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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Butterfly House - Plas Pilipala - at National Botanic Garden of Wales

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:00 to 18:00

This hot and steamy glasshouse is alive with a kaleidoscope of colourful butterflies from across the tropical world.

Highlights include

  • Huge blue Amazonian morphos
  • Great eggfly butterflies that swoop past palms and orchids
  • Butterflies with see-through wings
  • Butterflies that mimic the colours of poisonous bugs
  • A butterfly feeding area (the Butterfly Café) where diners include the Postman, the Tree Nymph, Sara Longwing and Doris
  • Special butterfly family activities throughout the school summer holidays

Where is it?

Plas Pilipala is the huge glasshouse inside the Double Walled Garden.

Age limits or guidance

Suitable for all

Cost details

Adult £11, Concession £9, Child £5

Accessibility

https://botanicgarden.wales/visit/accessibilty/

Did you know?

Spiracles

Insects breathe through spiracles, abdominal openings to air spaces within the insect body.

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