Sunday 25th June
Free Open Farm Event
Sunday 25th June
11am – 4pm
Join us for a day of fun and learning at Pensthorpe Open Farm Event on Sunday 25th June, 11am – 4pm, on our Farm grounds (before the car park).
We’ll have something for everyone, with sheep shows, a talk from a trustee of the Pensthorpe Conservation Trust, Nick Acheson, discover beekeeping and hay.
You can also enjoy discounted entry to the reserve, so come and explore our beautiful gardens, woodlands, and lakes.
Learn about the different breeds of sheep that we have on the farm and see them up close. There will be two shows throughout the day, at 12pm and 2pm.
Talk from Nick Acheson
Nick Acheson is a trustee of the Pensthorpe Conservation Trust and a passionate naturalist and conservationist. He will be giving a talk on the important work the Pensthorpe Conservation Trust are doing.
Discover Beekeeping & Hay
Learn about the fascinating world of bees and how they help to pollinate our crops. There will be a demonstration of beekeeping, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions. Get the opportunity to learn about how hay is made and learn about the importance of hay for livestock.
Discounted Entry to the Reserve
On the day of the event, you can enjoy discounted entry to the Pensthorpe Reserve. Explore our beautiful gardens, woodlands, and lakes and see the variety of wildlife that we have on site. Buy tickets on the day at a discounted rate of £9.95.
We hope to see you there!
- Free event.
- Located on our farm grounds, before the car park.
- 11am – 4pm
- Wear suitable footwear as this will be on farm grounds.
- Please note as this event is on farm land the ground will be uneven.
- This is a ticketed event – please pre-order tickets before the event.
Summer Quilting Workshop
Course teacher Sally Holman will guide you through quilting techniques, suitable for complete beginners to more advanced level. Come and join our group in the café function room, it’s a relaxed atmosphere with fellow sewers.
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
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.
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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.
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm