then stepped into the greenhouse and had a great time looking for caterpillars, butterflies and butterfly eggs. There is an... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

A truly delightful and cute place, my grandchildren loved it, not only is there a butterfly zoo but also crazy golf and a maze. Great non-stressful and highly recommended. Followed by a wonderful Sunday lunch at the Wye Knot Inn.

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Ledbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We visited the Butterfly Zoo got my daughters 4th birthday. It was a brilliant day. We spent ages walking around with beautiful butterflies flying around our heads. All 3 of my children, age 4, 7 and 9 loved it. They loved being given magnifying glasses to look at the butterflies closer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We chanced upon this little gem.So many Butterflies we stayed for ages.Would recommend a visit . It is a little out of the way but once found it is a delight.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We went here for a little afternoon trip out. Lots of butterflies flying around. I liked that we were given a magnifying glass to take round to get a closer look at the butterflies and caterpillars. I think an hour is about sufficient for a look around, and there are other things to do nearby.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We happily spent an hour watching what felt like hundreds of butterflies floating around, watching cocoons unravel, hunting for eggs/caterpillars. Staff on hand to answer any questions you have. Great visit!

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