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Head Keeper with Falcon


There’s always something new happening at The Tropical Butterfly House – keep up to date with all the latest animal antics from Animal Presenter, Heather Scott.

Record amount raised for VulPro to help save endangered Cape Vultures

Record amount raised for VulPro to help save endangered Cape Vultures

The Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and Falconry Centre started a fundraising campaign three months ago and has now raised a record amount for VulPro, a charity based in South Africa working to protect critically endangered vultures. A fundraising evening earlier this month …

Bus Advert Competition





This year, we celebrated our 20th anniversary and it’s amazing how much the park has developed from the small beginnings when there was just the Butterfly House! As a zoo with around 100,000 visitors a year, we’ve come such a long way – but we know there are people …

Introducing baby “Blue”

“Blue” – Photograph by James Davies Photography

We’re pleased to announce a new addition to the centre; this is “Blue”, our Pale Chanting Goshawk (Melierax canorus) who is now almost 7 weeks old. 

During breeding season, males make a tuneful whistling call. This YouTube clip is a recording of the unique sound they make.