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Seaforde Tropical Butterfly House

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The Lodge Seaforde Demesne, Seaforde BT30 8PB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4481 1225
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Children will love it

The butterfly house itself is quite small, but there are many beautiful butterflies - we walked... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kirsty D
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Lovely day out, very relaxing. Great Cafe.

We arrived here around midday and decided to try out the café. First impressions weren't great as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Deborah G
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“car park” (18 reviews)
“play park” (10 reviews)
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The Lodge Seaforde Demesne, Seaforde BT30 8PB, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 4481 1225
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The butterfly house itself is quite small, but there are many beautiful butterflies - we walked around several times and kept spotting more and more. A photographer’s dream. The gardens are also lovely, with a maze, play park and free roaming peacocks (what hilarious noises...More

Thank Kirsty D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived here around midday and decided to try out the café. First impressions weren't great as there didn't seem to be a lot of choice on the menu. The place looked nice and with the kids opting for pancakes, me for the lentil soup...More

1  Thank Deborah G
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Cost myself, my partner and 5 month old baby £20.60. For two rooms with little insects/animals. Feeling very disapointed I looked forward to the "gardens" Opening the gates to find a very run down bland and lifeless area. Ironic the sign on gate said about...More

Thank Nicole Rose L
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

My husband and I took his Mum, who was visiting from the States, to the Seaforde Butterfly House. I had driven past many times but had never stopped before. Really glad we did! The butterfly house is relatively small but full to the brim with...More

Thank NCVienna
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Overpriced.Staff unfriendly and minimal communication skills from them. Plenty of peacocks.Overall condition of place poor. Would advise to avoid. Will never return.

3  Thank samanthaWestmeath
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely little place with lots and lots of butterflies, exotic birds (re-homed unwanted pets), terrapins and more. Also, lots of peacocks to welcome you as you arrive. We went with our 2 year old who loved all the animals so we spent a lot time...More

Thank Suzi41
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

If you are visiting the lovely country of Northern Ireland then you must pay a visit to the beautiful gardens of Seaforde. The family who have lived here for generations have visited Jungles and Himalayan mountains and plenty beside to create an extraordinary display of...More

Thank 980brucej
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

It is a great little place and the gardens are lovely. Butterflies looked well cared for and it's educational for children. We were the only people walking around the gardens and that made it extra special. Wear your wellies so you can explore without worrying...More

Thank Aroundtheworld_ni
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

If you are travelling through Seaforde, take the time to visit. We spent an hour just looking at all the different butterflys. The grandchildren were amazed!

Thank dorothy m
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We had added this to our summer bucket list ro take the kids before starting school next week, and today seemed as good a day as any to tick it off. First off - very little signage from the gate to the car park, and...More

3  Thank Gordon M
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Littleredken
2 April 2018|
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Response from Robert K |
I was there today and they were very active
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Liz G
20 May 2017|
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Response from trin0209 | Reviewed this property |
I think the main butterfly house would be accessible. Don't know about gardens
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