Dawn Chorus

Witness a beautiful sunrise across the Pensthorpe lakes and catch the sweet songs of our breeding birds.

The early start brings great rewards for anyone interested in birds and birdwatching.

Discover how to immerse yourself in the great symphony that is the dawn chorus. Birdsong hits its glorious peak in May, when the widest range of bird species throw their energy into one of our most uplifting wildlife phenomena.

Get out into nature and enjoy the beautiful Dawn Chorus with us at Pensthorpe, it will be worth the early alarm call!


Wednesday 3rd May 5am – 8:30am

Monday 8th May 4:45am- 8:30am

  • We have limited the number to 20 people for this event to ensure you receive the best possible experience, so please ensure you book early to avoid disappointment.


  • Wrap up warm, ready to enjoy the beautiful sunrise