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Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm -

Address

Swan's Nest Lane
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 7LS

Contact

Tel : +44 01789 299288
Fax : +44 01789 415878

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Prices

Family
£18.50

Child
£5.25

Concession
£5.75

adult
£6.25

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

Upcoming Events

february half term
13 Feb 2016 - 21 Feb 2016 View event
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Recent News

Stunning butterflies increase in numbers during half term!

During the spring half term from Saturday 13 – Sunday 21 February there will be an increase in the number of stunning butterflies flying within the flight area at Stratford Butterfly Farm. Normally there are around 1,500 butterflies but this will increase to over 2,000 due to the longer daylight hours and careful sourcing from the butterfly farmers in the tropics.

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posted 08/02/2016 12:00:00

Half term & Halloween fun at Stratford Butterfly Farm!

The Stratford Butterfly Farm is hosting a number of activities for children during the half term from Saturday 24 October - Sunday 1 November. Children of all ages can follow the Jungle Explorers Map and Trail to discover gruesome and interesting facts about the amazing creatures that inhabit the Farm.

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posted 08/10/2015 07:00:00

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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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