What’s been going on?
Find out more about what goes on behind-the-scenes at your favourite Natural Park with our latest news and information!
We are always busy with events, conservation, reserve management and activities. Check back here regularly to see what new project we are working on.
27 Jul 2018
Wetland Discovery Area is open!
Our new area has been open a week and is already proving popular.
19 Jun 2018
“Further Steps” photography course – Macro
Julia Rafferty and her students explore macro art
11 Jun 2018
“Getting Started” Weeks 7 & 8 Photography Workshop
Julia Rafferty's group explore the theme of Monochrome
16 May 2018
Wild about the Wensum 2018
Let us know what you thought about our 12th annual Wild about the Wensum event!
23 Apr 2018
“Getting Started” Weeks 5 & 6 Photography Workshop
Julia Rafferty's photography group explore macro photography as a theme.
5 Apr 2018
New bird hide opens!
Areas of the Wensum Valley, which have never been accessible to our visitors, will now be on display thanks to the opening of our new wetland bird hide!
20 Mar 2018
Fakenham Academy Artists
Fakenham Academy have truly embraced the Hare Today, Gone Tomorrow art competition!
9 Mar 2018
“Getting Started” Weeks 3 & 4 Photography Workshop
Julia Rafferty's "Get started" photography group explore Shutter Speed
27 Feb 2018
‘Further steps’ photography course
Julia Rafferty's students explore the theme of "Multiple Viewpoints"
15 Feb 2018
“Getting Started” Weeks 1 & 2 photography workshop
Julia Rafferty's "Get started" photography group explore Depth of Field
6 Feb 2018
‘Further Steps’ photography course – Early Spring
Julia Rafferty's 'Further Steps' students look at the theme of Negative Space.
31 Jan 2018
Hopping mad for hares!
We are the main sponsors for an exciting project taking place in Norwich this summer, all to do with the beautiful native hare.
16 Jan 2018
Redevelopment work has started!
The Conservation Centre is closed for exciting redevelopment to take place!
8 Dec 2017
Autumn Term – Photography Development Blog
Julia Rafferty's students look at the theme of "Contrasts" (Part 2)
27 Nov 2017
Christmas Craft Market: Filled with festive fun!
Pensthorpe welcomed local crafts to it's first ever Christmas Craft Market
13 Nov 2017
Wedding & Events Venue launched
The Garden Room & Water Court officially open their doors!
27 Oct 2017
Autumn Term – Photography Development Course
Julia Rafferty's students look at the theme of "Contrasts"
21 Sep 2017
Work experience student joins us
Lucy Dickens, a 17-year-old student from Easton and Otley College
22 Jul 2017
Our NEW video is here!
See Pensthorpe as you have NEVER seen it before - larger than life wildlife inspires children and young families to get outdoors and back into nature.