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Seaforde Tropical Butterfly House

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Lovely day out.

Not the cheapest. £27 for 2 adults and 2 kids to see butterflies and maze & gardens. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Belfast, United Kingdom
via mobile
Particularly good for small children

Very well kept with excellent friendly staff(Colleen,Paddy&Jay) A good place to take children up to... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Garry H
Castlewellan, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

A wonderful Christmas wreath workshop in the beautiful cafe set in the gardens. I cannot wait to return to sample the delicious menu. Thank you for hosting a great event. Looking forward to the next one.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lucinda K
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We went today to visit. The butterfly house itself is good. However, the gardens are not suitable for wheelchairs or prams. They state they are wheelchair friendly, they are not! Also with a 14 month old baby the pram was very difficult to push around...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbsdohrey
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Not a place I would ever have considered visiting before but as the father of a butterfly loving 3r old daughter it was an easy decision to stop off on the way to Newcastle. Very glad we did. It may not be the cheapest, or...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank scorryuk
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I must say this is a great place for a family visit, with something for everyone, from the educational aspects for those so inclined, to the stunning beauty of the creatures. One can learn a lot about butterflies and other insects, as well as reptiles....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GlisGlis888
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Not the cheapest. £27 for 2 adults and 2 kids to see butterflies and maze & gardens. Lovely selection of butterflies to see along with fish and turtles and insects. The gardens are lovely and nice for a picnic. Maze good fun. Not the easiest....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank staceygibson83
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We visited here recently with an extended family group including small children and teens. It is a nice place and the butterflies are interesting and fun to see. The houses are small though and the exhibits very limited. The maze is interesting although it incurs...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PatMurff
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Very well kept with excellent friendly staff(Colleen,Paddy&Jay) A good place to take children up to age of 10 I guess as there is plenty to see...I will definitely be back.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Garry H
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Butterflies were lovely but a very small house. Rest of exhibits were very disappointing and not as many as expected. Expensive for the short time it took us to go round. Had our 2 grandsons with us and wouldn't be rushing back!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Liz D
Reviewed 20 August 2018

was lovely walking through the butterflys, never been to anywere like this before! Gorgeous gardens to walk around with an old castle & a maze. very enjoyable day!

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Really nice place. The bitterly house is amazing with many colorful butterflies. AT the back of the house there are beautiful gardens with the maze -so much fun to find your way into the center and back. Really nice place. You can watch and admire...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Helena Z
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Louise F
14 July 2018|
Response from Helen914 | Reviewed this property |
Hi While dogs are not allowed into the butterfly house our dog was allowed to sit with us at the outdoor cafe area. I rang in advance to check and the cafe owner said we were welcome to sit outside with our dog.
2 April 2018|
Response from robertkN9790SQ |
I was there today and they were very active
20 May 2017|
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Response from trin0209 | Reviewed this property |
I think the main butterfly house would be accessible. Don't know about gardens