Encounter the exotic and discover a wild family day out at the Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre.
Meet lemurs, meerkats, owls, otters, snakes, and other amazing animals during unforgettable animal encounters throughout the day. Take your seat for spectacular displays, featuring free-flying birds of prey, parrots and charismatic mammals.
Explore the indoor rainforest; home to butterflies, birds, bats, crocodiles and creepy-crawlies from around the world and meet and feed the friendly residents of the Farm Barn.
Get closer than ever before to some of the most popular animals in the award-winning Wilderness Walk-through, and get a selfie with a dinosaur!
Pre-booked school and group visits are welcome, and VIP Experience Days and Animal Adoptions are available to purchase.
The Realm of Camelot adventure playground, outdoor Wet Play Area, and indoor Activity and Craft Centre will entertain children in all weathers, and popular themed events take place throughout the year.
Facilities include a Picnic Room, Jungle Gift Shop, pre-bookable Party Room, and a modern Butterfly Café, serving freshly prepared hot and cold food, and handmade cakes. Or why not visit Lottie’s Coffee Lounge, serving hot & cold drinks, milkshakes, snacks including sandwiches, toasties, and paninis, pasta and salad boxes, and desserts including cake, and ice cream! Or treat yourself to an Afternoon Tea for £8.95 per child, £14.75 per adult, booking in advance required online. Open from 9am daily, wildlife centre admission not required to enter.
The Tropical Butterfly House is open from 10am daily, and is located just 5 minutes from M1, junction 31, with free car parking.
Head to www.butterflyhouse.co.uk to plan your visit.
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Under 2's: Free
Explorer Family Pass (2 adults, 2 children): £44.40
Ranger Family Pass (2 adults, 3 children): £52.70
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
Booking & Payment Details
- Credit cards accepted (no fee)
- On-site light refreshments
- Baby changing facilities
- Children welcome
- Education/study area
- Facilities for groups
- Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
- Gift shop
- Public toilets
- Smoking not allowed
- Telephone (public)
- Regional Tourist Board Member
- Accepts groups
- Coach parties accepted
* Please see www.butterflyhouse.co.uk for current opening times.
Map & Directions
From North/South Leave M1 motorway at junction 31 and take A57 (signposted Worksop). Follow road, passing Red Lion pub on right. Turn left at 2nd set of traffic lights (B6060, signposted Dinnington). Follow road and, at brow of hill turn right just before The Cutler pub and carry on along Woodsetts Road. The Butterfly House is approx ½ mile out of village of North Anston on left side of road. Ample free car parking right outside the entrance. From East Exit A1 taking A57 (signposted Worksop), 5 miles beyond Worksop turn right onto B6060 (signposted Dinnington), then follow route from North/South. From West Follow A57 from Sheffield to junction with M1 motorway (31). At roundabout take 2nd exit (A57) towards Worksop then follow route from North/South. Accessible by Public Transport: Kiveton Park station is 3 miles away.