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May half term at Upton House and Gardens

Bring your little ones to make a butterfly mask this May half term.

  • Booking not needed
  • Admission applies

With their colourful wings and striking patterns, butterflies are pretty pollinators, inspiring creativity. Experiment with colours when you decorate your own butterfly mask to wear and take home with you.

See how many butterflies you can spot as you explore Upton's gardens. Use your handy butterfly spotter sheet to help you identify them. £2 per child. Normal admission applies.



Event prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Butterfly mask£2.00
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The basics


Children are welcome, supervised by parent/guardian

Meeting point

Collect your spotter sheet from Visitor Reception. Mask making takes place in the plant centre underneath the gazebo.

What to bring and wear

Please dress for the weather. All activities take place outdoors. Coats and wellies may be advisable.


This activity is level access.

Contact info

Upton House and Gardens

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