Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and Falconry Centre

Type:Animals & Nature

Woodsetts Road, North Anston, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S25 4EQ

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About

Discover an indoor rain forest paradise with free flying butterflies, tropical birds, creepy crawlies and reptiles. Green Iguanas, terrapins, ducks and leaf cutter ants are free to roam. There’s a world of mini beasts – chameleons, caterpillars, beetles, bugs, stick insects, snakes and glow-in-the-dark scorpions in the Nocturnal Room.

Outside, you can meet our lively family of meerkats. Their mansion was purpose built to allow the meerkats to behave as naturally as possible, climbing around, digging among sand and rocks and using the large boulders as lookout points. See them in their underground den through the viewing window. You might also see our two African crested porcupines.

Explore Lemur Heights on our state of the art large walk through enclosure. The ring-tailed and red ruffed lemurs can climb around on the ropes and large trees and run around their large enclosure, which they share with rare great crested newts, birds and insects.

Down in the barn, goats, chickens, ducks, geese and rabbits are waiting to say hello. In spring, you’re likely to find goat kids clambering around and causing mayhem.

Join us at otter springs to find out more about these adorable animals or watch our amazing parrots as they play basketball, skateboard, ride a bike and talk to you. See our free flying bird displays featuring owls, macaws and spectacular birds of prey from around the world

There’s a play park and activity centre as well as a café, picnic areas and a gift shop. Themed events take place throughout the year – check our What’s On section for more information.

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket - Ticket£13.75 per adult
Child (2-16 years) - Ticket£12.50 per child
Student / Senior Citizen - Ticket£12.50 per concession

Children under 2 admitted free
Online bookings only

Directions

Road Directions

From North/South Leave M1 motorway at junction 31 and take A57 (signposted Worksop). Follow road, passing Red Lion pub on right. Turn left at 2nd set of traffic lights (B6060, signposted Dinnington). Follow road and, at brow of hill turn right just before The Cutler pub and carry on along Woodsetts Road. The Butterfly House is approx ½ mile out of village of North Anston on left side of road. Ample free car parking right outside the entrance.

From East Exit A1 taking A57 (signposted Worksop), 5 miles beyond Worksop turn right onto B6060 (signposted Dinnington), then follow route from North/South.

From West Follow A57 from Sheffield to junction with M1 motorway (31). At roundabout take 2nd exit (A57) towards Worksop then follow route from North/South.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station Kiveton Park, 3 miles away

Accessible by bus from Worksop or Sheffield

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments Available

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

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Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00

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