Events - Nature
15 Jun 2022
Ever wanted to know about some of our native butterfly species? Discover and learn with our Reserve Manager.
9 Sep 2022 - 16 Sep 2022
Creatures of the Night Tour
Join us for an after-dark evening of discovery where you will be able to spot and learn the resident owls, bats & moths that call Pensthorpe home. This is a unique chance to see and hear some of the nocturnal creatures who are just waking up and venturing out as the sun sets.
1 May 2022 - 4 May 2022
Dawn Chorus Walk
Witness a beautiful Pensthorpe sunrise and immerse yourself in our unique dawn chorus.
6 Jul 2022 - 27 Jul 2022
These highly colourful and intriguing insects deserve centre stage in this afternoon walk and identification experience.
21 Dec 2020
Discover Bird Watching
A day with our experts learning about the native wildlife that you are likely to see in your own back garden.
28 Oct 2022 - 9 Nov 2022
Discover Bird Watching
Have you ever wanted to learn about the birds that visit your back garden? Well now's your chance! Join us on this fantastic beginner's bird watching course and become a bird expert!
25 May 2022 - 30 Nov 2022
Farming For Wildlife
A unique opportunity to see the other part of Pensthorpe and discover how we make our farming friendly for wildlife.
15 Jul 2022
Gardening for Wildlife
On this walk and wander around the park, we will share tips with you and inspire you to swap your fences for hedging and introduce ponds for wildlife to throw pool parties.
17 Jun 2022
Glow Worm Hunt
Join us on a late-night expedition into the park to find these glow worms and discover a whole host of nocturnal wildlife on the way.
3 Jun 2022
Discover more about the diverse range of habitats and the wildlife that live within them here at Pensthorpe.
28 May 2022 - 5 Jun 2022
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.
17 Aug 2022 - 26 Aug 2022
A very special river dipping session! This is a free drop-in session where you can catch, see and release fish, dragonfly larvae, may fly larvae and wetland insects with one of our reserve wardens.
22 Apr 2022
Spring Trees Walk
Join us on Friday 22nd April to discover our various native trees in the reserve, and learn how to differentiate between them at this time of year when some are in lead, some are flowering and others only just starting to bud.