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Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World

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Dobbies Garden World | Lasswade, Midlothian, Lasswade EH18 1AZ, Scotland
+44 131 663 4932
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Butterflies, Reptiles, Insects and Giftshop...paradise indeed

Driving down to Yorkshire we stopped here for a short while. The chill outside was forgotten as we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sukanya D
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Absolutely Fantastic .....

We visited here this week & I must say, much to my surprise, it was Absolutely Fantastic! It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert S
Paisley, United Kingdom
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Dobbies Garden World | Lasswade, Midlothian, Lasswade EH18 1AZ, Scotland
+44 131 663 4932
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving down to Yorkshire we stopped here for a short while. The chill outside was forgotten as we stepped into the hot and humid butterfly enclosure...a tropical hothouse of sorts with eggs, caterpillars and pupae all over the place...and lovely butterflies at all stages of...More

Thank Sukanya D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here this week & I must say, much to my surprise, it was Absolutely Fantastic! It proved a great day out, the Staff here are exceptionally friendly, knowledgeable & more than willing to give you information & point out things as you walk...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A spur of the moment choice on a weekend away. So many different varieties of butterfly and the other animals are a great addition. The handler we spoke to about a couple things was very knowledgeable and was quite happy to speak to us. The...More

Thank Susan14Scotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Edinburgh Butterfly and insect world while we were on our way home from the Fringe festival. We were advised to visit by a friend and are glad we did. After paying a reasonable admission, we entered the venue and was greeted instantly...More

Thank Dazad76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our way to Biggar we decided to take a small detour and visit Dobbies garden centre where the butterfly centre is. This was an outstanding experience and we spent lots of time looking at an array of butterfly's flying around us .I would recommend...More

Thank besharp1948
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited here again with my daughter who is nearly 3 now and this is the second time in a year we have been. The center has been updated since our last minute and I felt there were a lot more butterflies and insects than...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to Butterfly and Insect World on our way home from Edinburgh and thought it was totally amazing and interesting there were so many beautiful butterflies we saw some insects and we were there in time to see the snakes being handled, the kids...More

Thank 572ann50
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

First visit with the kids, feel for the price of admission that it doesn't take very long to get around and see everything. A fantastic variety of butterflies to see as well as the reptiles, my wife got to hold a tarantula which I didn't...More

Thank Campbell R
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Took our youngest granddaughter to see the butterflies. Great afternoon. The reptile section though not being massive was interesting, The talks by the staff and the interaction session was really good and our granddaughter loved it but her favourite bit was the butterfly area which...More

Thank DannyM52
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful morning with a group for work, really friendly helpful staff and a nice chilled atmosphere. Staff member responsible for our group very knowledgeable and was able to answer all the questions thrown at him with a smile on his face, which is always a...More

Thank carriegeddes89
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27 February 2015|
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Response from Manfialba | Reviewed this property |
Best to call as it can vary a little. Great experience for adults and kids alike.