Date and time

Sessions at 10.30am and 2pm


Free drop-in sessions


Various locations around the zoo

Normal zoo admission applies. Book tickets now
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Take part in the big butterfly count with us and celebrate our amazing fluttery friends!

Join thousands of others across the country to help find out how our UK butterflies are doing. This helps experts to know how to protect them. Learn more about what we’re doing to help a super-rare butterfly species and how everyone can create butterfly friendly spaces at home.

Drop-in 10.30am-12pm outside the butterfly house

2pm: meet at the Zoo entrance gates to join us for a wander down to our Nature Reserve. We’ll be butterfly-counting down there until 4pm so feel free to pop by later.

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