Contact Us


Pensthorpe Natural Park, 




NR21 0LN



Admissions, school, groups & shop enquiries:

T: 01328 851465 (ex 2)

All other enquiries:

T: 01328 851465 (ex 5)


Press & Media

For any press or media enquiries please contact:

Jo Artherton
Marketing & PR Manager

01328 851465


Photographer enquiries

Pensthorpe attracts both Professional and Amateur photographers who like to take photographs of our fantastic wildlife and scenery, to then sell on.  

If you wish to sell on any photographs that you take whilst visiting Pensthorpe Natural Park there is a charge for this, which is as follows:


Amateurs – £80 per day for the privilege of using the images, taken that day, copyright free.  There will be an additional charge for return visits.


Professionals – £150 per day for the privilege of using the images, taken that day, copyright free.  There will be an additional charge for return visits.


You must seek official permission before using drones anywhere on the Pensthorpe Estate.

Pensthorpe Natural Park must be credited as the location in all uses.


Social Media



Like us on Facebook to keep up to date with what’s going on here at Pensthorpe. We occasionally post special offers and competitions, as well as to update you with latest news and exciting stories.


We’ve found that our Twitter followers are bird watchers, wildlife and nature enthusiasts, so if you want to be kept up to date with exciting sightings, news from our Wardens and Aviculturists, this is the best way to keep abreast of what we’re up to. 

Trip Advisor

If you want to share your experience of your visit to Pensthorpe we’d be delighted for you to review us on TripAdvisor. We are proud to have been given a Certificate of Excellence.


We’ve found that our Instagram followers quite like our photos of our lovely gardens, however we post all sorts on here so if you are a visual person, follow us on here and enjoy the beauty of our reserve.


We’re relatively new to Pinterest so keep your eyes peeled for updates on here too – great for garden design ideas, beautiful bird pictures and even some lovely gift ware and home ware from our shop.


Subscribe to our YouTube page and watch our latest video, which we are very proud of. We’re planning on doing a lot more video in the future so this is one channel to keep an eye on.


Our Press Releases


01/04/2019 – Pensthorpe Natural Park recruits ‘Water Warriors’ ahead of water-themed Wild About the Wensum event

WATW 2019


25/03/2019 – Mum’s go free this Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day at Pensthorpe


07/03/2019 – TV Naturalists Simon King and Mike Dilger to appear at Pensthorpe Bird and Wildlife Fair:

Bird Fair speakers


28/02/2019 – Chicks and ducks galore at Pensthorpe this Easter:

Easter Eggstravaganza


14/02/2019 – Love is in the air at Norfolk Nature Reserve:

Love birds


01/02/2019 – Bird trail and nest box building at Home Tweet Home this February half-term:

February Half Term Event


04/01/2019 – Norfolk attraction appoints new Managing Director:

Adrian Ramsay Appointment


03/12/2018 – New Norfolk Bird Fair event at Pensthorpe Natural Park: 

Bird Fair


03/10/2018 – TVs “Urban Birder” to host Nature Talk at Pensthorpe Natural Park: 

David Lindo Event


02/10/2018 – Winter Birding Highlights in North Norfolk:

Migratory Birds over Winter


19/09/2018 – New Volunteers Wanted:

New Volunteers Wanted


07/09/2018 – Flamingo Flock Expands:

New Flamingos Join Pensthorpe


28/08/2018 – Leading Norfolk Growers Congregate for Specialist Plant Day:

Specialist Plant Day


16/08/2018 – Meet the latest recruits helping to shape the future of some of Norfolk’s green spaces: 

Junior Board New Intake


25/07/2018 – Nostalgic Return to Outdoor Family Fun for Summer Days at Pensthorpe:

Summer Days


11/07/2018 – Pensthorpe Toasts 30 Years of Conservation: 

30 Years of Pensthorpe


18/05/2018 – Young Nature Enthusiasts Wanted for Role on Junior Board: 

Junior Board Call Out For New Members


02/05/18 – A Sprinkle of Spring, May Half Term event: 

Sprinkle of Spring


05/04/18 – New bird hide provides a ‘ring-side seat’:

New Hide Release


15/03/18 – TV Naturalist to Headline ‘Wild About the Wensum’:

WATW Nick Baker Announcement

(Read more about this event here)


07/03/18 – From a Rooftop Garden to Rural Norfolk: 

Flamingos Relocate to Norfolk


General Family Release:

Pensthorpe Families Release


General Garden Release:

Pensthorpe Gardens Release


13/02/18 – Pensthorpe Launch New Nature Events to Commemorate 30th Anniversary:

Pensthorpe New Events for 30th Anniversary


15/11/17 – There’s nothing dozy about Hibern8!:

There’s nothing dozy about Hibern8


09/11/17 – North Norfolk’s stunning Springwatch venue can be yours for the day:

Pensthorpe Garden Room & Water Court Launch


15/09/17 – Kingfishers are king of the Wensum Valley:

Kingfisher Bird Ringing Results


10/09/17 – Norfolk Nursery Network’s Specialist Plant Day:

NNN Specialist Plant Day