We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo

Features Animals
Review Highlights
Nice attraction

Why are people whingeing about the car park. Follow the instructions and its fine. Cost is fine... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile

Really interesting and exciting for children. Wonderful display of butterfly in a natural... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Marylyn F
Runcorn, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 479 reviews
All photos (374)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible14%
Travelers talk about
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...more
Symonds Yat West, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6DA, England
+44 1600 890360
Reviews (479)
Filter reviews
477 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsmagnifying glassbeautiful butterfliescrazy golfmini golfhedge mazebutterflies flyingdifferent specieslife cyclegreen housebuy a ticketother attractionsfew hoursall agesvalue for moneylittle gemlovely experiencegreat fun
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 477 reviews
Reviewed today

I was passing through Symonds Yat and saw the Butterfly Zoo advertised on a sign, so my wife and I stopped off to see what the cost of visiting was as well as the opening times with a view to returning with our children during...More

Thank Matts1234
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really interesting and exciting for children. Wonderful display of butterfly in a natural environment. Other attractions also in same area. You pay for parking but it is deducted from admission price. You can also re-enter on same day with ticket.

Thank Marylyn F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Will not be returning despite having a wonderful family day out. Wye Valley Visitor Centre should be aware they are losing business because of the parking company engaged here. Luckily we could prove we had paid and even though they cancelled the fine there was...More

Thank s0lar14
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went over 3 hour parking by 15 min due to getting young kids organised. Then get £100 pcn from Parking Eye. U understand Wye Valley get a cut from this. Will never go again an will publicise to all friends and their friends and family...More

2  Thank Andy H
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a lovely experience,we were thrilled with how close we were to the beautiful butterflies.They are amazing ,it is worth going to this on a day out.

1  Thank catlover39
Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolute disgrace - paid £ 3 for 4 hours parking, received a £ 2 discount (paid cash) @ entry, stayed for 75 mins & a "Fine" for £ 100 arrived 2 weeks later !!. Needless to say - didn't keep the parking / entry receipt...More

Thank V6093EQchris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Why are people whingeing about the car park. Follow the instructions and its fine. Cost is fine, paid 3pounds for 4hours and you claim 2 pounds backs on entering the attraction, what can be fairer than that!! Anyway its the atraction you are reviewing which...More

Thank wafarin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We actually had a lovely day at this attraction. We visited the butterfly house and enjoyed the butterflies. We paid to visit and maze and had fun. Around the back of the crazy golf, theres a little lane that takes you onto a small road...More

Thank dazy m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place but charged £100 for parking, when we paid for 4 hours. Total scam - avoid!!! Went in three cars, and all of us were stung, £300!!!! Shame the centre have used these scammers to run the car park, have since heard many other...More

1  Thank pinkgirl123941
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be warned. You will be fined if you do not enter your Car Registration 100% correct in the payment machine, even if it is accepted that you have paid the fee.

Thank Brian L
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Cheryl L
August 1, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from s0lar14 | Reviewed this property |
Or in our case completely unjustified. Had to prove our case to have the fine rescinded. No apology from them. Avoid at all cost.
Julie J
April 5, 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Rubyroored | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know there are disabled spaces but I’d be careful as they scan your car plate as you go in so you need to check on the pay meter
August 25, 2017|
AnswerShow all 14 answers
Response from wiilhunting | Reviewed this property |
DecisionSuccessful Assessor NameSophie Taylor Assessor summary of operator case The operator has issued the Parking Charge Notice (PCN) as the appellant has failed to purchase sufficient parking time to cover the period of... More