Alcorns Tropical World
Letterkenny +353 74 9121541 : Open Seasonally April to September
Tropical World at Alcorn’s of Letterkenny opened its doors to the public in April 2011. It had been an ambition of founder and now director Clive Alcorn to bring a tropical butterfly house to Donegal after having visited Butterfly Farm in Stratford upon Avon, England with his wife about 6 years ago.
During these 6 years ideas for this new project grew in Clive’s mind and eventually back in October 2010 work started on erecting a large glasshouse that would eventually be called Tropical World and become home to a wide range of fascinating plants and animals.