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image for Wildlife & Nature Event item typePensthorpe Bird and Wildlife Fair 2020 at Pensthorpe Natural Park

  • DEEP HISTORY COAST AMBASSADOR
  • North Norfolk Attractions
  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Wildlife & Nature Event, Sat 16 - Sun 17 May 2020, £8-£17

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Pensthorpe

Pensthorpe

Details

Pensthorpe Conservation Trust is delighted to bring you the second Pensthorpe Bird & Wildlife Fair this May. Sponsored by local businesses Cley Spy and London Camera Exchange, this weekend event is a celebration of nature and wildlife in Norfolk, showcasing why Norfolk is renowned as ‘the birdwatching capital of Britain’. The event aims to bring together experts in the fields of optics and camera equipment, wildlife-inspired art and crafts, clothing, books, and wildlife and nature holidays. As well as a great selection of exhibitors to wander around, both days will be filled with guest speakers, demonstrations, walks, talks and book signings.

Follow our Facebook event page in the lead up to the event to find out more about our sponsors, guest speakers, exhibitors and all the latest news regarding the event.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcome

Norfolk's Best Large Attraction 2015. Hootz House voted Best Sustainable Project 2015. Norfolk's Best Large Attraction 2014. Norfolk Tourism Award Winner 2005; National Environmental Award 2005, Berry Savory Award 2004/05.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 16 - Sun 17 May 2020 10:00 to 18:00 10:00 to 17:00

Prices

Day tickets cost £10 for adults, £9 for seniors and £8 for children (3-16 years). Weekend tickets are available to purchase online at a 15% discount until 30th April 2020. Under 3’s and Pensthorpe Annual Members are free. Parking is free. Dogs, except guide dogs, are not allowed in the main reserve.

Please visit our website to find out more about admission prices: https://www.pensthorpe.com/birdfair

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 16 - Sun 17 May Pensthorpe Bird and Wildlife Fair 2020

Address

Pensthorpe Natural Park,
Fakenham,
Norfolk,
NR21 0LN

Directions

See location of Pensthorpe Natural Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TF 947294  Lat: 52.82693 Long: 0.88847

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.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 18 miles from King's Lynn station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Norfolk's Best Large Attraction 2015. Hootz House voted Best Sustainable Project 2015. Norfolk's Best Large Attraction 2014. Norfolk Tourism Award Winner 2005; National Environmental Award 2005, Berry Savory Award 2004/05.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
    • Yesis gravel
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesClear signage
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Notes

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