Daily Activities

10.00 am

Spring Trail (All day!)

Explore our park and stumble across some Spring-themed questions. Work out which answer is correct and tick it off on your trail sheet. Hand your trail sheet into our admissions team to receive your limited edition prize!

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10.00 am

Hootz and Friends Discovery Trail

Running all day - self led trail.
Meet Hootz and his friends around our reserve and learn more about the habitats some of our native wildlife lives in. Stamp your trail sheet at each station and even experience what its like to be an otter in our larger than life Otter Holt!

10.00 am

Sculpture Trail (all day!)

Running all day - self led trail.
Stumble upon a trail of sculptures dotted around our park and tick them off as you find them...
To make it more challenging there are other hidden sculptures, so make sure you've spotted the right ones!

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11.00 am

Pond Dipping

Join our guide by the pond dipping area to discover more about the underwater world. Identify the creepy crawlies and watch them dart and dive before your eyes!

11.15 am

Pensthorpe Explorer Tour

Hop on the Pensthorpe Explorer and discover the secret side of the Wensum valley with our behind the scenes warden-led tour, which takes you through the heart of Pensthorpe.

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Mammals

12.00 pm

Red Squirrel Talk

Meet at the Red Squirrel enclosure to hear about the work of the Pensthorpe Conservation Trust and the current breeding and release programme. This activity is included in the standard admission price and lasts approx. 30 minutes.

12.30 pm

Pensthorpe Explorer Tour

Hop on the Pensthorpe Explorer and discover the secret side of the Wensum valley with our behind the scenes warden-led tour, which takes you through the heart of Pensthorpe.

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12.30 pm

Craft Activity

Hop along to the Wildrootz marquee to take part in our twice daily craft activity. Create your own Spring butterfly or moth and decorate them to be as magical and wacky as you'd like! This activity is included in the standard admission price and lasts approx. 30 minutes.

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14.15 pm

Pensthorpe Explorer Tour

Hop on the Pensthorpe Explorer and discover the secret side of the Wensum valley with our behind the scenes warden-led tour, which takes you through the heart of Pensthorpe.

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14.30 pm

Nest Box talk

Find out from our team which bird likes to live in which box and why. Learn about the different nesting habitats of some of the more well-known birds you may see and discover which nest box would work best in your garden at home!

15.30 pm

Craft Activity

Hop along to the Wildrootz marquee to take part in our twice daily craft activity. Create your own Spring butterfly or moth and decorate them to be as magical and wacky as you'd like! This activity is included in the standard admission price and lasts approx. 30 minutes.

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15.30 pm

Pensthorpe Explorer Tour

Hop on the Pensthorpe Explorer and discover the secret side of the Wensum valley with our behind the scenes warden-led tour, which takes you through the heart of Pensthorpe.

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16.00 pm

Daily Warden Feed

Sit back and listen to our informative Warden Talk and Bird Feed and learn about the fascinating birds that call Pensthorpe Natural Park their home. This talk takes place in our Viewing Gallery. It is included in the standard admission price and lasts approx. 30 minutes.

For a small fee of £3 (adults) and £2 (children 3-16 yrs), visitors are welcome to come along to this talk without paying to enter the reserve.