Events

From wildlife walks and talks to family events and Christmas markets, there's something on throughout the year at Pensthorpe.

Journey into nature.

Be inspired by our expert wardens and have fun with the family at one of our events.

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Badger Watching Evening at Pensthorpe North Norfolk Nature Reserve

Badger Watching Evening

Spend an evening, from a viewpoint in the trees, watching these amazing nocturnal creatures. With the chance to see other elusive animals in their natural habitats.

Various dates available

from £15.95

The POWER of pollination

Buzz over to Pensthorpe this May Half Term and learn all about the incredible pollinators and their importance snd uncover the Power of Pollination.

25th May - 2nd June 2024

From £14.95
Pensthorpe Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk event 2024

Butterfly & Dragonfly Walk

Find all the butterfly & dragonfly hotspots on this walk around the reserve with our expert warden. Observe them in their natural habitats where you’ll find lots of lovely flora and insect life.

Wed 12th June & Wed 17th July

From £17.95
Pensthorpe Natural Park extended family visit. Photo : Steve Adams

Father’s Day

Make long lasting memories this Father’s Day and treat a loved one to free park entry*

Whether it be your Dad, Mum, sister, grandparent, partner or best friend bring a loved one for FREE on Sunday 16th June.

Sunday 16th June

From £13.95

Glow Worm Hunt

Discover the allusive glow worm with a night tour of the reserve with one of our expert Wardens. A torch light guided adventure hunting the bioluminescence of these adult beetles.

21st June & 5th July

From £15.95
Conservation On The Farm Event at Pensthorpe 2024

Conservation On The Farm

Join us on this behind-the-scenes walk around the ‘other’ part of Pensthorpe, not often open to the public, to discover how we make our farming friendly for wildlife. You’ll learn about our grasslands, crops, pond restoration and hedgerow management, whilst looking out for some of the wildlife our farm supports.

Wednesday 26th June

From £15.95
Mammals Tracks & Signs Pensthorpe Events 2024

Mammals Tracks & Signs

In this brand-new event we will be discovering some of the reserve’s more secretive wildlife through a range of survey techniques. Split over two days, the Saturday evening will involve setting up our survey equipment; including Longworth traps, footprint tunnels and trail cameras, before returning on the Sunday morning to see what we have found. 

Sat 13th Jul - Sun 14th Jul, Sat 3rd Aug - Sun 4th Aug

From £22.95

Enchanted Summer at Pensthorpe

This summer we will have two enchanting themes – Magical Creatures for the first half of the summer holidays and Superheroes Of Nature on the second half!

20th Jul - 3rd Sep 2024

From £14.95
Creatures Of The Night event at Pensthorpe 2024

Creatures Of The Night

Join us for an after-dark evening of discovery where you will be able to spot and learn the resident owls, bats and moths that call Pensthorpe home.

16th Aug & 13th Sept

From £20.95