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Address: Dobbies Garden World | Lasswade, Midlothian, Lasswade EH18 1AZ, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-131-663-4932

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2 years since I last visited this attraction, has got better! \lots to see, much better insect and reptile part, all the animals look well cared for and healthy. Ideal if you are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Abington, United Kingdom
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Abington, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

2 years since I last visited this attraction, has got better! \lots to see, much better insect and reptile part, all the animals look well cared for and healthy. Ideal if you are a photographer looking to take something different , especially on one of those common wet Scotland days! Keep a sharp eye out for the leafcutter ants at... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We decided to visit here on our way back home after our holiday in Edinburgh. My four year old is mad on butterflies so it was ideal for us. The entrance fee is very reasonable. We were greeted by various breeds of butterflies as we walked through the door luckily we had bought an identification guide (only £1) so we... More 

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Dunblane, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

A lovely place - beautiful butterflies and good selection of reptiles/spiders. Area in enclosure very moist - does make taking photographs quite challenging!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Stopped off here on the way back home to the North East from Glasgow. Had been meaning to go for a while! Feels like your in a rainforest inside with the butterfly's and it's great to see them all fly around you and land on you! Kids will really enjoy it (and adults too!)

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I have been here a couple of times and to be honest won't be back again the way some of the animals are kept is pretty poor to say the least!!!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

What can i say about my experience at this attraction, as a local to the area i thought it would be a lovely little treat for my 90 year old grandmother and 63 year old uncle to have a day out and a spot of lunch, As the weather was not great we decided on a visit to Butterfly and... More 

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dundee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We paid a visit to Butterfly World at the weekend and we were pretty impressed. We were excited in the fact you can walk inside with the butterflies and they land on you, etc. We really enjoyed the day out and there was the additional insect, nocturnal hoses, etc. We will return will the grandchildren. Be prepared for warm humid... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Went to this restaurant with the family to celebrate my wife's birthday. Excellent cuisine and a lovely homely atmosphere. The all day breakfast was delicious as we're the beautiful sandwiches and home made scones and cakes. Well worth a visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Me and my partner decided to visit this place as we are both nature enthusiasts and I in particular wanted to see ant colony that was advertised to be on display. By all means I am not an expert and this is not expert opinion on what what I have seen. The building was split into two parts of which... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

When you first walk round it seems quite small, but then you discover there are other sections to it and not only butterflies but a great selection of reptiles too! It has a nice little gift shop with some well priced items that will appeal to the children. It's well worth checking the times for handling and feeding - we... More 

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