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Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World

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Dobbies Garden World | Lasswade, Midlothian, Lasswade EH18 1AZ, Scotland
+44 131 663 4932
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Brilliant experience, thanks to Keith!

Went here for the first time and had a lovely time! It is brilliant for young kids and family... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marko S
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Pitlochry, United Kingdom
via mobile
Always good.

we got a season ticket s and each time we have gone it's different.The staff are first class, very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
2111Donald
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Edinbrugh
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Dobbies Garden World | Lasswade, Midlothian, Lasswade EH18 1AZ, Scotland
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+44 131 663 4932
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"handling session"
in 32 reviews
"garden centre"
in 19 reviews
"great afternoon"
in 9 reviews
"animal handling"
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"few hours"
in 11 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 11 reviews
"huge amount"
in 5 reviews
"adults and children"
in 6 reviews
"quail"
in 22 reviews
"beautiful butterflies"
in 15 reviews
"member of staff"
in 8 reviews
"gift shop"
in 17 reviews
"staff were very friendly"
in 7 reviews
"different types"
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"butterflies flying"
in 11 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 6 reviews
"an adult"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for the first time and had a lovely time! It is brilliant for young kids and family. Keith,a young gent who works there gave us few bugs to hold ! That was amazing. We recomend it and will be back!

Thank Marko S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we got a season ticket s and each time we have gone it's different.The staff are first class, very patient when dealing with the children, allowing them to feed and handle various animals and taking time to explain and teach way beyond the allotted time.My...More

Thank 2111Donald
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our 8-month-old and it was such fun!Our baby was so amazed and entertained by all the butterflies around her (and so were we). Literally dozens of different species. Such a great experience. There was also a "petting zoo" where you got to touch...More

Thank Shazer M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

took the grandkids as the youngest is doing a Rainforest project at school and this is an ideal place to let him feel the humidity of the rainforest! Reasonably pricey for a family for what it is, but lots to do and see that makes...More

Thank Janet H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

2nd visit to Butterfly World (last one two years ago) and it was just as interesting and as fun a place as we remembered. Lots of things to see; the butterflies themselves obviously, the tortoises, the spiders, the snakes, etc and all manner of creepy...More

Thank William M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with family and a little one the other day, always loved this place and glad to see it’s still so popular, the staff are amazing and I love how they all seem to enjoy working there with the pets and the public!! Definitely...More

Thank r8sk
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best butterfly thingy I have been to lots of flyers and a wide variety. Staff very knowledgeable and helpful. Oh! and they have got quails!!!! thety are sooo cute. so good we went twice!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my 4 year old here as close to where we are staying. Both myself and my partner assumed we'd be in and out in about 30min. More like 3.5hours! Absolutely fantastic experience, Kev was really engaging and knowledgeable with the tortoise and chameleon. One...More

Thank cowen84
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Grandparents, father, children aged four years and six years all enjoyed a varied mixture of butterflies and snakes, lizards and bugsa good family outings. Dead inspection hive of bees did not go down well.

Thank Gannets
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Visited here last week with my 3year old and she had a great time. Staff were really friendly and took time to explain and show the insects to her and she loved it. Will hopefully visit again soon.

Thank Steven D
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tanam009
February 2, 2018|
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Response from dcollins6 | Reviewed this property |
No Idea, I assume this information would be on their website. We were 2Adults & 2 Children
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scottishlassie64
February 26, 2015|
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Response from Manfialba | Reviewed this property |
Best to call as it can vary a little. Great experience for adults and kids alike.
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