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Pensthorpe Natural Park

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A Day Out

Congratulations Mr & Mrs Jordon what a fantastic job you are doing at Pensthorpe! Keep up the good... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paparatcy
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Good outdoors

Ideal for wildlife and walking, you will need at least 4 hours to take in the scenery and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
adrianwilliams770
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Multiple WINNER of Norfolk's Best Large Attraction, Pensthorpe Natural Park is a great day out for the whole family! Explore one of the largest Wildflower Meadows in Norfolk, enjoy the beauty of 4 stunning gardens, meet some of our rare and native...more
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Fakenham NR21 0LN, England
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+44 1328 851465
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Congratulations Mr & Mrs Jordon what a fantastic job you are doing at Pensthorpe! Keep up the good work especially the conservation. This is a great day for nature lovers a must when in Norfolk. Paparatzi

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ideal for wildlife and walking, you will need at least 4 hours to take in the scenery and the gardens

Thank adrianwilliams770
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a lovely Sunday afternoon at Pensthorpe. Went on the explorer with driver Nicola who was very knowledgeable. Especially enjoyed the flamingo talk and seeing the red squirrels. All the staff in the shop friendly and helpful.

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't often give out 5 stars but Pensthorpe warrants it. We were both blown away with this place. From the Pensthorpe Explorer taking us round the grounds on the Safari bus, to the hides, gardens and Red Squirrel conservation. Some routes are wheelchair friendly,...More

Thank Rob W
Pensthorpe N, Marketing Coordinator at Pensthorpe Natural Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited today hoping for a nice walk which it was but found it over priced the gardens are good but nothing special. We were not interested in the large children's play area or other children's facilities and felt we were paying to provide this...More

Thank Martin022
Pensthorpe N, Marketing & PR Manager at Pensthorpe Natural Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit. For the benefit of anyone else reading this review, we feel it is appropriate to respond to your comments as you raise them, in order that readers get a balanced perspective. Our adult full...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pensthorpe is a truly wonderful place to visit there is something for all ages. Children will love hoots house and playground also feeding the many variety of ducks. Adults to can have their own fun the walks, plants and not forgetting the flamingoes and they...More

Thank Lesley C
Pensthorpe N, Marketing & PR Manager at Pensthorpe Natural Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review - we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is expensive to enter but a nice gentle place to walk among the trees and wild flowers. Some even in bloom in September. Typical shop full of children’s toys but those are what sell so are usually what is stocked in such places. Altogether...More

Thank heatholi
Pensthorpe N, Marketing & PR Manager at Pensthorpe Natural Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. For the benefit of other readers I just want to respond to a couple of the specific comments made - we benchmark ourselves against other local attractions and, in comparison, offer a good value-for-money day out. We hope that we offer...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the park early started with breakfast not the best breakfast but very expencive as for four with tea and coffee £42.00 took it outside to get chased by wasps could not sit there as around 50 wasps dived at my drink .Had to...More

Thank Robert W
Pensthorpe N, Marketing & PR Manager at Pensthorpe Natural Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write an update following your recent visit. For the benefit of anyone else reading this review, we feel it is appropriate to respond to your comments as you raise them, in order that readers get a balanced perspective....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great day out - so much to see and do. We spent five hours here and didn't walk around everything, although we did visit the 'favourite' areas a couple of times. Lovely shop too. Wasn't so impressed with the cafe, but this is...More

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Pensthorpe N, Marketing & PR Manager at Pensthorpe Natural Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We have responded to your cafe review as well however we'd like to point out to readers of this review that we have received a lot of very positive feedback on this business listing regarding our cafe, so we hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I used to belong to Pensthorpe when it first opened (this was back in the 80s/90s), but when I moved to North Norfolk I chose to visit RSPB Titchwell and NWT Cley instead, turning my naturalist nose up a bit at Pensthorpe, with their aviaries...More

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Pensthorpe N, Marketing & PR Manager at Pensthorpe Natural Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely and honest review, and for revisiting after such a long gap in between. We are glad that you gave us the chance to change your perceptions of what we are all about. I will pass your comments on...More

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TaznGel
14 August 2018|
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Response from Norfolktraveller77 | Reviewed this property |
I would think so - all they need to do is scan the bar code.. Have a great day!
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Emma H
8 August 2018|
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Response from Pensthorpe N | Property representative |
Hi Emma, Not at all - we get plenty of visitors that are couples - of all ages. There is so much variety here for all tastes - including several bird hides, several gardens, our warden talks and bird feeds, flamingos, red... More
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40Kaz40
29 July 2018|
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Response from Pensthorpe N | Property representative |
Hello - yes you absolutely can! Hope that helps
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