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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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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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A nice little place to visit.

Had a good time with my now older children.so just shows you are never to old to have fun, also interactive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Antony R
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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a good time with my now older children.so just shows you are never to old to have fun, also interactive.

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

lovely afternoon, talked to a gentleman who was clearly very passionate and interesting to listen to, loads of information- great relaxing fun!

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Thank Elstra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in after a morning shopping in Ross and had a very pleasant time. Lots of useful information on the sheets handed out and a very relaxed atmosphere inside. Only disappointment was we couldn't find any caterpillars. Certainly worth a visit if nearby.

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Thank Heather W
Redhill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful way for amateur and professional photographers to put their skills to the test - my husband and I spent a good 90 minutes or so in the butterfly house until the tropical temperatures became a little too much for us! If you visit in the winter, I would recommend wearing layers as it is very warm inside. A... More 

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1 Thank ax_coterie
Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

While it was a nice trip out, you really can see everything about the butterflies in about 30 mins (10 if you aren't that bothered) The food and drink area consisted of a broken down coffee machine, and a vending machine with 1 Mars bar, 1 snickers and a few packets of tyrells crisps in a freezing cold, leaking room.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Loads of big butterfly's , great when they land on you. Not for everybody though a young child got a bit upset, did not like them round her head. would def go again loved it. staff were very friendly as well.

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Merriott, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

We spent almost two hours in here spotting all sorts of different butterflies and having some land on us. Very informative and a good idea to give out magnifying glasses as made the experience all the more interesting seeing the butterflies in such detail. Very friendly lady who greeted us and explained about the butterflies before we went in too.... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

a late-in-the-year visit, on a windy day but all the staff were friendly and there were lots of very inquisitive, pretty butterfly's! A very nice place to relax, even when a butterfly about 7 inches long walks up your hand and wont get off! (or your arm!). our 19-month old daughter loved it too! good fun!

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

This place is amazing once inside.. HOWEVER be mindful the outside of it when we landed left us thinking 'oh no' this is going to be poor, and the signage to get there is awful, sat nav and postcode of website got me there and even then i only saw the entrance as i passed it The price is so... More 

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1 Thank Ravingeddie
Sutton Bridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Something here for all ages and absolutely a lovely way to spend an hour or two. Admission is relatively inexpensive and you can exit and enter as many times as you like. Staff are always patient and on hand to answer questions. This is a rare treat, get yourselves down there.

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