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Magic of Life Butterfly House

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Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Lots of butterflies to watch and handle. Lovely place with a really nice guy running it. Great stop... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2018
Laura-Ashley H
Castleford, United Kingdom
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We had so much fun here ☺️🦋💜

The whole family (5 years old up to 76 years old) spent well over an hour here & would definitely... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2018
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Walk among free-flying butterflies in a luxuriant tropical display. Hundreds of butterflies as well as giant caterpillars, beetles and leaf insects. Outside there is a well-established native butterfly garden. Free guided tours are available. Run by...more
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Next to Statkraft Visitor Centre | CwmRheidol, Aberystwyth SY23 3NB, Wales
+44 1970 880928
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Visited today got to say overpriced at £8 an adult ,they let too many people in at one time so you could hardly move ,the shop was very dissapointing selling tat ,we spent £17 in 15 minutes which is not value for money ,however 10...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Lots of butterflies to watch and handle. Lovely place with a really nice guy running it. Great stop off on my birthday whilst in the area and dog friendly too! Lovely walk close by if you don’t mind going up hill!!

Thank Laura-Ashley H
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

The whole family (5 years old up to 76 years old) spent well over an hour here & would definitely visit again! Neil & company are so friendly & full of insightful knowledge, we was given a guided tour of the butterfly house from exotic...More

Thank Purplelight7
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

We chose to visit here while on holiday, We only read the reviews while travelling there and began to doubt our choice. Needn't have worried though, what a great find...the journey to it was beautiful. And the place itself although smaller than most was petfect...the...More

Thank Ali W
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Came with my wife for her birthday as we were staying nearby. She loves doing these types of things and this was absolutlety perfect. Was really great experience for both of us. Spent best part of an hour in here and saw all different kinds...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Best butterfly enclosure we have visited by far. Lots of butterflies, lost of activity, not huge in size but the amount of butterflies in the place is amazing and how many are active is crazy. The butterflies come and land on you, you can pick...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner stopped off here on a whim whilst holidaying nearby and we loved it!! I was devastated when I read some of the other reviews on here. This place is a true hidden gem. Not only is it fascinating to watch the...More

2  Thank ChiefHalfoat
Reviewed May 9, 2018

We very nearly didn't visit the Butterfly House after reading some of the reviews on this site. And what a treat we would have missed. The people who complain that it's "Just a poly tunnel" obviously haven't appreciated the fact that if it was much...More

1  Thank dianarh2016
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

This was truly a magical day for my family. Loads of beautiful butterflies flying about and the people who worked there were so friendly. Cannot wait for the next visit. Please see picture of my young son enjoy the day.

1  Thank catrindavies1986
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Took our 6 month old here whilst holidaying in Borth (she’d previously loved Stratford’s butterfly farm). Whilst we didn’t expect it to be to the scale of Stratford’s, we did expect more than one small poly tunnel for the price! We both paid £8, walked...More

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June 21, 2018|
Response from trickynicky63 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is plenty of parking space available. It was free when I visited in January 2018.
October 21, 2016|
Response from Rockydog D | Reviewed this property |
Looking at their website they close on 1st November for the winter- up till then £7.50 each. They opened on March 24th this year