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We have themed events throughout the year so there's always something new and fun to discover!

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Normal admission charges apply for our events unless stated otherwise. Some scheduled activities may be weather dependent. Certain crafts and activities may cost extra.

Looking Good February Half Term

11th February 2017 to 26th February 2017 - 10am - 5.30pm
Looking Good February Half Term

Fall in love with the animal world!


Looking Good event activities include:
* Groom a guinea pig in the Guinea Pig Salon
* Tractor Trailer Rides
* Animal Quiz Trail
* Dress up competition
* Give a Valentine's gift to a lemur (£1 with profits going to charity)
* Free crafts in the Activity Centre, paid crafts including face painting
* Plus a full day of animal encounters including talks on butterflies, meerkats, otters, lemurs, parrots, exotic animals, and more!

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Mother's Day Weekend Afternoon Tea offer

25th March 2017 to 26th March 2017 - 11:00am - 3:30pm
Mother's Day Weekend Afternoon Tea offer

Because she's worth it!

Treat your mum to a special Afternoon Tea for Two this Mother’s Day weekend for £36 including admission for two!

Served from 11:00am - 3:30pm in the conservatory (with admittance to the wildlife centre from 10am)

Additional adults: £17.25 per adult including admission, additional children: £16 per child including admission

The Afternoon Tea must be pre-booked and paid for in full, please phone 01909 569416 ext. 24 to book, and advise of any dietary requirements (gluten free option available)

The Tropical Butterfly House is located just 5 minutes from the M1, junction 31, with free car parking

Please note that the Afternoon Tea may be slightly different to the image

Mad about Madagascar Easter Holidays

1st April 2017 to 23rd April 2017 - 10am - 5.30pm
Mad about Madagascar Easter Holidays

Meet our amazing Madagascan species up close!


Meet amazing Madagascan species up close, and take part in the Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday and Monday… follow the trail and hunt for clues to win an Easter Egg!

With daily animal encounters including meet the Easter bunnies and chicks, tractor trailer rides, and Madagascar-themed crafts and activities, there’s sure to be something for everyone!

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Enchanted Fairy Forest Spring Holidays

27th May 2017 to 4th June 2017 - 10am - 5.30pm
Enchanted Fairy Forest Spring Holidays

Magical fun for the young and the young at heart!


The Enchanted Forest and Magical Fairy Garden will delight visitors young and old

Experience a magical fantasy world as you discover tiny pixie dwellings and fairy hideaways, with Fairy Guides on hand to help you explore the forest!

Take part in fairy crafts, activities and games, suitable for all ages

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Father's Day Bushtucker Challenge (no animals harmed)

18th June 2017 - 12:30pm and 2:45pm
Father's Day Bushtucker Challenge (no animals harmed)

Are you brave enough?!

This Father’s Day; children can challenge their fathers to a Bushtucker Challenge with chocolate grubs and sweets with nasty or nice fillings, which will you get?!

The challenge will take place at the end of the Free Flying Bird & Animal Displays at 12:30pm and 14:45pm at the Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and Falconry Centre, rated number 1 on Tripadvisor.
Father’s that succeed in their challenge will win their child a chocolate treat!

Are you brave enough to take part?!

The Bushtucker Challenge registration is on a first come, first serve basis, just mention that you would like to take part at the kiosk on arrival (we're open from 10am)

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Amazing Animals Summer Holidays Event

22nd July 2017 to 5th September 2017 - 10am - 5.30pm
Amazing Animals Summer Holidays Event

Witness the amazing world of animals!

♦ Discover the superhero skills of lemurs, meerkats, owls, snakes and more in close up animal encounters every day of the school holidays!

♦ Take part in superhero crafts and have your face painted in the Activity Centre

♦ Conquer the Realm of Camelot adventure playground or splash about in the Wet Play Park!

♦ Watch the spectacular superhero themed Bird & Animal Display

♦ Wear a superhero outfit and or take part in the amazing animals quiz and you could win a prize!

♦ Visit the Big Red Bus Stack Stop

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Halloween Spooktacular!

21st October 2017 to 5th November 2017 - 10am - 5.00pm (and every weekend in October)
Halloween Spooktacular!

Encounter the exotic and the scary!

Don't miss the Tropical Butterfly House's biggest and best event of the year!

♦ Visit the new Witch’s Cottage and the Haunted House

♦ Brave the ghoulish tractor trailer ride through the Freaky Forest and come face to face with ghosts and monsters!

♦ Watch the bird and animal displays, featuring amazing birds of prey and parrots; hosted by witches!

♦ Carve a pumpkin and join in spooky crafts and activities, suitable for children of all ages

♦ Daily children’s fancy dress competition and unforgettable animal encounters with lemurs, meerkats, otters, birds of prey, snakes and creepy-crawlies throughout the day

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Santa, Elves and Sleigh Bells

23rd December 2017 to 24th December 2017 - 10am-4.30pm
Santa, Elves and Sleigh Bells

Experience a classic family Christmas on 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th December

♦ Take a magical sleigh ride through the wintery woods to meet Santa

♦ See the Farm Barn nativity scene and take part in animal encounters

♦ Visit the Elf Workshop for Christmas Crafts, and enter the Christmas jumper competition

♦ Give a gift to a lemur for £1 with profits going to charity

♦ Enjoy festive food in the Butterfly Café

♦ Browse a selection of stocking fillers in the Jungle Gift Shop, including great value Animal Adoptions and Experiences

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If you would like your child to have a present in Santa's Grotto, please advise at the kiosk, the cost will be £5 per present.

Centre closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day
We are now open New Years Day!

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