Events - Nature

15 Jun 2022

Butterfly Walk

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

Dazzling Dragonflies

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

Habitat Walk

Discover more about the diverse range of habitats and the wildlife that live within them here at Pensthorpe.

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.

17 Aug 2022 - 26 Aug 2022

River Wildlife

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.

9 Dec 2022

Winter Trees

Join us on a stunning winter walk and discover the various native trees in the reserve, and enjoy the added bonus of seeing the wonderful wildlife migrating to the area.