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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Butterfly Forest at Twycross Zoo

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 10:00 to 18:00

Get up close and personal with dazzlingly beautiful butterflies in our new 576m2 tropical Butterfly Forest exhibit.

Marvel as you take the scenic path around the huge walkthrough, gaining an insight into the fascinating life cycle of a butterfly from egg to pupae, and then caterpillar to butterfly as you go.

Be sure to check yourself in the mirror before you leave to make sure none have landed on you!

Age limits or guidance

Suitable for all

Cost details

Adult £17.22, Concession £15.10, Child £12.90 (online)

Accessibility

https://twycrosszoo.org/visit-us/accessibility/

Did you know?

Ommatidia

Dragonfly compound eyes are made of up to 30,000 separate facets or 'ommatidia'.

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