The Stratford upon Avon Butterfly Farm PDF Print E-mail

Stratford-upon-Avon's Butterfly Farm is the UK's largest tropical butterfly paradise. Rain or shine, discover many of the world's most beautiful butterflies in an exotic environment of tropical blossom with splashing waterfalls and fish-filled pools. Watch in awe as hundreds of spectacular and vibrantly coloured butterflies fly and feed around you.

See the amazing lifecycle of a butterfly in action in the Caterpillar Room. Some of the world's largest and most camouflaged caterpillars are on show with cocoons, giant silk moths and shining pupae hanging on the plants. The Butterfly Farm has the largest live insect display in the Europe. Observe the fascinating and strange in Insect City where there are stick insects, beetles and praying mantids. Marvel at the size of giant millipedes, snails and crabs in the mini-beast section. Get close to the deadly and dangerous behind the safety of glass in Arachnoland, home to the world's largest spider, rainforest scorpion colonies and the deadly Black widow spider.

The Facts

Opening hours:

Open every day (except Christmas Day)
10:00am Ð 6:00pm (summertime)
10:00am Ð Dusk (wintertime)


Tel 01789 299288, Fax 01789 415878, e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or visit our website at for further information.

Admission: 2009

Adults £5.75
Seniors & students £5.25
Children (under 3s go free) £4.75
Family (2 adults & 2 children) £16.75

Group discounts are available and include a free guided tour to all pre booked groups of 10+.
Adults £5.25
Seniors & Students £4.75
Children & Teachers £3.80 (one adult free with every 20 children).

Where it is:
Tramway Walk, Swan's Nest Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 7LS
Located on the south bank of the River Avon opposite the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, easily accessible from the town centre, just five minutes walk away. Car parking is available outside the site entrance. On site parking for disabled only.