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5 things to do at Pensthorpe when it is raining

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, you can embrace the elements knowing that your visit will be rewarded, rain or shine.

Here are the top five things to do at Pensthorpe when the raindrops start to fall.

  1. Indoor Play at HootzHouse: if you’re visiting with children, HootzHouse is the ideal place to take shelter from the rain. Younger visitors can burn off some energy, whilst adults can enjoy a hot drink and a snack. Time slots for HootzHouse are bookable at time of booking your tickets. But on quieter days on the reserve, feel free to pop in and ask if you can join at any time.
  2. Café Delights: The courtyard cafe is a great place to pop in while there is a rain shower. There is a range of meals, cakes, and drinks on offer. Why not pick up a copy of the Pensthorpe Magazine while you’re there to have a read of.
  3. Retail Therapy at the Shop: Our onsite shop is the ideal place to satisfy your retail cravings. There’s something for everyone! From the extensive children’s section, to garden and outdoor, plus gifts homeware, and local food produce.
  4. Nature Watching in Hides: Embrace the British weather and pop on your wellies and a waterproof jacket and head to one of our many hides and huts on the reserve. Enjoy a walk in the rain on your way there. Then you can dry off for a bit on the hide, whilst keeping an eye on nature.
  5. Rainy Day Guarantee: Don’t forget about our Rainy Day Guarantee. If it rains consecutively for 1 hour or more on your visit, you can come back for FREE within 4 weeks. Just pop in to the shop on your way out to pick up your free returns voucher.

So don’t let the British weather stop you from having a great day out! Get your tickets and head on other to Pensthorpe today.