Latest News

16 May 2018

Wild about the Wensum 2018

Events |

Let us know what you thought about our 12th annual Wild about the Wensum event!

4 May 2018

Wetland Discovery Area: Progress

General |

Further progress for our new Wetland Discovery Area!

23 Apr 2018

“Getting Started” Weeks 5 & 6 Photography Workshop

Photography |

Julia Rafferty's photography group explore macro photography as a theme.

18 Apr 2018

‘Further Steps’ photography course

Photography |

Julia Rafferty and her students explore portraits

5 Apr 2018

New bird hide opens!

General |

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

General |

Fakenham Academy have truly embraced the Hare Today, Gone Tomorrow art competition!

9 Mar 2018

“Getting Started” Weeks 3 & 4 Photography Workshop

Photography |

Julia Rafferty's "Get started" photography group explore Shutter Speed

27 Feb 2018

‘Further steps’ photography course

Photography |

Julia Rafferty's students explore the theme of "Multiple Viewpoints"

15 Feb 2018

“Getting Started” Weeks 1 & 2 photography workshop

Photography |

Julia Rafferty's "Get started" photography group explore Depth of Field

6 Feb 2018

‘Further Steps’ photography course – Early Spring

Photography |

Julia Rafferty's 'Further Steps' students look at the theme of Negative Space.

31 Jan 2018

Hopping mad for hares!

General |

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!

General |

The Conservation Centre is closed for exciting redevelopment to take place!

20 Dec 2017

Pensthorpe in winter

General |

Pensthorpe is beautiful in low-light and frost!

8 Dec 2017

Autumn Term – Photography Development Blog

Photography |

Julia Rafferty's students look at the theme of "Contrasts" (Part 2)

27 Nov 2017

Christmas Craft Market: Filled with festive fun!

Events |

Pensthorpe welcomed local crafts to it's first ever Christmas Craft Market

13 Nov 2017

Wedding & Events Venue launched

General |

The Garden Room & Water Court officially open their doors!

27 Oct 2017

Autumn Term – Photography Development Course

Photography |

Julia Rafferty's students look at the theme of "Contrasts"

21 Sep 2017

Work experience student joins us

General |

Lucy Dickens, a 17-year-old student from Easton and Otley College

15 Sep 2017

Successful bird ringing season

Birds |

Kingfishers are king of the Wensum Valley

11 Aug 2017

Ellen Rooney visit

Gardens |

Renowned photographer Ellen Rooney visited our gardens!

22 Jul 2017

Our NEW video is here!

General |

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.

14 Jul 2017

Millennium Garden in full bloom!

Gardens |

Our famous garden is looking at it's best now, so well worth a visit this summer.