All posts tagged: Stratford Butterfly Farm

Join the butterflies for a tropical Christmas in Stratford-upon-Avon

Escape the cold and wet weather over the festive holidays and visit The Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm where temperatures are guaranteed to hit 25°C and over. Discover the stunningly beautiful Christmas Butterfly, also known as Papilio Demodocus, which is part of the Swallowtail family. This magnificent butterfly is sourced directly from butterfly farmers of the Kipepeo […]

Beautiful new arrivals for Stratford Butterfly Farm

Stratford Butterfly Farm has introduced several stunning new butterfly species and tropical birds to their collection this summer. After months of careful sourcing, the seldom-seen Dero Clearwing, from the rainforests of Columbia, the Procilla Beauty, from Costa Rica and the Blue Pansy, from Thailand can now be seen on display. In addition, three new Kakarikis […]

Visit a pumpkin patch tarantula in Stratford this Halloween

Visit Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm this Halloween and come face to face with its brand new eight-legged resident – the pumpkin patch tarantula. Arriving just in time for October half term, this stunning, beautifully coloured spider originates from Colombia and is given the name ‘pumpkin patch’ because of its distinctive, brightly coloured orange and yellow abdomen. […]

Stratford welcome magnificent Mexican kingsnake

Stratford Butterfly Farm in Warwickshire has welcomed a magnificent Mexican black kingsnake to their collection. The new arrival can now be visited at the farm’s Minibeast Metropolis display. Native to Mexico and found in rocky areas with lush vegetation, the snakes are opportunist hunters, burrowing into the ground and striking out at most creatures that pass […]

Poison dart frogs arrive in Stratford

A group of deadly amphibians will be on display at Stratford Butterfly Farm this October. The golden poison dart frogs – or Phyllobates Terribilis – are so lethal the 1 milligram of poison they each carry is strong enough to kill up to 20 people! Poison dart frogs are native to the rainforests of the Pacific […]

Half term at Stratford Butterfly Farm

Stratford Butterfly Farm in Warwickshire will host a number of activities for younger visitors this half term. These will include ‘Meet the Mini-Beast’ handling sessions each day at 11:30am and 1:30pm so that children can get up close and handle insects such as a giant African millipede, African land snail and stick insects. Children of all […]

October half term fun at Stratford Butterfly Farm

There is plenty for visitors of all ages to discover during October half term at the newly refurbished Stratford Butterfly Farm.  Along with the recent improvements, visitors to the farm can now see around 30 Maya sculptures and artefacts, which originate from an ancient rainforest civilisation in Belize. In the Discovery Zone, visitors can see some […]