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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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English first
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38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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.

Thank q1w2e3r4
Merriott, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank LoopyLou1986
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

Thank christian127
Preston, United Kingdom
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196 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank Ravingeddie
Sutton Bridge, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

1 Thank Eric D
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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400 reviews
173 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite being a relatively small butterfly house there are plenty of butterflies to see, all of which appear well cared for. The entry price is reasonable and you can combine this with a visit to the hedge puzzle opposite.

Thank PebbleL
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Absolutely amazing little place, so much to do for very little money. Wonderful day out for anyone of any age. I had a thoroughly enjoyable time and I will 100% be returning in the future and would definitely recommend to anyone to visit without hesitation.

Thank MissADavies
Bishop's Waltham, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Not huge but my lots of butterfly's floating about as if on strings a really lovely time sitting in such a calm area. looking at the sheets and seeing how many we can spot

2 Thank Tail2Tell
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53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Did really enjoy it, wasn't expensive and the butterflies were landing on you and were very tame but it didn't take us long. I wouldn't recommend this if your driving a distance to come here. Staff were all very friendly and were helpful if needed. We drove from near Coventry and we were there an hour tops.

1 Thank Sarah-Jayne W
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Checked online before visit and it clearly states open 10 am - 5 pm with last entry 4 pm. Arrived 3.10 pm and paid £18 for two seniors and one child and expected to have a couple of hours to see three attractions. We actually had just over an hour which obviously was not long enough and wouldn't have paid... More 

1 Thank Wendy B

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