Straffan Butterfly Farm
A unique attraction close to Celbridge is The Butterfly Farm situated only a 10 minute drive from The Celbridge Manor Hotel.
There are many attractions to see here, Walk through the Tropical House where butterflies fly around. You will get to see many fabulous tropical butterflies here. Watch how the life cycle begins from laying eggs, caterpillars munching on the food plants, camouflaged pupae & you may even be lucky enough to see a butterfly emerge from the pupae.
In the exhibition area there are many different types of butterfly on show. Learn some amazing facts about these beautiful insects.
On display there are also a variety of live tarantulas, scorpions, stick insects, millipedes & other small insects. These are behind glass & housed in natural surroundings so can be viewed up close for fascinated visitors. There is also a movie room where you can watch a short movie about the life cycle of a Butterfly.
Enjoy an outdoor picnic in the covered picnic area in peaceful surroundings of the Butterfly Farm.
The Butterfly Farm is open from June - August www.straffanbutterflyfarm.com
Sat & Sun 10am-5.30pm
Adults €8 Children €5
OAP/Students €6 Family 5 ticket €25