Stratford Butterfly Farm
Hundreds of the world’s most spectacular and colourful butterflies populate the lush tropical landscape of the UK’s largest live butterfly and insect exhibit, flitting above splashing waterfalls and fish-filled pools. See the strange and fascinating Insect City: a bustling metropolis of stick insects, beetles and other insects. Arachnoland features big spiders, scorpions and other troublesome terrors.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
- Parking nearby
- Fully accessible
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year, daily 10-6 (winter 10-dusk). Closed 25 Dec. Please check website for last entry times as vary seasonally
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About the area
The sparkle of sunlight on a gentle river as it meanders through beautiful countryside; the reflections of sailing boats on a lake; relaxing with a pint in the garden of an old English pub in a picturesque village; brightly coloured narrow boats making their way through a flight of lock gates; the imposing silhouette of an historic castle. These are the scenes that make Warwickshire a delight.
There may be few seriously high hills in this fertile plain, but it is an area full of attractive walking in rolling countryside, blessed with a fascinating history and wonderful places and buildings to visit. This is Shakespeare’s county, and the footprint of the famous Bard appears almost everywhere. He was born and brought up around the beautiful Warwickshire town of Stratford-upon-Avon, and many of his plays draw upon his own experiences in the area.
Warwickshire has a history that embraces the Civil War, castles and large country houses are scattered over the county. Warwick Castle is the home of the Earl of Warwick, Kenilworth Castle was a stronghold for lords and kings of England in the 11th and 12th centuries, and so the list goes on.
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