Magic of Life Butterfly House, Aberystwyth

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#10 of 12 in Zoos & Aquariums in Wales
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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  • Magic of Life is a wonderful little place in a beautiful location. It was such a joy to take time to relax with butterflies fluttering around me. The staff have such a passion for the project and I re...  more »
  • Only went because it was snowing. It is quite small but worth a visit. The young lady on reception was very helpful and being able to wander to my hearts content was amazing.  more »
  • This is a lovely dog friendly attraction, perfect for a wet day. Yes it is quite small as others have mentioned but I really enjoyed walking around gently picking up the butterflies and admiring their...  more »

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