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The best of British wildlife is on show at Pensthorpe Wildlife & Gardens. With its award-winning mix of idyllic nature trails, scenic woodland walks and impressive conservation work, it provides the ultimate adventure for countryside and wildlife lovers. Situated in the beautiful Wensum Valley in the heart of Norfolk, Pensthorpe is well known for being the location of popular TV show Springwatch, which allowed the nation to enjoy its fantastically diverse range of bird and animal life. Meander around numerous lakes and trails and see first-hand their work in the protection of endangered and vulnerable species including rare birds, as well as the breeding population of red squirrels. Take in the full experience with a guided tour and admire the wildflower meadows, forest habitat and an award-winning selection of gardens. When it’s time to refuel sample their delicious home-cooked food, and take a piece of Pensthorpe back with you with a keepsake from the Gift Shop.
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Information on Pensthorpe Wildlife & Gardens , Fakenham
|Opening Times:||Apr to Dec, 10:00-17:00, Jan to Mar 10:00-16:00. Closed 25 & 26 Dec.|
|Admission:||Reserve: Adult £9.75, Child (4-16) £6.25, Senior £8.00.|
|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, Courtyard Café, Easy access parking for visitors with disabilities. Wheelchairs are available in the shop for onsite use. Wheelchair accessible trails, Gift shop, Guided walks & talks
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Sat 25 May 2013 – Sun 02 Jun 2013
Included in admission price.
With games to play and questions to answer, you will get to take a look at the bizarre side of our native species on this fun self-guided trail. Don't forget to collect your prize once you have finished your trail and completed the questions.
Thu 25 Jul 2013 – Wed 04 Sep 2013
Included in normal admission
Join us as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary of conservation work at Pensthorpe. With a fun self-guided trail around the reserve, you will find out what we do and how you can help.
Sat 24 Aug 2013 – Mon 26 Aug 2013
Join us as the clocks turn back to the time of chivalry, knights and maidens for our annual Mediaeval Spectacular. With living history encampments dotted around the site, you will get a real taste of Mediaeval life from this special day out. With Jousting, battles, long boat invasions, fire breathing, witch's hovel story tellers and a traders row, there is a lot to keep you busy.
Sat 14 Sep 2013 – Sat 14 Sep 2013
With the best of Norfolk's nurseries in one place, come and find something unusual for your garden and get some expert plant advice. With unusual plants on offer and fantastic knowledge of the growers on hand any plant lover would be a fool to miss out on this day. Combine the day with a visit around the renowned Millennium Garden which will be looking at its autumnal best.
Sat 05 Oct 2013 – Sun 06 Oct 2013
Back for its second year, come along and join us as we host our Vintage Fair. With a wide selection of all things 'vintage' from standing steam to retro fashion, there is a lot to see at this popular event.
Cars, bikes and tractors also feature at the Vintage Fair and make sure you don't miss the mini Real Ale festival!
Sat 26 Oct 2013 – Sun 03 Nov 2013
Included in admission price.
Enjoy the spooky season with a fun self-guided trail around the reserve playing games and learning more about local history and the natural world at this time of year.
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