Multi award-winning attraction. Famous for hosting BBC's Springwatch for three years. A natural haven for wildlife. Pensthorpe tries to encourage its visitors to take an interest in conservation and the environment by providing a fun and interactive experience. Stunning gardens, guided land-rover tours, extensive gift shop and Courtyard Cafe. We offer guided walks and talks for groups, plus a selection of other activities.
GROUP TRAVEL FACILITIES:
Discounted admission for groups of 15 or more, coach parking on site, coach drop off/pick up point, free entry & food voucher for your coach driver, guided group tours, toilets, shop, picnic area, cafe/restaurant, wheelchair access (partial). Please note that all group visits must be booked 10 days in advance.
SUGGESTED LENGTH OF VISIT: 4 hours plus.
Number of covers: 120. Pre-book with Julie Sadler on 01328 851465
Group prices available on request.
|Season Dates||Opening Hours|
|Notes||1st January - 28th February 10am - 4pm daily
1st March - 31st December 10am - 5pm daily
VenuePensthorpe Wildlife & Gardens
Pensthorpe, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 0LN
Map reference: TF 947294 Lat: 52.82693 Long: 0.88847
One mile east of Fakenham off the A1067 Norwich to Fakenham road.
By Public Transport:
From King's Lynn station it is 20 miles to Pensthorpe Nature Reserve and Gardens.
Parking : free
Nearest station : 18 miles (29.0 kms) from King's Lynn station
Norfolk Tourism Award Winner 2005; National Environmental Award 2005, Berry Savory Award 2004/05.
Also at this venue
Events at this venue
|Sat 25 May 2013 - Sun 2 Jun 2013||Nature in Wonderland|
|Thu 25 Jul 2013 - Wed 4 Sep 2013||Summer Fun- Silver|
|Sat 24 - Mon 26 Aug 2013||Mediaeval Spectacular|
|Sat 14 Sep 2013||Specialist Plant Day|
|Sat 5, Sun 6 Oct 2013||Vintage Fair|
|Sat 26 Oct 2013 - Sun 3 Nov 2013||Trick or Tweet|
Self-assessed accessibility details
- Designated parking for guests with disabilities
- Within 50 metres approx. of entrance
- The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
- is solid
- is gravel
- The route from the parking area to the entrance:
- Is flat (i.e. without steps)
- Entrance is well lit
- Baby changing facilities
- Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
- Good contrast between the floor and walls
- Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
- Sugar free (diabetic)
- Gluten free (coeliacs)
- Seating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
- High chairs for children
- Children's menu
- Wheelchairs provided
- Routes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
Although not all of our reserve is accessible via wheel chair given the nature of the attraction, special care has been taken to provide pathways and routes with a firm surface and wheel chair friendly access, these are highlighted on our Park Guide. Every attention has been paid to accessability for all abilities and ages and our wardens and staff are happy to reserve wheel chairs and assist wherever possible