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26th June 2012

Stratford Butterfly Farm wins 3 awards in 1 week!

The Stratford Butterfly Farm is delighted to have won three awards in just one week! The Farm picked up two awards at the ‘BBC Gardeners World Live Show’ which took place from the 13 – 17 June at the NEC in Birmingham. The Farm was awarded 2nd place and Highly Commended for their ‘Show Feature’. In addition the Butterfly Farm has also been awarded the prestigious 2012 ‘Certificate of Excellence’ Award by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website.

The Stratford Butterfly Farm is delighted to have won three awards in just one week! The Farm picked up two awards at the ‘BBC Gardeners World Live Show’which took place from the 13 – 17 June at the NEC in Birmingham. The Farm was awarded 2nd place and Highly Commended for their ‘Show Feature’. The award-winning stand featured many exciting elements including over 100 butterflies flying around in a purpose built netted cage. A number of unusual insects were also present including three species of Stick Insect, a Tarantula, a Giant African Land Snail, an African Millipede, a Madagascan Hissing Cockroach and a Praying Mantis. Some insects were available for visitors to handle with the Tarantula proving incredibly popular! Tropical plants and a wildlife garden also contributed to the success of the Farm’s show feature.

In addition the Butterfly Farm has also been awarded the prestigious 2012 ‘Certificate of Excellence’ Award by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website. The Farm has been consistently commended by travellers and scored 4.5 out of a possible 5. TripAdvisor has therefore recognised the high number of positive reviews as an exceptional achievement. Only the very best businesses are awarded a Certificate of Excellence.

Emma Bartholomew, Marketing Manager at the Stratford Butterfly Farm stated “The Gardeners World Live Show worked very effectively for us. We saw a significant increase in footfall as a direct result of exhibiting and our presence raised our profile. More good news is winning all three awards which is a fantastic achievement in just one week and one that we are all extremely proud of!”

To see hundreds of spectacular butterflies, insects, reptiles and spiders visit the Butterfly Farm from 10:00am to 5.30pm every day of the week. Entry fees are Adults £6.25, Seniors & Students £5.75, Children (under 3’s go free) £5.25, Family (2 adults & 2 children) £18.50. Group discounts are available. Prices have not increased for the last two years and a visit to the Butterfly Farm represents fantastic value for money.

For more information on the Stratford Butterfly Farm please visit the official website at www.butterflyfarm.co.uk or telephone on 01789 299288.