Pensthorpe Natural Park

Pensthorpe Natural Park

Last Updated on February 20, 2024 by Suzy

Things to do at Pensthorpe Natural Park review

Pensthorpe Natural Park is a 700-acre nature reserve and woodland conservation park near Fakenham, Norfolk. It has interactive trails and eco-play areas making it a great family-friendly day out.

The park is a multiple-winner of Norfolk’s best large attraction. The nature reserve has a number of bird hides so don’t forget your binoculars. The Wader Scrape is a former favourite with BBC’s Springwatch and is an insect and waterfowl-rich habitat. The Wetland Discovery area is home to cranes and flamingos plus pond dipping areas and the largest bird hide at the park.

There are four themed gardens at the park including the Millenium Garden, Wildlife habitat garden, Corten infinity garden and the Wave and Wave line garden. All of which are spectacular at most times of the year. There is a tractor train which takes you on a tour of the estate (for a small charge).

WildRootz is an outdoor adventure play area. There are 30ft towers, zip wires, tunnels and twisty slides. The play equipment is both innovative and challenging. The Wildrootz stream is perfect for a paddle. Hootz House is an indoor play area that has lots of fun wooden play equipment. Within the park there are various sculptures to find, you can tick them off on your park guide. Hootz House can be hired out for birthday parties.

FAQ and Further Information Pensthorpe Natural Park

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.

What are the main things to do?

Nature reserve with lakes, bird hides, pond dipping, indoor and outdoor wooden adventure play areas, themed gardens, trails and more. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

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Is there parking?

There is a free, car park.

When are they open?

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Dog friendly?

Dogs are not allowed in the Park but they are welcome in the Courtyard

Are they accessible?

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