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)

During the coronavirus situation

Please contact us via whilst we are temporarily closed as this is the only method of communication we are monitoring whilst closed.

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.


Useful Links

Great Days Out UK


Our Press Releases


14/08/2019 – After-dark discovery of nature’s nightlife at NEW Pensthorpe event

Creatures of the Night

06/08/2019 – International blacksmith Jenny Pickford to host six-week sculpture exhibition at Norfolk nature reserve

Jenny Pickford exhibition

11/07/2019 – First Pensthorpe Bird and Wildlife Fair raises £2,150 to support Norfolk Wildlife Trust projects

Cheque handover Pensthorpe Bird and Wildlife Fair and NWT

10/07/2019 – Sun shines on Pensthorpe as hundreds of visitors and dozens of ducklings attend new Summer Market

Summer Market

03/07/2019 – Visitors flock to Pensthorpe for a flamboyant Flamingo Fiesta weekend

Flamingo Fiesta post event

01/06/2019 – Wade along to Flamingo Fiesta at Pensthorpe

Flamingo Fiesta

30/05/2019 – Dad’s go FREE at Pensthorpe this Father’s Day

Father’s Day at Pensthorpe

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