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Magic of Life Butterfly House

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wellings family

nice place bit small very hot not suitable for small in pushchair as there is not a lot of moving... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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Lovely butterflies

Lovely experience of the butterflies. Lovely to see them free and flying. Had a few land on us... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a small polly tunnel not very big at all. Disappointed I suppose at how small it was as the visit was over in 30 minutes and really was over in 15 minutes! So for that reason the price is costly. However you do...More

Thank awayfromhome1970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

nice place bit small very hot not suitable for small in pushchair as there is not a lot of moving space small children got bored and didnt like the butterflies landing on them cafe was a bit over priced but ok if u want a...More

Thank tmwellings
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to go to chill out food is very nice it's not to pricey staff are very friendly would go again

Thank audreybasnett57
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Should be on everyone's itinerary when visiting Aberystwyth, for locals entertaining guests, or just as a relaxing afternoon out. Very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable staff help to make your visit educational as well as enthralling. Lovely collection of giant butterflies and moths, and other exotic...More

Thank Seb C
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Small and compact butterfly house near the head of the stunning Rheidol Valley. Beautiful butterflies from around the world on display with informative displays and identity charts. Host very welcoming and obviously very passionate. Butterflies can be handled with care with the owl butterflies being...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Lovely experience of the butterflies. Lovely to see them free and flying. Had a few land on us which was lovely. Unfortunately the £8 each price is quite steep for only ten minutes but if you are in the area well worth the visit

Thank sarahjaycy1981
Reviewed 20 September 2018

getting in touch with beautiful 'pili palas' from around the world , my wife loves butterfly so we had to make this a part of our trip - she wasn't disappointed ,so many wonderfully coloured creatures in one place . educational and fabulous .

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Superb attraction, really enjoyed our visit and look forward to visiting again some time. Only comment would be that for some of our visit the place was filled with badly behaved children, in one case the mother openly and loudly encouraging her kid to try...More

Thank danhanson1985
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Nice place but expected more for the £8.00 admission charge. Butterfly house very small but the is alot of butterflies to see.Think the charge was a little expensive for what we saw

Thank Caroljohnsteveemily
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We were under the illusion the place would’ve been in a larger dome so naturally with the walkways and visitors it became somewhat cosy and we were feeling fragile as not to brush by butterflies. We purposely lapped the walk ways more to feel as...More

Thank Keryka77
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21 June 2018|
Response from trickynicky63 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is plenty of parking space available. It was free when I visited in January 2018.
21 October 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