9 -24 APRIL 2022
This Easter the whole family can enjoy the relaxing pleasure of walking amongst some of the world’s most stunning and colourful butterflies in a tropical rainforest setting, complete with fish-filled pools, splashing waterfalls and beautiful blooms.
19 April Holt Hall Apiary’s beekeeper Matthew Ingram will be in the Discovery Zone along with his bees. Visitors will be able to interact and learn all about these wonderful pollinators.
The Easter holidays sees the return of the popular *Meet the Mini-Beast handling sessions as well as *Pupae preparation and *Beetle & *Snake demonstrations. These will take place daily in the Discovery Zone.
*Not available Good Friday, Easter Weekend, Easter Monday and subject to change and availability.
SATURDAY 9 APRIL - 13:00-15:00 Pupae preparation and Beetle demonstration with Mark
SUNDAY 10 APRIL - 11:00-13:00 Meet the Mini-beasts handling session with Stephen
MONDAY 11 APRIL - 11:00-13:00 Meet the Mini-beasts handling session with John
TUESDAY 12 APRIL - 13:00-15:00 Meet the Mini-beasts handling session with Rich & Will
WEDNESDAY 13 APRIL - 11:00-13:00 Pupae preparation with Richard
THURSDAY 14 APRIL - 13:00-15:00 Snake demonstration with Mark
TUESDAY 19 APRIL - 11:00-15:00 Holt Hall 'Bees and Honey' with Matthew
WEDNESDAY 20 APRIL - 13:00-15:00 Pupae preparation with Coogan
THURSDAY 21 APRIL - 11:00-13:00 Butterfly life cycle demonstration with Mark
FRIDAY 22 APRIL - 11:00-13:00 Meet the Mini-beasts handling session
SATURDAY 23 APRIL - 11:00-13:00 Meet the Mini-beasts handling session with Mark
SUNDAY 24 APRIL - 13:00-15:00 Meet the Mini-beasts handling session with Stephen
The giftshop has a wide range of nature inspired fairtrade gifts for all ages and sells soft drinks, snacks, confectionary and ice-creams. The outside gardens are open with benches and picnic tables available.
To guarantee entrance over Easter tickets should be purchased in advance from the online booking system. We do except walkins but cannot guarentee entrance as we priorise pre-booked visits.
The Butterfly Farm recommends reading the INFORMATION section of the website to help plan a visit. Please note we will be busy during the Easter holidays and operating at full capacity. If you are nervous about visiting as we emerge from the pandemic you may to prefer to visit after 4PM when it is quieter.
Tickets can be booked HERE
The butterfly farm will be operating at its normal OPENING TIMES over the Easter holidays, including Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.