Opening Times & Prices


Before you visit

Our priority is keeping you and our wildlife safe! Please read our essential information before you visit to find out what to expect when you visit and answers to any other questions you may have.

Opening times

We are now open from 10am – 4.30pm! You are more than welcome to stop by whenever we are open, but tickets are always available to book online if you like to plan ahead. For families we strongly recommend pre-booking your tickets for the park and Hootz House to avoid any disappointment; due to ongoing COVID restrictions we are continuing to manage our visitor numbers safely, especially in our indoor attractions.


Admission prices 

Adults   £12.95
Children (3-16)   £11.95
Seniors (60+)   £11.95
Green Traveller   £8.95
Blue Light Card Adult    £10.36
Blue Light Card Children   £9.56
Blue Light Card Seniors   £9.56

Blue Light Card Holders

We are offering 20% off standard admission to Blue Light Card holders. One card will allow a discount for up to 4 people. Prices shown above are with the discount applied.

Green Travellers

Visitors who show their valid bus ticket on the day of their visit can enter the park for the ‘green traveller’ rate of £8.95

Gardeners World 2 for 1

We are part of the national Gardeners World 2 for 1 campaign which, with a valid card, allows one free entry with one full paying entry (lowest priced ticket will be the free entry). This offer is not valid for entry into any of our special events (walks and talks etc) and not valid for entry after 3pm. When booking online please purchase one full price ticket and use the “Pre-paid Admissions Voucher” for the free ticket. You will need to bring your 2 for 1 card on the day of your visit, along with your booking confirmation, to validate your booking. 

Carer prices

Pensthorpe allows free entrance to one essential carer, who provides proof of carer status, when accompanying a full paying person who is physically or mentally impaired. For our definition of a carer please visit our FAQs page.

Group visits

Due to government restrictions we are currently unable to welcome groups into Pensthorpe, except for Ofsted registered education establishments.

Annual membership

Enjoy the changing seasons and garden landscapes; the migration patterns and; being a regular explorer with our annual membership which offers great value-for-money. As a member you will be supporting our charitable conservation work which includes habitat restoration and creation, and our national breed and release programmes carried out by Pensthorpe Conservation Trust to ‘Actively Save Species’. Find out more.

Online booking

Whilst government restrictions are in place all visitors, including members and children under 3 years old, will need to pre-book tickets online, to ensure that we can safely manage numbers. You can purchase your tickets online, the same day of your visit, subject to availability.