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Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo

#4 of 30 things to do in Ross-on-Wye Features Animals
Symonds Yat West, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6DA, England
+44 1600 890360
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Fascinating butterflies

The butterfly museum was a great visit and we saw some very beautiful butterflies. There was a lot... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lynda B
Buxton, United Kingdom
lovely butterfly farm -parking rip off!

We visited the Wye Valley visitor centre on 12/04/17. We paid £3 for the parking and we purchased... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Liz W
Newport, United Kingdom
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Symonds Yat West, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6DA, England
+44 1600 890360
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The butterfly museum was a great visit and we saw some very beautiful butterflies. There was a lot of information as well as being able to see the butterflies at close quarters. I enjoyed being able to sit and watch the butterflies feeding on the...More

Thank Lynda B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the Wye Valley visitor centre on 12/04/17. We paid £3 for the parking and we purchased tickets for crazy golf and entrance to butterfly farm. They kept the parking ticket and I questioned this asking for it to put in car to show...More

1  Thank Liz W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately parking too complicated and too expensive. Also worried about timing and possibility of fines. This attraction surely doomed. Pity!

1  Thank Katharine H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

ANPR cameras remember to pay and display covering the time you took to park or it's a £100 fine for you.

1  Thank Gary C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be warned. This is still the same charming place it has always been where with patience and a bit of sunshine, you can spend hours there coming back and forth between the maze, the butterflies and the mini golf. Looking at the sheep in the...More

8  Thank James H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spend a few hours here was ok, th advertised cafe was closed. Made a slight mistake with my number plate on machine and a £100 arrived by post, zoo refused the help. PARK OUTSIDE

9  Thank Marcus B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small 'greenhouse' full of butterflies, but lovely for our little girl to get up close to some huge butterflies without loads of people. Quite expensive for fifteen minutes for a family visit, especially with parking extra, but you can use the parking ticket to...More

3  Thank Natasha T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last week I received a fine after spending the day at the above attraction. We paid for car parking at the machine noting the time on my phone. After visiting the zoo, the maze, and playing golf we had a picnic. The time was now...More

8  Thank nbert4838
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have a 4 year old and a 9 month baby and my husband left me in the car with the children while he went into the Butterfly house to find out how much it costs to visit and whether they sell sandwiches in shop...More

10  Thank happytravellers575
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once or twice a year we visit our grandchildren in South Wales. We always stopped here for a cup of tea and would go to the gift shop to buy presents for the girls ,as they love butterflies. We would only stay for less than...More

8  Thank alanhU8183ER
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Hi, Karyn. What would you like to know about this attraction?
16 April 2017|
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Response from Chopalina | Reviewed this property |
It's not a zoo but a butterfly house only. It is too hot inside for dogs so they wouldn't be allowed, as it's a little like a sauna. It's not big so you could go in and leave someone with your dog outside. The most you could... More
Sue C
Are there good facilities here cafe toilets etc
25 July 2016|
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Response from cherhowells | Reviewed this property |
yes there are toilets and a cafe , also two pubs that serve teas ,coffees and meals with gardens within walking distance