A unique inland nature reserve, with a variety of wildlife habitats and five unique gardens to explore, Pensthorpe Natural Park offers visitors the chance to get close to all sorts of wildlife. Coupled with indoor and outdoor award-winning play areas for children, the park offers a mixture of nature, fun and exploration for families of all ages and generations.
Where is Pensthorpe Natural Park located?
Pensthorpe Natural Park is situated in north Norfolk, on the A1067, one mile from Fakenham and just over 20 miles from the city of Norwich.
Open all year round (except for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day).
Details on what activities are available at Pensthorpe Natural Park?
Pensthorpe Natural Park has been a repeat winner of the Norfolk's Best Large Attraction award, proving that it is a great day out for the whole family. With over 700 acres to explore, including woodland walks, lakes and incredible gardens, it is an ideal place for bird watchers and wildlife lovers, as well as keen garden enthusiasts.
There are also award winning indoor and outdoor play areas for children, Hootz House and WildRootz, which are ideal to let off steam once you've explored the further reaches of the reserve.
There is also a courtyard cafe, and one of North Norfolk's biggest shops to discover, both of which are free to enter.
Things to do in the local area?
Fakenham is often billed as the ‘Gateway to the North Norfolk coast', and it's the perfect base for exploring this part of the country, with plenty of attractions and sights for the visitor to discover.