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See Bluey at Pensthorpe – photo gallery

What an absolutely delightful day it has been here at Pensthorpe! With the sun gracing us with its presence on a Bank Holiday Monday, we had the pleasure of welcoming Bluey to the reserve. Bluey, everyone’s favourite Blue Heeler Pup, was simply overjoyed to spend the day saying hello to all our visitors. We managed… Read more »

Chris Donaldson

May 6, 2024

5 things to do at Pensthorpe when it is raining

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Lovely weather for ducks, and visitors too!

Don’t let the unpredictable British weather put you off visiting Pensthorpe and exploring all 700 acres of nature on offer. Rainy days can be an opportunity to experience Pensthorpe in a different light, discovering hidden gems and enjoying unique activities that shine even when the sun doesn’t. Plus, with our rainy day guarantee in place,… Read more »

Ben Marshall

April 24, 2024

Duckings at Pensthorpe having a paddle

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Pensthorpe: One of the top places to see ducklings and goslings in Norfolk this Easter

As the Easter school holidays continue, nature enthusiasts and families are invited to Pensthorpe, one of Norfolk’s best spots for spotting adorable ducklings and goslings. Nestled within the picturesque landscapes of Norfolk, Pensthorpe has announced the first ducklings of the season have now hatched.   The recent hatching marks beginning of a season brimming with… Read more »

Ben Marshall

April 8, 2024

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Pensthorpe launch Summer passes!

New for 2024 are our Summer passes and represent fantastic value at £30 per person, offering unlimited visits during the summer from 20th July – 5th September 2024, you only need to visit just under 2 time for the pass to have paid for itself. Find out more and purchase here 

Ben Marshall

December 23, 2023

Nights In Nature - Camping at Pensthorpe Nature Reserve North Norfolk

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10% off camping and Glamping!

You may have heard that 2024 we launch our brand new camping and glamping site over the summer holidays.   This has been a long time in the planning and you can look forward to enjoying the natural environment from a different perspective in only the way possible at one of the region’s best nature… Read more »

Ben Marshall

December 23, 2023

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The Island Walk proposed for 2024!

The news is out and after months and months in planning we are delighted to announce we have submitted planning permission for The Island Walk. The proposed island walk would consist of a series of high bridges, decks, walkways and boardwalks raised 3 metres high into the tree canopies, with vistas stretching across our lakes.… Read more »

Ben Marshall

December 22, 2023

kid playing in garden

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Top winter activities with children

We know how hard it can be to keep children occupied when it is cold outside and the nights are drawing in. We have come up with a list of winter activities you can do with your children outdoors, to ensure you don’t miss a minute of that precious daylight. So wrap up warm and… Read more »

Chris Donaldson

November 17, 2018