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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  • We arrived here and had a lovely lunch. Then it was off to the butterflies. The kids loved it, butterflies landing all over them. They were in seventh heaven. It was a beautiful day and we sat and loo...  more »
  • Friendly and full of pretty butterflies. Lots of people were enjoying that the butterflies were landing on them.  more »
  • yes its a small poly tunnel but filled with beautiful butterflies you can get them to land on you for a close up view .some lovely plants too. staff are knowledge and enthusiastic .well worth a visit ...  more »

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