Events - Family Fun

28 Nov 2021 - 23 Dec 2021

A Pensthorpe Christmas Tale

Join us this Christmas for a number of magical events to get you and your family into the festive spirit. From a Christmas Market and Wreath Making workshops to visiting Santa in his grotto, there is something for everyone.

29 May 2021 - 6 Jun 2021

Bee Wild!

A family friendly event, NEW for May Half Term! Follow Queenie, our White-tailed Bumble Bee on this new outdoor trail and learn more about her and her bee friends!

19 Dec 2020 - 3 Jan 2021

Christmas Holidays

This Christmas holiday event is a great way for the whole family to learn more about what wildlife gets up to during winter...

2 Apr 2021 - 5 Apr 2021

Easter Eggsplorers (Virtual)

Whilst we are unable to open for the Easter holidays, we have come up with a virtual Easter Chick Hunt that you can do in the comfort of your own home...

19 Jun 2022

Father’s Day

Make long lasting memories this Father’s Day weekend and treat a loved one of your choice, whether it be an uncle, auntie, grandad or close friend, to FREE entry when you purchase any full paying admission...

5 Dec 2021

Festive 5K

Get your running shoes on, dress up in your silliest clothes and join us for our charity fun run at 9am on Sunday 5th December!

28 May 2022 - 5 Jun 2022

May half-term!

Join us this May half-term for lots of flora, fauna and fun! We've got an exciting trail around the park where you can discover nature's own royalty, make nature crowns and royal flags and treat yourself to scrumptious tea-party themed treats in the cafe.

27 Mar 2022

Mother’s Day

Make long lasting memories this Mother’s Day and treat a loved one of your choice, whether it be your mum, dad, sister, grandparent or best friend, to FREE* entry when you purchase any full paying admission. Enjoy a walk around the gardens and park as spring bursts into life, have a mooch around the shop or book a special afternoon tea of sandwiches, scones and cakes from our cafe.

4 Dec 2021 - 23 Dec 2021

Santa’s Grotto

Santa is taking some time out of his busy December schedule to meet some boys and girls and give them a little present before the big day.

19 Jul 2021 - 5 Sep 2021

Secret Garden Wildlife Trail

Uncover the hidden treasures of Pensthorpe this summer on our Secret Garden Wildlife Trail...

2 Apr 2022 - 19 Apr 2022

The Great Easter Eggsploration

Calling all adventurers, explorers and detectives! Spring is well and truly underway and our wildlife wardens have heard that there are all sorts of eggs to be found around the park! Can you help us find and identify them all?

4 Dec 2021 - 23 Dec 2021

The Santa Explorer

Hop on board the Santa Explorer and journey through the enchanted forest on a quest to find Santa, who has gone for a walk out in our park!

12 Feb 2022 - 27 Mar 2022

Whose Poo?!

Get ready to embark on a disgusting journey of discovery about poo! Watch where you step on this family-fun trail around the park and uncover the answers to the questions you've always wanted to ask- like which bird in particular you need to be aware of when it flies above your head and why your pet rabbit eats its own poo when it's sitting next to a delightfully orange carrot!

23 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2021

Wicked Wildlife

Join us this autumn for the ultimate spooky family adventure and discover more about the gruesome side of nature in our ‘Wicked Wildlife’ trail around the park as well as a fun-packed activities programme; including craft making, pumpkin carving/decorating*, free wildlife tours and lots of fun in Hootz 'Haunted' House!