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Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World

Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World

As well as seeing all of these incredible creatures and having an unforgettable time, you'll also be helping us support the conservation of threatened species and habitats throughout the world.

Admission

Adults
£6.50
Concessions
Children (3 - 15 years old)
£5.50
£4.50
Children (Under 3 years old)
Families from
FREE
£20.50


Group rates and season tickets available. Contact us for full details.

(Prices are subject to change)

Directions

By road

Located just off the Edinburgh City Bypass at the Gilmerton exit or at the Sheriffhall roundabout.
By bus

Lothian Region Transport: Number 3, 3A and 29 Buses

Opening Times

Open all year round, seven days a week
(except 25th and 26th December and 1st January)

Summer: 9.30am until 5.30pm
Winter : 10am until 5pm

(Last admission/re-admission 30 mins before closing)

Locations

Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World at Dobbies Garden World, Melville Nursery, Lasswade, Midlothian, EH18 1AZ

 
  0131 663 4932    
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