Fakenham Road, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 0LN
Set in the heart of the Wensum Valley and voted Norfolk's Best Large Attraction 2014 & 2015*, Pensthorpe Natural Park is an exhilarating day out for the whole family. In its 28th year, the former home to BBC Springwatch (2008-2010) continues to captivate its visitors with its unique surroundings and thousands of bird, plant and wildlife species who call it home.
For adventurous families, join Hootz the Owl and embark on a journey around his magical, natural world. Run WILD in WildRootz as you swoop, soar and splash your way around this magnificent outdoor adventure play area discovering giant slide towers, shallow streams, underground burrows and assault courses in the trees! Whatever the weather, go in for an epic indoor adventure in Hootz House. Journey across rope bridges, clamber your way up winding tree towers and race down winding slides. Meet flamingos, Cranes and Red Squirrels and for those who love hands-on learning, be sure to grab your WildRootz Passport and unearth stamp stations, mirror trails and a larger than life bug walk
Discover four nature-inspired gardens and see spectacular wildlife in one of Norfolk’s largest wildflower meadows. Absorb the structural beauty of Piet Oudolf’s Millennium Garden, admire the sculptures as you meander through the Wave Garden and visit our Wildlife Habitat Garden to pick up hints and tips for your own outdoor space.
Even if you have not got the time to explore the wonders of the Park, with free parking and free admission to the Shop and Cafe, come and enjoy delicious home-cooked food in our Courtyard Cafe and take a stroll around our Gift Shop brimming full of unique gifts for all the family.
Pensthorpe Natural Park is open daily** from 10am-5pm (10am-4pm January 1st - February 29th 2016).
*EDP Tourism Awards
**Except 24th-27th December
Pensthorpe Natural Park also has a Garden:
Information on Pensthorpe Natural Park , Fakenham Road , Fakenham
|Opening Times:||Daily 10:00-17:00 (10am-4pm 1st January - 29th February 2016). Closed 24, 25 & 26 Dec.|
|Admission:||Adult £10.95, Child (3-16) £9.95, Senior (60+) £9.95.|
|Child Friendly:||Children of all ages welcome|
|Location:||Situated one mile outside of the bustling market town of Fakenham just off the main A1067 Fakenham Norwich Road|
Ample car parking, Children's outdoor adventure play area, Indoor play area, Coaches welcome, Courtyard Café, Easy access parking for visitors with disabilities. Wheelchairs are available in the shop for onsite use. Wheelchair accessible trails, Guided walks & talks, Plants for sale, gift shop, Gift Shop with unique homewares, wildlife and nature gifts, children's toys, books, local food and ale
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