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Magic of Life Butterfly House

#10 of 33 things to do in Aberystwyth Features Animals
Next to Statkraft Visitor Centre | CwmRheidol, Aberystwyth SY23 3NB, Wales
+44 1970 880928
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stunning butterflies- very enjoyable outing and informative! easy to find off the main road out of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ursula S
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Djibuti, Djibouti, Djibouti
Basic but an amazing and interesting visit!

On arrival it can be a bit confusing to find the Butterfly house, as it is behind the Statkraft... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Soozyv
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Bromley
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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 biologists.
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Next to Statkraft Visitor Centre | CwmRheidol, Aberystwyth SY23 3NB, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago

stunning butterflies- very enjoyable outing and informative! easy to find off the main road out of aberystwyth travelling east

Thank Ursula S
Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival it can be a bit confusing to find the Butterfly house, as it is behind the Statkraft visitor centre. Yes, this venue is quite small and basic. However, it was raining so we figured we had time to kill- so, we went in...More

Thank Soozyv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in and out in 15 minutes. It was basically a small poly tunnel with the first third the place to pay and little shop

Thank mndavies2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is very small but perfectly formed. As you enter and pay there are some small creatures to look at and the staff are very informative, lifting lids so photos can be taken. It is amazing to enter the butterfly area as there are...More

Thank JKN101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing to see such large and colourful butterflies and lovely to be in the warm butterfly house. The views the Rheidol Valley to the Statkraft visitor centre are stunning and a cup of tea and cake at the visitor centre lovely.

Thank Doleos
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Essentially it is a hot tent next to a power station, in itself this is fine, but whilst inside the make shift butterfly sauna, there seemed to be a limited variety of butterflies. It is also important to bear in mind that due to the...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Lovely place set up to help educate and bring both kids and adults closer to nature. Whilst the house itself isnt huge, it can fill with around 400 butterflies in the summer! But what made our trip was chatting to the owner who was clearly...More

Thank Tetleyteainacup
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Stuck for something to show our visitors, we spent several hours in this small hothouse as there were so many lovely creatures to see! Cafe nearby. Well worth a visit.

Thank greengilbo55
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Located in a lovely area with stunning views over the Rheidol Valley there is a lovely walk around the lake and if your feeling a bit more adventurous some great walks up through the woods with great views down the valley, very peaceful.

Thank ajenkins593
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Interesting place with nice staff ... very humid obviously to recreate butterflys' ambient... a good range of butterflies

Thank David S
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phillipholmes06
How much is the entrance fee for two adults, next month?
21 October 2016|
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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
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