National Insect Week returns in 2020
Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 10:00 to 17:00
Exotic Plants and Butterflies in the stunning Rheidol Valley
What you'll see ...
Hundreds of colourful butterflies
Giant caterpillars and bizarre insects
Collections of rare and endangered plants
Woodlands, walks and waterfalls nearby in the stunning Rheidol Valley
There is a car park on site with designated disability spaces. The venue is wheelchair-friendly with ramps and slopes where necessary. There are toilets with disability facilities located at the Rheidol Visitor Centre and Power Station.
Female water snipe flies Atherix ibis clasp each other and cluster in big round aggregations on the end of branches overhanging rivers – males entering the swarms are mated repeatedly until they die. The females then lay their eggs in to the water – and all die still in their tight aggregations.