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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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Very enjoyable day

Went for a day with my family and a set of Grandparents, was a good place for all of us. Butterfly's were amazing and the maze was great as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went for a day with my family and a set of Grandparents, was a good place for all of us. Butterfly's were amazing and the maze was great as well.

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a pleasant little attraction, well worth a visit. Clean, friendly and interesting. Excellent

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Won't take you more than 20 minutes to go around before you'll get bored, but a nice walk around for both kids and seniors. Good displays to read inside, but its quite a sauna/greenhouse in there so beware! Decent size shop with good quality gifts for family.

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Poulton Le Fylde
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This part of Symonds Yat is really a camping site with amenitites. Nothing wrong with that and it is in a lovely spot with the option of boat rides down the river. The Butterfly Zoo was very good. It is even better if the sun is not shining as it gets very tropical but you can go in and out.... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Decided to go here but not to the hedge puzzle, so bought a combined ticket for the butterflies and the crazy golf. We were met very pleasantly and was told a bit about the butterflies. Went though to the house, which was warm but not too bad, it is not big, and there were a few butterflies but not loads... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent for families with small children ,as the site is small and compact but with plenty too do. the maze is great fun , only small complaint was the no of people on the golf course at the same time

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Barry, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here not knowing what to expect, it was very hot, but absolutely amazing. It was a small compact place with lots and lots of free flying butterflies, beautiful, would have stayed longer, but it was very hot.

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Thank Julie T
Bucks
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here purely by chance as we just saw it in passing. What a great place. Full of lovely butterflies of all shapes and sizes constantly on the move, it is very well laid out and really gives you the chance to see them all up close. Staff were very helpful and you get a magnifying glass and butterfly... More 

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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attempted to book online but the online system was unclear and tries to give you an allocated time slot. For some reason it wouldn't allow us to change this. The price online for access to the zoo, maze & mini golf was just £5.50, which having visited represents a fair price for what was on offer. So we showed up... More 

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be prepared to shed some layers before entering. it's very hot in there. Once inside just stand back in amazement as you are surrounded by free flying butterflies in such beautiful colours. Some will even settle on you. Turn over some of the plant leaves and you will find the caterpillars that will eventually become butterflies. It is also informative... More 

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