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Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World

#1 of 3 things to do in Lasswade Features Animals
Dobbies Garden World | Lasswade, Midlothian, Lasswade EH18 1AZ, Scotland
+44 131 663 4932
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First visit with the kids, feel for the price of admission that it doesn't take very long to get... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Campbell R
via mobile
Very enjoyable, interesting visit .

Took our youngest granddaughter to see the butterflies. Great afternoon. The reptile section though... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
DannyM52
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Dobbies Garden World | Lasswade, Midlothian, Lasswade EH18 1AZ, Scotland
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+44 131 663 4932
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First visit with the kids, feel for the price of admission that it doesn't take very long to get around and see everything. A fantastic variety of butterflies to see as well as the reptiles, my wife got to hold a tarantula which I didn't...More

Thank Campbell R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took our youngest granddaughter to see the butterflies. Great afternoon. The reptile section though not being massive was interesting, The talks by the staff and the interaction session was really good and our granddaughter loved it but her favourite bit was the butterfly area which...More

Thank DannyM52
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful morning with a group for work, really friendly helpful staff and a nice chilled atmosphere. Staff member responsible for our group very knowledgeable and was able to answer all the questions thrown at him with a smile on his face, which is always a...More

Thank carriegeddes89
Reviewed 1 week ago

When arriving I was expecting to see just plain butterflies, however much to my surprise, there were turtles, a few different type birds, then there was yet another area that had reptiles in which if you wished you could set up to be able to...More

Thank Kim N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my 3 and 5 year old and we all loved it. What a great place! Loads of stunning butterflies, birds, fish, snakes, spiders and so much more. The staff were amazing, Keith in particular, who approached my children and asked if they wanted...More

Thank lynnirvine272
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with a group of children with additional support needs. Keith was amazing doing a private handling session for the group. Really made our day. Thank you so much!!

Thank 99hjohnson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Butterfly World today with my 5 year old daughter. She absolutely loved the place, we spent almost 3 hours inside, which is some achievement considering it isn't a huge place. Lots and lots of butterflies of various sizes and friendliness to see. We were...More

Thank wynnda1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Opening the door straight into the rain forest without any warning was something of a shock especially to toddlers. The lack of interaction by staff did nothing to enrich this experience. However it was nonetheless an interesting if very pricey visit.

Thank Alison H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit today. Feel it's quite pricey for what you get. A wander round the place and you're done within 20mins-half an hour. A few empty tanks and needing a bit of TLC as looking a bit run down now. Improvements definitely needed to justify...More

Thank Scotties2012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my 3YO son and had a great afternoon. He was amazed with the butterflies, moths, ants and terrapins in the main area but special thanks to the millipede, snake and tarantula handlers on letting us get up close and personal. He still...More

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scottishlassie64
27 February 2015|
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Response from Manfialba | Reviewed this property |
Best to call as it can vary a little. Great experience for adults and kids alike.
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