Archive for the tag 'Stratford-upon-Avon – Butterfly Farm'

We had a good journey after setting off later than intended. We arrived in Stratford in time for lunch in Huffkins where I couldn’t resist the warmed almond croissant.

After lunch we walked to the butterfly farm where we found the butterflies were more active than they had been on our previous visits in 2022. We [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Mar 22nd 2024

Have fun spotting our resident iguanas! Prudence & Bennie are green iguanas, originating from South America. Prudence was donated to the Butterfly Farm about 8 years ago, and Bennie was donated in 2020. They like to hide up in the trees and bask in the warmth on top of the heaters where they like to [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Jan 10th 2023

Over 30 years ago Clive Farrell had a dream to create an attraction that would introduce visitors to the wonderment of butterflies. This dream became a reality in July 1985 when Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm opened its gates to the public.
The Stratford Butterfly Farm has been welcoming visitors to its tropical butterfly paradise for over three [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jan 10th 2023

We navigated our way around the breakfast menu which somehow didn’t quite work, for example there was no bread to accompany the meat and cheese that are part of the continental breakfast.
After breakfast, our first destination was Shakespeare’s birthplace where the room guides’ explanations and stories added to the experience. We then visited the nearby [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Dec 11th 2022

We awoke to glorious sunshine and were given a window seat for breakfast which allowed us to to make the most of it. The breakfast was excellent although the portions were enormous. My plate of scrambled egg and salmon could have fed two people.
Straight after breakfast we headed into town to pick up some bottled [...]

13 Comments CherryPie on Dec 6th 2022