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Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World

Melville Nursery, Lasswade

Visit Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World where it is summer every day!Wonder as you watch the butterflies hatch.Meet the beasties and cure your spider phobia.Watch the amazing leaf cutting ants as they scurry back and forth.See the caterpillars munch their way through lunch.Take in the sights and sounds of our tropical waterfall.Touch and hold some of our exotic species at our daily handling sessions.Spot our amazingly colourful frogs.Shudder at the sight of our scary scorpions.

Opening Times

Open all year Round
Summer: 9.30am until 5.30pm
Winter : 10am until 5pm

(Last admission/re-admission 30 mins before closing)

Pricing Details

Adult: £7.95
Concession: £6.95
Child (3-15yrs): £5.95
Children (Under 3 years old): Free
Family from £26.50

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Visit Scotland
3 Stars


Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World

at Dobbies Garden World
Melville Nursery
EH18 1AZ
Phone: 0131 663 4932
Fax: 0131 654 2774
Website: http://www.edinburgh-butterfly-w...


By road: Located just off the Edinburgh City Bypass at the Gilmerton exit or at the Sheriffhall roundabout. By Bus: Lothian Buses: bus numbers 3, 3A and 29 from Princes Street (shop side) or North Bridge.

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