Pensthorpe Natural Park

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Multiple WINNER of Norfolk's Best Large Attraction, Pensthorpe Natural Park is perfect as a full day out for families, bird watchers, wildlife enthusiasts and garden lovers. Located along the river Wensum, in the heart of North Norfolk, you can explore 700 acres of woodland walks and lakes; four stunning gardens, including the Millennium Garden designed by renowned plantsman Piet Oudolf; WildRootz - a huge outdoor adventure playground and; Hootz House, an award winning indoor play area, which is great for kids of all ages, including big kids that are young at heart! There’s also a soft play area especially for the really little ones!

Guide Prices


Winter pricing (1st January - 28th February)

Adult £9.95
Child/Senior £8.95
Under 3s free

Main season pricing (1st March - 31st December)

Adult £13.95
Child/Senior £12.95
Under 3s free



  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Changing Places
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Hygiene screens in place
  • Online booking possible


  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Wedding receptions


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Onsite Catering
  • Postbox
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed
  • WiFi or internet access

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member


  • School Trips

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted



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      Map & Directions

      Road Directions

      By Road:
      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 Natural Park.

      Accessible by Public Transport: King's Lynn station is 18 miles away.

      Pensthorpe Natural Park

      Type:Wildlife Park

      Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 0LN

      TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

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      Tel: 01328 851465


      • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS Gold VistEngland VAQAS Gold 2018
      • Other AwardsDeep History Coast Ambassador Deep History Coast Ambassador 2021
      • East of England Awards Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member 2016
      • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021
      • East of England AwardsNorth Norfolk Attractions North Norfolk Attractions 2021

      Opening Times

      Open Christmas
      Open New Year

      * Opening times vary throughout the year- please take a look at our website for more information.

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