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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Butterfly World at Preston Park

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:30

We've created a tropical rain forest, with beautiful trees and flowers and 80-120 species of butterfly flying freely around for you to explore!

 

Age limits or guidance

Suitable for all

Cost details

Adult: £4.25, Child: £3.75, OAP: £3.75, Family ticket: £15.50

Did you know?

Most poisonous

There are lots of contenders here – possibly the pretty red and blue rove beetle Paederus – very, very tiny amounts of its poison have been used to cure chronic ulceration in people. Ladybirds are pretty poisonous (and pretty) and can bleed foul-tasting poisonous brightly coloured blood from their knees.