Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre

Encounter the exotic and discover a wild family day out in South Yorkshire!
Rated number 1 on Tripadvisor for things to do in Sheffield.

Meet lemurs, meerkats, owls, otters, snakes and other amazing animals during unforgettable Animal Encounters throughout the day.

Take your seat for spectacular shows, featuring free-flying birds of prey, parrots and charismatic mammals!

Explore the indoor rainforest; home to butterflies, birds, bats, crocodiles and creepy-crawlies from around the world and meet and feed the friendly residents of the Farm Barn.

Discover the charismatic primates of Lemur Heights and meet the inquisitive residents of Otter Springs.
Get closer than ever before to some of the most popular animals in the brand new walk-through mammal enclosure.

Pre-booked group and School visits are welcome and VIP Experience Days and Animal Adoptions are available to purchase.

The Realm of Camelot adventure playground, outdoor Wet Play Area and indoor Activity and Craft Centre will entertain children in all weathers, and popular themed events take place at the centre during School Holidays.

Facilities include a Picnic Room, Jungle Gift Shop and a modern Butterfly Café, serving freshly prepared hot and cold food and homemade cakes and deluxe Afternoon Tea.

The Tropical Butterfly House is open daily and is located just 5 minutes from M1, junction 31.

See to plan your visit.

Jungle Gift Shop

Browse a range of toys, books and pocket-money priced gifts in the Jungle Gift Shop.

Butterfly Cafe

The Butterfly Café serves delicious hot and cold meals, light bites, homemade cakes and hot & cold drinks. We also have plenty of indoor and outdoor picnic areas.

Contact Information


Phone: 01909 569416




Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre

Woodsetts Road

North Anston


South Yorkshire

S25 4EQ

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Opening Times

See website or Facebook page for current opening times.



By Road:

Leave the M1 at jct 31 and take the A57 signposted to Worksop. Turn left off the A57 at the second set of traffic lights signed to Dinnington. At the brow of the hill turn right just before 'The Cutler' Public House and carry along Woodsetts Road. The Tropical Butterfly House is half a mile out of the village of North Anston on the left hand side of the road.

By Bus:

From Rotherham: The 19A stops right outside. Or the 19 and 19B stop on the next road (Nursery Road)
From Sheffield: The 216, the X5, and the X55 stop on the next road (Nursery Road)

Ample free parking is right outside the entrance.

Accessible by Public Transport: Kiveton Park station is 3 miles away.


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Please visit the website for current prices.

Useful Information:

  • Regional Tourist Board Member
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome
  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site
  • Free Parking
  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets