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Butterfly World

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Yarm Road | Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 3RH, England
+44 1642 791414
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Butterfly world is a small attraction located inside Preston Park. The park itself contains a big... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jon S
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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A wonderful experience

On a wet and windy day we had planned to go to Saltholm Nature Reserve (also wonderful) but opted... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dorothy2109
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Paris
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Yarm Road | Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 3RH, England
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+44 1642 791414
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"beautiful butterflies"
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"preston park"
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"quail"
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"butterflies flying"
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"different species"
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"meerkat enclosure"
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"meer cats"
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"koi carp"
in 9 reviews
"butterfly area"
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"worth a visit"
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"taking photos"
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"lovely place"
in 13 reviews
"gift shop"
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"rainy day"
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"per adult"
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"butterfly house"
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"well worth the money"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Butterfly world is a small attraction located inside Preston Park. The park itself contains a big play park for all ages, a woodland walk, a museum, cafe, parking including overflow parking and of course butterfly world. Outside of butterfly world the building looks rather small...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a wet and windy day we had planned to go to Saltholm Nature Reserve (also wonderful) but opted for the warmth of Butterfly World. What a great decision! We spent two hours marvelling at the whole set up..exotic plants, a huge variety of colourful...More

Thank Dorothy2109
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MichelleW1981, Manager at Butterfly World, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your very kind review, It was an absolute pleasure to talk to you both yesterday and we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit 😊 We do hope to see you again before our 27th Anniversary! Michelle 🦋

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here one weekday when I had my in-laws visiting and we had planned on a walk around the park but stumbled upon the Butterfly house so we went in. What an amazing place and so informative. There was loads more than butterflies. We saw...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the fifth or sixth butterfly house I've been to and they all basically stock pretty much the same 9 or 10 species out of of the gazillion types you might see in the "wild". I probably therefore sound a little jaundiced but to...More

Thank Rod G
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We visited on Good Friday when weather wasn't forecast to be great and so I was surprised to see it wasn't as busy as I was expecting! Reasonably priced entrance fee, visit can be anything up to an hour. It's very warm inside for the...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

My youngsters love this, the butterflies are beautiful. Theres quite a variety to see, the plants are fabulous. Of course it's very warm in there, it's supposed to be a tropical environment. As you wander you may see chrysalis hanging. I bumped into the man...More

Thank Bubblefish77
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

My daughter just loves to visit. The only thing is the heat which isn't great in the Summer but this is due to the heat required for the animals. But just a passing comment. It is situated in the beautiful grounds of Preston Park and...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Butterfly world is a lovely and unique place to visit. The creatures are beautiful, it is fairly priced, and the staff are friendly. However, I was upset by how little space the corn snake had. It was desperate to break free from its enclosure and...More

3  Thank Chloe Anne B
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We visited butterfly world on Good Friday. Free parking. Well signposted. Very nice place to visit. Great for people of all ages. Beautifully maintained plants with all kinds of species. The butterflies from around the world were a delight and so many different types. There...More

Thank sandrac58
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Spent an hour in this hidden gem. Be prepared for the humidity inside but the walk around with many varieties of butterflies was truly outstanding. Staff gave advice a few days prior with taking cameras inside due to the cold weather so I was able...More

1  Thank Tricia1563
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Kayla1267
3 May 2018|
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Response from MichelleW1981 | Property representative |
We are within the grounds of Preston Park, there is a children’s play area, cafe and museum in addition to Butterfly World. Thank you
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sunshinereviews
1 May 2018|
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Response from MichelleW1981 | Property representative |
Yes a 1 year old would be free of charge 😊
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julie g
27 March 2018|
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Response from MichelleW1981 | Property representative |
Yes we are open 7 days a week including bank holidays. Our opening hours are 10 till 4:30 everyday. Thank you
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