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Address: Dobbies Garden World | Lasswade, Midlothian, Lasswade EH18 1AZ, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-131-663-4932
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Well worth a visit although with inclement weather it was a little crowded at times but we spent a great couple of hours going round the various elements including the 12:00... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit although with inclement weather it was a little crowded at times but we spent a great couple of hours going round the various elements including the 12:00 "hands on" with the various insects and snakes. Only disappointment was the "bee" section which seems a little bit unkempt.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Great place for the kids. Reasonably priced and like walking into a tropical forest with Butterflies galore. Just opposite Dobbies on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Had a great afternoon here with my daughter-in-law and three grandchildren. Despite one being scared of flying things (butterflies!?!) and one scared of the nocturnal section, we had a great time. :o)

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Firstly, our children really enjoyed Butterfly World, but for what it was I thought it was overpriced and in need of some renovation. It took 45 mins to walk around the various exhibits and the hot house, there really wasn't much in the outdoor area. Our 7 year old wanted to stay for the handling at 12.30, and we had... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Kids loved the butterflies landing on them ,also holding a tarantula spider.. The staff were extremely knowledgable about the butterflies and insects in their care as the kids asked a lot of questions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

We have a lovely day here today. It was nice seeing all of the different types of butterfly's. I also enjoyed the snakes. The gift shop is also very well priced. Recommended to anyone.

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Muir of Ord, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

So decided to stay at home this summer holidays rather than go abroad. Wife and kids all love reptiles, insects and butterfly's so we decided to come here for the day. We had a voucher but it was just as cheap to get a family ticket for 2 adults and 2 children on the door. (Around £30) inside the the... More 

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Dalkeith, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Butterfly hunting was cool ticking of what butterfly's you see You can feed the fish There is animal touching sessions with snakes spiders ect.... Nice wee gift shop not too pricey Cost £12 for me and two concessionaires one 8 yr old child and a disabled person Would recommend Although you can't really fill a day but it's a fun... More 

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Spent a good couple of hours here seeing all the butterflys and insects, we were all fascinated by the ant trail up a piece of rope, we watched it for ages! The butterfies were big and beautiful and flying everywhere. The staff were all friendly and helpful and various demonstrations took place. We paid using Tesco clubcard vouchers, so very... More 

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Kelso, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

First impressions are good with a small gift shop and when you first enter it's lovely to see all the butterflies and wildlife...the further back in the building you go the more obvious the poor state of the building is and obvious lack of funds...such a shame as I have lovely memories from when I've been before...but now I feel... More 

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Address: Dobbies Garden World | Lasswade, Midlothian, Lasswade EH18 1AZ, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-131-663-4932
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Lasswade

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