Buckfast Butterflies and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary

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Address: Buckfast Butterflies & Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, The Station, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0DZ
Phone Number: 01364 642916
Opening Hours: Current opening times.
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Buckfast Butterflies and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary is a butterfly house and otter sanctuary located by the river Dart in Buckfastleigh, just south of Dartmoor National Park.

The attraction has free flying butterflies in a rainforest atmosphere with exotic flowers and foliage, waterfalls, ponds and bridges and also 3 species of otter to see with an underwater viewing area. They also have some red eared terrapins and some leaf cutter ants to see. Daily scheduled feeding times.

  • Car parking.
  • Gift shop.

Opening Times:

  • Open from 10am to 5pm every day until October 31st

Ticket Prices – Otters and Butterflies:

  • Adults – £8.50
  • Senior Citizens – £7.50
  • Children (3-15 years) – £6.50
  • Family (2 adults or 2 seniors plus two children) – £26.50

Prices and opening hours correct as at September 2017.


Before you start your journey to Buckfast Butterflies and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.

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