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Pensthorpe Natural Park

Join Nature’s WILD Tribe at Pensthorpe - den building, barefoot trail, get messy in the mud kitchen

Join Pensthorpe Natural Park, near Fakenham, for the ultimate summer family adventure at Nature’s WILD Tribe and deepen your understanding of the natural world by hunting, tracking and following nature around the reserve until 3 September 2019.

Bring along your own wild tribe and get messy in the new mud kitchen in WildRootz, go on a barefoot trail, play hopscotch, seek out the wonders of the natural world around every corner and learn about some of the creatures that call Pensthorpe home.

Pensthorpe Mud Kitchen

Throw pooh sticks, play leapfrog over tree stumps, battle it out at ‘giant’ noughts and crosses, build a den, see what is hiding in the maze, try your luck at giant pick-up sticks, play bird songs on wooden chimes and spot bugs.

Deb Jordan, owner of Pensthorpe Natural Park, said: “As well as passing down knowledge to younger generations through interactive traditional outdoor games that bring a sense of nostalgia to parents, grandparents and extended family members, there are lots of opportunities to learn and celebrate all that is wonderful about the natural world at Pensthorpe this summer.

"Young nature enthusiasts will learn about the importance of pollination, how many spines a hedgehog has, how fast a hare can run, what rarities swim in the River Wensum and much more. Nature’s WILD Tribe is all about getting families to have fun together with trails, challenges and activities, while rediscovering some of our forgotten childhood games.”

Pensthorpe Mud Kitchen

Other daily activities include a Hootz & Friends Discovery Trail, a self-guided Sculpture Trail, hands-on pond dipping sessions, red squirrel talks, craft activities, nest box talks and a captivating bird feed.

Plus let loose in the award-winning eco-play areas WildRootz and Hoot House, featuring dens, tunnels, slides and zip wires, and hop on the Pensthorpe Explorer*.

Nature’s WILD Tribe runs between 10am and 5pm. Adults £11.95, Seniors £10.95, Children £10.95, Under 3’s free. Receive £1 off per person when you book online.

For more information about Pensthorpe visit or call 01328 851 465.

*The Pensthorpe Explorer is a seasonal attraction and carries an additional charge to the entry fee. Adults & Seniors: £5.00, Children: £4.00, Annual Members: £4.50. Limited capacity. Unsuitable for wheelchair users.

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