From wildlife walks and talks to family events and Christmas markets, there's something on throughout the year at Pensthorpe.

Journey into nature.

Be inspired by our expert wardens and have fun with the family at one of our events.

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Christmas Market

Get into the festive spirit and find the perfect presents for all your loved ones at our annual Christmas market!

Sunday 27th November, 10am – 4pm


Summer Event: Beasts and Beaks

We have a MAMMOTH summer in store with 3 epic trails, free arts and crafts, pond dipping sessions and pop-up dinosaur and wildlife workshops.

Summer Holiday Event

Included in park ticket price

GoGo Discover: Quercus at Pensthorpe

We’re a part of Break Charity’s GoGo Discover trail this year! Come and meet Quercus the giant steppe mammoth sculpture at Pensthorpe.


Creatures of the Night Tour

Venture out as darkness falls to discover the creatures of the night! The reserve has a very different atmosphere at night time and this exclusive behind-the-scenes tour will take you deep into the depths of the park to try and spot bats, owls and moths.

Fridays 9th and 16th September, 7.30pm-10.30pm


Gardening for Wildlife

Attract wildlife to your garden and they’ll do wonders for you! On this walk and wander around the park, we will share tips with you and inspire you to make your garden more wildlife-friendly.

Friday 15th July, 1pm-4pm


Dazzling Dragonflies Walk

Find all the dragonfly hotspots on this walk with our expert warden.

Wednesday 6th and 27th July, 10am-1pm


Winter Tree Walk

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.

Friday 9th December, 1pm-4pm


Sue Welfare Linocut Workshop

Make your own linoprint with local artist Sue Welfare!

5 Oct 2022