Butterflys @ RHS Wisley (to 28 Feb)

February 11, 2010toFebruary 28, 2010

butterflyFlights of fantasy
To 28 February 2010

  • Discover a tranquil paradise where exotic butterflies take flight among tropical plants in the warmth of the stunning Glasshouse at Wisley.
  • See a wide range of colourful, exotic butterflies as they settle in among the beauty of our world-class tropical plant collection. Wander underneath the palms and watch the butterflies as they perform courtship flights and feed from plant nectar and fruit.
  • Learn all about the butterflies from informative panels and discover which of our tropical plants you like best. Can you spot a Blue Morpho, or get up close to a Tree Nymph?
  • Suitable for all ages, this is an experience that is guaranteed to banish the winter blues.
  • Normal garden entry applies. There is no additional cost to see the butterflies in the Glasshouse.

10am – 3.45pm (last entry 3.30pm)

Monday – Friday: 10am – 4.30pm
Saturday – Sunday: 9am – 4.30pm

Butterfly family activities

    • Make your own grass-head butterfly
    • 13 – 14 February
    • Clore Learning Centre
    • 10am- 3.30pm
    • Create a caterpillar puppet
    • 20-21 February
    • Clore Learning Centre
    • 10am- 3.30pm

    Butterfly lunch

    • Monday 18 – Sunday 24 January
    • Why not combine this beautiful experience with a special lunch in the Conservatory Dining Room, where a new menu will be served in celebration of ‘Butterflies in the Glasshouse’. Suitable for all the family.
    • Priced (per person) at £17 for two courses and £20 for three courses, children’s dishes from £3.95.
    • Groups of six or more please book in advance by calling 01483 211773.

    Find out more at RHS Wisley