Pensthorpe Natural Park has lots to delight and entertain for the whole family. There are five superb gardens that are a picture throughout the year, as well as 300 acres of parkland reserve. Visitors can observe the wildlife, and there are excellent play areas for the children, both indoors and out.
Where is Pensthorpe Natural Park located?
Pensthorpe Natural Park is 11 miles inland from the north Norfolk coast, just outside Fakenham, and the River Wensum winds through the park.
What style of garden is Pensthorpe Natural Park?
Designers who have worked on this contemporary nature reserve include Julie Toll and Piet Oudolf. The park has five gardens in total, and the estate includes a range of habitats, including wildflower meadow, farmland, ancient woodland and wetlands.
What can guests enjoy at Pensthorpe Natural Park?
Pensthorpe Natural Park has won the award for Norfolk's Best Large Attraction at the EDP Norfolk Tourism Awards in several years, and it's a great day out for families, garden lovers and wildlife fans. With 700 acres of woodland and lakes to explore, along with four extraordinary gardens and award-winning play areas for the kids, it's a real treat for everyone.
Take the Pensthorpe Explorer* for a tour of the secret parts of the Wensum valley, or enjoy a tasty lunch or light bites at the Courtyard café, before shopping in one of the largest shops in the area.
*seasonal attraction/additional charge