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Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo

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Address: Symonds Yat West, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6DA, England
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+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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Trip with twins

3.5 year old twins loved it here, there were lots of butterflies to see. Very hot inside so probably best to avoid a very hot day with little ones in tow.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Ruardean, United Kingdom
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Ruardean, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

3.5 year old twins loved it here, there were lots of butterflies to see. Very hot inside so probably best to avoid a very hot day with little ones in tow.

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Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a lovely couple of hours here on the weekend. The children enjoyed exploring and trying to find and identify different types of butterflies using the charts you are given plus having a really close up look with the magnifying glass. Spotted quite a few different types but would have liked to have seen more. Did the hedge maze after... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We like to go once a year. The maze is so much fun, even for grown ups. It's easy to get to and the butterflies are super friendly! Always feel honoured when they land on me.

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

A nice place to visit for a couple of hours. Nice in the winter as the butterfly house is 26 degrees C . A good bit of info so you knew what you were looking at.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the variety of butterflies and the staff were excellent! Easy to find and good parking! Would recommend!

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Stapleford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

You really need to have the whole day at Symonds Yat and see other things to make this worth visiting, as it's quite small. Having said that it was well organised, friendly and everyone enjoyed it. The butterflies were well looked after and each of us was landed on at some point, you can go back in more than once... More 

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Thank Claire L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Four of us visited here. It's with a crazy golf and a maze. Really good overall experience and some amazing butterflies here. You walk on paths through the trees and there's butterflies everywhere. Great for children as amazing to be in amongst them

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Loads of fun for all the family with the addition of crazy golf and a maze. The children will love it in addition to mum, dad and the rest of the family!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Very quaint olde worlde type of place. Nice way to spare a few hours. Stunning butterflies, baby was so excited when they started landing on him!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Had a lovely few hours here, butterflies everywhere, played mini golf and went to the maze. Highly recommend.

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