A must-visit attraction when in Edinburgh with family is the Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World; home to the longest running indoor butterfly house in the world with hundreds of beautiful and colorful free flying butterflies, all thriving in an indoor tropical rainforest. The exotic rainforest also features tropical plants, ponds and waterfalls and a variety of creepy crawlies like scorpions, snakes, ants, tarantulas and lizards. While here visitors can also experience a butterfly talk and fish and quail feedings. They will also be able to touch and hold a variety of animals, allowing them to get over their fears and phobias.
Adults: £7.50 Children (3 – 15 years old): £5.50 Children (Under 3 years old): FREE
Summer: 9.30am until 5.30pm Winter: 10am until 5pm
Around 2 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
Glowing Scorpion Display, the butterfly talk and the animal feeding sessions
Muslim visitors to the Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World will not be able to locate prayer facilities within its premises. They can however visit one of the many mosques and Islamic Centers in the city, such as the Edinburgh Central Mosque, the Blackhall Mosque and the Annandale Street Mosque. Muslims visiting the attraction can therefore ask staff to guide them to the nearest prayer facility when needed.
It is unsure if visitors to the Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World will be able to find eateries at the attraction. Those looking to get a bite to eat can therefore ask to be guided to a Halal restaurant nearby. Finding Halal food in the city of Edinburgh will not prove to be a problem due to its sizeable Muslim population.