Butterfly Garden

£17.75 Suggested Age: 4+ Out of Stock

Out of stock

  • Fascinating project for all ages
  • Experience metamorphosis first hand
  • Send off for caterpillars
  • Release once hatched
  • Hatch up to 5 Painted Lady butterflies

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This amazing kit enables children to experience the metamorphosis of caterpillars to Painted Lady Butterflies.

The whole experience takes 3 to 5 weeks and ends when the butterflies are released back into nature. The kit contains a certificate, which costs £2.99 to redeem via post or the Internet. You will receive back a small container with 5 baby caterpillars and all the food they need inside. The kit has been fully endorsed by Butterfly Conservation and the caterpillars can be sent to most major European countries. Kit Contains: Re-usable Hatching Net measuring 30cm in height, Certificate for 5 caterpillars and food, Feeding Pipette and full Instructions. Please Note: Caterpillars are only dispatched between March and mid-September and there is an additional postage charge of £2.99 for the caterpillars.

Visit our blog and read about our Butterfly Garden project here.

Weight450 g
Dimensions310 × 80 × 310 mm

Place your order before 2pm on any weekday (excluding bank holidays) and we will dispatch it the same day. 

We offer free shipping on all orders over £50 with a UK delivery address.

Our Standard Delivery Charge is £2.95 – We dispatch most orders Royal Mail 48 Tracked – normally delivered in 2-4 working days. All of our UK orders are tracked and you will receive an email with your tracking information as soon as your parcel is dispatched.

You can chose our Expedited Service for £5.95. Your order will be delivered in 1-2 working days. All of our UK orders are tracked and you will receive an email with your tracking information as soon as your parcel is dispatched.

If you need your order urgently our Next Day Service is fully tracked and will arrive the next working day (please make sure your order is placed before 2pm). The price is calculated by weight and starts at £6.45. You will receive an email with your tracking information as soon as your parcel is dispatched.

Please note if you order using Next day on a Friday it will be delivered on Monday (excluding bank holidays). This service must be signed for and cannot be left in a safe place.

Our “Online only” products are sent using TNT, this service is expected to take 1-3 working days. Unfortunately we cannot offer expedited, next day delivery, click and collect or our gift wrapping service for these items.

There are a small number of locations, usually in remote areas (Highlands, Islands, Northern Ireland), where we cannot guarantee delivery within our usual timescale and cannot offer next day delivery.

Chose Click and Collect to pick up from our Portslade warehouse. You will receive a dispatch email when your order is ready. We are open Monday to Friday from 9am – 5:30pm.

BFPO Addresses 

Shipping costs the same as within the UK. Please use the Royal Mail allocated postcode specific to the BFPO address. There are weight and size restrictions for BFPO post so we may need to split large orders in to 2 or more parcels.

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All international delivery charges are calculated by weight and will vary. We offer a tracked service for France, Germany and Ireland (all other countries tracking is charged as standard). The estimated delivery time is 3-10 working days. Delivery times vary for each country and customs checks can sometimes cause delays. Please allow up to 15 working days for delivery.

Please note that all our products are sold on a delivery duty unpaid (DDU) basis. Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. These charges are the buyer’s responsibility. Recipients of deliveries made outside the European Union may have to pay import duty. If this is the case, the delivery may be delayed. Unfortunately we are unable to offer any assistance in this process. Please check with your country’s customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to ordering.