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Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm -


Swan's Nest Lane
CV37 7LS


Tel : +44 01789 299288
+44 01789 415878

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Stratford-upon-Avon's Butterfly Farm is the UK's largest tropical butterfly paradise. Rain or shine, discover many of the world's most beautiful butterflies in an exotic environment of tropical blossom with splashing waterfalls and fish-filled pools. Watch in awe as hundreds of spectacular and vibrantly coloured butterflies fly and feed around you.

See the amazing lifecycle of a butterfly in action in the Caterpillar Room. Some of the world's largest and most camouflaged caterpillars are on show with cocoons, giant silk moths and shining pupae hanging on the plants. The Butterfly Farm has the largest live insect display in Europe. Observe the fascinating and strange in Insect City where stick insects, beetles and praying mantids. Marvel at the size of giant millipedes, snails and crabs in the mini-beast section. Get close to the deadly and dangerous behind the safety of glass in Arachnoland, home to the world's largest spider and a rainforest scorpion colony

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Stratford Butterfly Farm welcomes ten new Mousebirds!

Ten new Mousebirds with spiky funky hair are the latest addition to the Stratford Butterfly Farm. This is the first time the butterfly farm has kept mousebirds which are settling in well and getting on with the other bird species that inhabit the farm.

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posted 25/03/2014 14:00:00

Last chance to see Giant Atlas Moths this year at the Stratford Butterfly Farm!

Visitors to the Stratford Butterfly Farm will be able to see up to 50 stunning Giant Atlas Moths before they hibernate for the winter during the October half term. The Giant Moth is considered to be the largest moth in the world with a wingspan of up to 30cms. Scientifically known as Attacus atlas, the moth originates from South East Asia.

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posted 25/10/2013 15:00:00



By Road

Located on the south bank of the River Avon opposite the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, easily accessible from the town centre, just five minutes walk away. Car parking is available outside the site entrance. Onsite parking for disabled only.

By Public Transport

Nearest station: Stratford-upon-Avon is 2 miles

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm - Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm -
Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm - Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm -

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm facilities include:

  • Dogs restrictions
  • First aid facilities
  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor event/attraction
  • Smoking not permitted
  • Demonstrations given
  • Guided tours available for groups
  • Suitable for families
  • Suitable for young children
  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Group discounts available (min group size)
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted
  • Off site parking
  • Approx length of visit
  • Groups accepted
  • Special group rates

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm accessibility includes:

  • Audible alarm system
  • Clear signage throughout attraction, eg colour contrast, large letters, pictograms
  • Contrast markings on glass doors and full-height windows
  • Designated parking within about 50 metres of main entrance
  • Disability awareness training for all personnel
  • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside main entrance
  • Flat route with no steps from parking area to entrance
  • Level access, ramp or lift to ticket issuing point

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