Daily activities

October half term 2018

10.00 am

Trick or Tweet Trail (All day!)

A creepy-crawly trail weaving through the ancient woodlands and wetlands of the reserve. Discover 8 spooky nest boxes and work out which image belongs to which animal on your list.

10.00 am

Sculpture Trail (All day!)

Running all day - self led trail.
Stumble upon a trail of sculptures dotted around our park and tick them off as you find them...
To make it more challenging there are other hidden sculptures, so make sure you've spotted the right ones!

10.00 am

Hootz & Friends Discovery Trail (All day!)

Running all day - self led trail.
Meet Hootz and his friends around our reserve and learn more about the habitats some of our native wildlife lives in. Stamp your trail sheet at each station and even experience what its like to be an otter in our larger than life Otter Holt!

11.00 am

Guided Pond Dipping

See what mini beasts lurk in our BRAND NEW pond with our daily guided pond dipping session and become an underwater explorer.
This activity is included in the standard admission price and lasts approx. 30 minutes.

11.15 am

Pensthorpe Explorer

Hop on the Pensthorpe Explorer and discover the secret side of the Wensum valley with our behind the scenes warden-led tour, which takes you through the heart of Pensthorpe.
Adults & Seniors: £5.00 | Children: £4.00 | Annual Members: £4.50

12.00 pm

Red Squirrel Talk

Meet at the Red Squirrel enclosure to hear about the work of the Pensthorpe Conservation Trust and the current breeding and release programme. This activity is included in the standard admission price and lasts approx. 30 minutes.

12.30 pm

Pensthorpe Explorer

Hop on the Pensthorpe Explorer and discover the secret side of the Wensum valley with our behind the scenes warden-led tour, which takes you through the heart of Pensthorpe.
Adults & Seniors: £5.00 | Children: £4.00 | Annual Members: £4.50

12.30 pm

Craft Activity

Make a hanging paper plate ghost to help decorate your home ready for Halloween!

14.15 pm

Pensthorpe Explorer

Hop on the Pensthorpe Explorer and discover the secret side of the Wensum valley with our behind the scenes warden-led tour, which takes you through the heart of Pensthorpe.
Adults & Seniors: £5.00 | Children: £4.00 | Annual Members: £4.50

15.30 pm

Guided Pond Dipping

See what mini beasts lurk in our BRAND NEW pond with our daily guided pond dipping session and become an underwater explorer.
This activity is included in the standard admission price and lasts approx. 30 minutes.

16.00 pm

Flamingo Talk - NEW!

4pm at our NEW flamingo enclosure.

Join our Avicultural team for a fascinating talk about our much loved flamingos, now that they have settled into their new home in our Wetland Discovery Area.
This talk is replacing our 4pm bird feed and will be running daily throughout the summer. It will last approx. 30 mins.

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