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Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo

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Fun visit.

We really enjoyed our visit. Butterflies were beautiful. The maze had us thinking. The golf was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Birthday outing

We had a lovely day here for my sons birthday, the online offer was a bargain at just £5.50 for 3... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2019
Talybont-on-Usk, United Kingdom
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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
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All reviews magnifying glass beautiful butterflies crazy golf mini golf hedge maze butterflies flying different species green house other attractions few hours value for money combined ticket lovely experience great fun couple of hours tea room year olds
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great place to visit. So many beautiful Butterflies there flying around , such vivid colours . Well worth a visit if you are in the area

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here to take pictures of the many and varied butterflies on show. The staff were friendly and willing to answer questions. Car parking and entrance fees more than reasonable. Although I was on my own the families attending seemed to be having a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank harry843
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last August, with my wife and daughter who cares for her mother, we saw the adverts outside of the Butterfly Zoo. Because of my wife's Dementia I thought it was ideal for her. After making enquiries we left after 10 minutes without making any payment....More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank harrydianec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this after looking for things to do in the Wye area. Went with my boyfriend and paid for all 3 activities, the butterflies, and crazy golf and the maze. We came early and it was nice and quiet and had the golf and maze...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MLOwens08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely visit but 10 days later got a £100 fine- you need to know that you start to get charged from the moment you pull off the main road until the moment you leave and get back on the main road. We arrived...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank Camjn04
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit. Butterflies were beautiful. The maze had us thinking. The golf was fun. You get out of it what you put in. Only downside was no hot drinks on site in the middle of the winter season but luckily the hotel...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank once-in-a-81u3m00n
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely day here for my sons birthday, the online offer was a bargain at just £5.50 for 3 activities. The staff were all very friendly and we really enjoyed being able to bring our own picnic and sit in the picnic refuge....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 82HaM
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Beautiful part of the World, the piece and tranquility of the River Wye spoilt by unpleasant staff and owner of the Camping site. Beware of the camera charging you for parking when you have paid, keep receipts because you will get an invoice 3 months...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank gnselly77
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Take a camera with a zoom if possible. Tropical plants increase the atmosphere, good for children and has a big shop.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DotfromLondon
Reviewed November 15, 2018

There are alot of reports of this at this site. We went here and were OK but everyone in the car park was talking about it. I found this info useful: Private companies can issue parking tickets and may call them Parking Charge Notices, but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Cheryl L
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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|
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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|
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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