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Magic of Life Butterfly House, Aberystwyth

(1.8/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
The Magic of Life Butterfly House displays tropical plants and butterflies and is open to the public from Easter to the end of October. In the reception room there are giant beetles, mantids and other insects on show. Staff freely volunteer information about the plants and insects giving a personal edge to a visit.

Outside there is a comprehensive collection of wildlife plants along with many rare and unusual exotics.

The butterfly house is located in the stunning scenery of the Rheidol Valley in Mid Wales. It was set up by Neil Gale, a botanist who has visited many of the rain forest areas of the world.
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  • Interesting place with nice staff ... very humid obviously to recreate butterflys' ambient... a good range of butterflies 
  • The butterfly house is set in an outstanding location overlooking a reservoir in the valley. Upon entering the polly tunnel I was greeted with many butterflies gently flying from one tropical plant to...  more »
  • A little on the expensive side but to see the kids faces when they can actually hold the butterflies its well worth it. If your wanting to take pictures with dslr cameras then they need to be in there...  more »