Ranked #12 of 20 attractions in St. Albans
Tropical Butterfly House: Come and see our butterflies in their tropical habitat. At any one time you will be able to see...
Tropical Butterfly House: Come and see our butterflies in their tropical habitat. At any one time you will be able to see between 500-800 butterflies, from 15-20 species. Look carefully and you will see eggs and caterpillars on the plants, and even some pupae.Ant World- The life of leaf Cutter AntsVisit our colonies of leaf cutter ants. This species invented farming and living in a 'city'. They each have their own jobs and work together to support their Queen. Don't miss this fascinating attraction.Insect Study Center:The place to view our collection of Creepy Crawly Insects. Study our Stick insects, Cockroaches, Snails, locust, Mantis and lots more and you even get a chance to hold some of these insects during our regular Insect Handling Session.Nectar House Cafe: Enjoy a selection of hot and cold food, drinks and cakes, ice creams, etc., in a comfortable and relaxed setting.Designer Gardens: Our nineteen Designer gardens are a pleasure to take a relaxed walk through. Including three newly planted gardens this season they have been planted to attract native butterflies back into the Hertfordshire countryside.Play Area:Let the children run wild in our fantastic Natural Play area. They can run through willow tunnels, climb on the huge, wooden climbing frame, and zoom down the giant slides! The perfect place for kids to let off steam!