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The North Somerset Butterfly House - CLOSED

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Lovely place to visit

We visited today with our 6 year old daughter and thought it was really good. The chap on reception... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2017
SarahJR83
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Small but impressive

It's a place I'd wanted to visit for quite a while. When I eventually made time I was not... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2017
ChrisR4963
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Located 9 miles from Weston super Mare and 12 miles from Bristol, The North Somerset Butterfly House is a secret paradise in the heart of the westcountry. Immerse yourself in a tropical jungle filled with exotic plants and stunning tropical...more
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Greenholm Nurseries Retail Smallway, Congresbury BS49 5AA, England
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Closed down 🙁Such a shame when we arrived and one of adjacent shops told us it had closed down about a month ago. On the plus side there is a large Wyevale garden centre next door with a lovely coffee shop, cafe, pet store and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
6  Thank BethKMc
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

We visited today with our 6 year old daughter and thought it was really good. The chap on reception was really knowledgeable and great at explaining to our daughter, then we had great fun wandering around searching for butterflies and caterpillars. There were loads of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

It's a place I'd wanted to visit for quite a while. When I eventually made time I was not disappointed. It's actually quite a small venue but the variety of butterflies was good. The first thing you notice is the humidity. Light clothes are a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank ChrisR4963
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

There were plenty of butterflies, caterpillars, greenery, fish and terrapins here. We visited with a five year old and we struggled to make the visit last longer than 30 minutes, which included doing some colouring in. So £15 for 30 minutes does work out rather...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Great day out with family, very friendly staff and refreshments available. Lots of beautiful butterflies

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Janet W
Reviewed August 11, 2017

small and compact, plenty of places just to sit and film the butterfly's . There were information sheets on hand to read. very friendly man on reception. ticket price includes re entry during the day.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank henny0072017
Reviewed July 31, 2017

We had planned a short visit here. The butterflies were an attraction my 8yo daughter wanted to see and she spent a good hour and a half gazing in wonderment. My 5yo son on the other hand quickly got bored and the heat got to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Lee W
Reviewed July 31, 2017

A great visit! Bigger and better than the one at Bristol Zoo. VERY hot & humid but you can pop out to cool off and go back in as many times as you like with your receipt. Beautiful butterflies and very helpful informative staff.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Lally6169
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Not very big - very hot - could do with something else to pad out the visit - was only there about 20 mins and had gone round 3 times! Ideal for photographers. No staff to explain anything about the butterflies and just a few...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 23, 2017

This is free to visit it is part of the shrub shack it is very interesting and enjoyable. it is not very big but is easy to walk around

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank BarryWalesAngie
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