The Power of Pollination: Discover more at Pensthorpe this May Half Term

Journey into nature

Explore magical gardens, adventurous play, and our stunning nature reserve

Run wild

Let the kids blow off steam at WildRootz, our outdoor play area

Conservation calls

Learn about our conservation efforts for some of the most endangered British birds

Camping at Pensthorpe - Summer 2024

Camping at Pensthorpe

Journey into nature

Explore magical gardens, adventurous play, and our stunning nature reserve

Run wild

Let the kids blow off steam at WildRootz, our outdoor play area

Conservation calls

Learn about our conservation efforts for some of the most endangered British birds

Pensthorpe Rd, Fakenham

NR21 0LN

Open Today: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Welcome to Pensthorpe

Pensthorpe is the ultimate destination for discovery and an action-packed day out for the whole family. Here you can explore magical gardens, take a trail through our internationally recognised reserve, get up close with feathered friends, enjoy huge indoor play, and one of the regions biggest and best outdoor adventure areas!

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Latest News

WIN: 2 nights of camping at Pensthorpe for up to 6 people with entry to the reserve.

Camping

WIN: Camping for up to 6 people at Pensthorpe

This is your chance to WIN camping this summer at Pensthorpe, Norfolk for up to 6 people with 2 days of general admission to the reserve. This summer, we are hosting our first-ever pop-up camping event at Pensthorpe, allowing you to experience nights in nature. Enjoy over 700 acres of nature at the reserve, located… Read more »

Donna Hodds

April 16, 2024

Wetland Hide Birdwatching sightings board

Sightings

Sightings at Pensthorpe – 6th April 2024

Latest report from The Wensum Valley Birdwatching Society, who regularly visit Pensthorpe and record their bird sightings. It was a blustery day and it seemed unlikely that the temperature would reach the low 20’s that had been forecast. Nevertheless the day started well with 28 species seen in and around the car park and drive.… Read more »

Donna Hodds

April 11, 2024

Bluebell Woods at Pensthorpe

Gardens

Top tips for seeing the bluebells at Pensthorpe

Pensthorpe’s senior warden, David Robertson, has been keeping an eye on the woodland and has reported signs of the bluebells starting to bloom for the 2024 season. He estimates that in two weeks’ time, the woodlands will be in full bloom. Once the bluebells are in full bloom, they offer a captivating experience for nature… Read more »

Donna Hodds

April 8, 2024

The sheep 🐑 have now been moved onto the Wensum Wetland, and are viewable from the Wetland Hide.

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Did you know, Rosemary is a pollinator? 

It pulls double duty - feeding both bees and people! It is an easy, beautiful, and delicious addition to any garden. You can fin our rosemary in the Wildlife Habitate Garden. 

Rosemary provides an important early nectar source for emerging spring bees, like bumbles and masons. We caught this bee having a good feast today. 

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Messy Mornings are BACK as of TODAY! 

Bring your little ones for a morning of messy play during term times, Monday to Friday from 10am-12noon (open from 9.30am for members), in our upstairs room in Hootz House. No need to book just turn up ready to play!

Our messy mornings are included in the day ticket price or FREE for members. Come and relax while your little ones let loose… (just remember to pack them a spare set of clothes!) And don't worry - we clean up all the mess at the end. So you can enjoy the rest of your day. 

SPECIAL OFFER
We’ve got a fantastic new Messy Mornings offer for you!

Get a voucher for 50% off a kids hot meal* in our Courtyard Cafe when you come along to one of our Messy Morning sessions.
*Vouchers can only be redeemed on the day of your visit and can only be used when purchasing an adult’s hot meal.

Find out more: https://pensthorpe.com/messy-mornings/

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The resreve is looking 'blooming' lovely right now.... 

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Being a Member at Pensthorpe offers more than just unlimited entry all year round. As a Member, you also enjoy:

🌳 10% discount on admission for an unlimited number of additional visitors**
🌳 10% discount in our shop and café, as well as exclusive members’ offers***
🌳 Buy-one-get-one-free on all hot drinks in our café before 11am
🌳 10% discount on Hootz House birthday parties and private hire
🌳 15% off admission into @watatunga_wildlife Reserve
🌳 10% off stays at Wild Meadow Glamping, Raynham Estate
🌳 NEW for 2023: 20% off at BugzUK

Find out more: https://pensthorpe.com/about-us/become-a-member/ 
Terms and conditions apply.

PS - DID YOU KNOW... Our members play a crucial role in our vital conservation work. By becoming a member, you’re directly supporting the Pensthorpe Conservation Trust. From protecting endangered species like curlews and corncrakes to preserving threatened habitats, our members help make it happen.

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Flamingos and ducks have a little splash about this morning... 

#dyk A group of flamingos is called a flamboyance! 

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