Open daily all year:
10am to 5:30pm
Children under 3:
Seniors / Student (card required):
Group rates and season tickets also available; see zoo's website for details.
Pili Palas (Butterfly Palace), Wales' premier butterfly farm, is located just outside Menai Bridge town, on the Isle of Anglesey. The tropical house is home to a large collection of butterflies from around the world, and a selection of exotic birds, all flying free among a natural-looking environment of exotic plants and waterfalls.
There is also a reptile house with a variety of snakes, lizards, and insects from around the world, including iguana, dragons, skinks, geckos, tarantulas, scorpions, ants, giant snails, and frogs and toads.
Of particular interest to children is a pets corner area, containing rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, and rats. There is also a toddler's indoor play area, and an adventure playground for the older children.
A selection of light lunches and other home-made food is available in the Chipmunk Café, which overlooks the new chipmunk enclosure.
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Café serves home-made food and light lunches
Toddler's indoor soft play area (separate entrance fee)
Farmyard and Pets corner
Good wheelchair access,
Assistance dogs are welcome, but must be kept under strict control.
Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Invertebrates
Note: The animal pictures on this page are merely representative of this type of attraction; they do not mean that the animals can be found at this specific attraction.
Outdoor Butterfly Garden.
Zoo Keeper experience days - see official website for details
How To Get There:
Follow the A55 towards Holyhead. Continue across the Britannia Bridge over the Menai Straits, cross the A5, then turn right at next junction onto A5025 towards Menai Bridge town. Follow the brown tourist signs and turn left at next roundabout onto B5420 towards Penmynydd. Pili Palas will then shortly be on the left.
Follow the A487 towards Bangor. Turn left onto the A55 towards Holyhead, cross the Britannia Bridge and follow the tourist signs to Pili Palas as described above.
Follow the A55 towards Menai Bridge and Bangor. Shortly before reaching the A5 and Britannia Bridge, turn left onto A5025 and follow the signs to Pili Palas as described above.
Data on this page last updated: Apr 13 2014