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Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo

#5 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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Well worth the admission. Beautiful butterflies. Sit down for an hour and get back some inner... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Parking scam

We traveled up from Bristol to visit Symonds Yat and not being from the area pulled into this car... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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The Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo provides an ideal space to experience beautiful, free-flying, tropical butterflies!Use our identification sheets to find out about our butterflies & hunt for caterpillars and chrysalis along the way!We are ideally set in the Wye Valley, next to The aMazing Hedge Puzzle, Wye Valley Miniature Golf & Wye Valley Warfare Laser Ops! Check our website for online offers!
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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Symonds Yat West, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6DA, England
+44 1600 890360
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth the admission. Beautiful butterflies. Sit down for an hour and get back some inner peace! Don't wear a coat!

Thank 4181jay
Reviewed yesterday

We traveled up from Bristol to visit Symonds Yat and not being from the area pulled into this car park to meet family and decide if we wanted to visit. We didn't want to enter the butterfly park as our young kids were asleep in...More

1  Thank Pgwilliams
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is a lovely place but very warm.. my young grandson didnt like it inside so took him out but grand daughter loved it..

Thank Jude0707
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the Butterfly Zoo whilst on holiday with a 6 year old in tow. We wanted a family friendly day out so we headed here. We got there for 10am when it opened and paid £3 for 3 hours parking. We had a voucher...More

Thank Katie8706
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely day I spent with my family here . My daughter and I absolutely loved the butterflies so magical

Thank thegriswaldsWales
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maze very short and simple. Mini golf a bit shabby and very crowded. Save your money and go for a lovely walk along the River Wye.

1  Thank jonathan p
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This venue is now a front for a parking scam. Don't fall for it. Don't stop even for a minute. Shame as it used be a nice place to visit.

2  Thank Jez G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yep, yet another 'review' about the car parking situation. Sorry in advance to the butterfly zoo, this is the first bad review I've ever left but this situation is ridiculous. We entered the car park, I stayed in the car whilst my boyfriend went to...More

2  Thank NRB_22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came on a hot day and the temperature was ~29C. I lasted about 5 minutes. However, your ticket allows you to re-enter anytime on the same day. So I came later when it was cloudy and the temperature was much cooler. It is great...More

Thank JonathanIreland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attraction good but parking management shockingly poor. No visible notices in disabled bays and I got fined £100 for driving my disabled mother in law there. Disabled parking is not free but there are not visible notices to tell you that.

2  Thank JohnPByrne
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17 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
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