wildrootz 2014

WildRootz 2014

Pensthorpe Natural Park

Adventure Play, Nature’s Way

Opened in Summer 2013, WildRootz at Pensthorpe Natural Park near Fakenham, Norfolk is a £1million outdoor activity development dedicated to bringing children closer to nature and the natural world.

Spanning a vast two acres and comprising of over 30 individual items of play equipment, WildRootz is nestled in the Norfolk countryside – one of the most naturally stunning and unspoilt settings in the UK.

Play equipment

There are shallow streams to splash through, dens to build, underground burrows to explore, a giant 12m high winding slide tower called ‘The Worm’, ‘The Flyway’ zipwire, trees to climb and more gentle areas for younger children including a sandpit.

Visitors will learn fascinating nature facts as they play, then take their knowledge out on to the Reserve with the WildRootz Passport, packed with games, quizzes and fact-finding missions for all the family.

At 7,000 square-metres in size it is larger than the Canopy Walk at Kew Gardens and the outdoor play area at Chatsworth House combined!

WildRootz provides a healthy and inspiring place for families to have fun and enjoy an energetic day out; bringing with it benefits including physical exercise, inspiring curiosity, problem solving, learning responsibility, social fun and interaction plus a hands-on opportunity to learn about the wonders of the natural world.

What other activities can children enjoy at Pensthorpe?

While at Pensthorpe children will also enjoy Daily Feeds, Pond Dipping and the Wildlife Tracker Trail. Families will also enjoy taking part in the Stamper Trail, Bug Walk and Camouflage Trail, or simply feeding the ducks.

Pensthorpe Natural Park

WildRootz is set at the edge of Pensthorpe’s existing woodland and park, an extension of its gardens, wetlands, conservation centre, wildflower meadows, farmland and woodland.

Pensthorpe Natural Park near Fakenham in North Norfolk is a 660 acre reserve combining stunning areas of wetland, gardens, meadows, farmland and even a conservation centre.

The Park provides a unique natural haven for some of the UK’s rarest and most endangered wildlife and attracts families, walkers, gardeners and bird spotters, all keen to see the beautiful surroundings and the very special selection of species that either live there permanently or migrate to the expansive wetland area throughout the year.

Admission Price

Admission costs £11.25 for adults, £9.50 for seniors and £8.00 for children (aged 3-16).

Where is WildRootz?

Pensthorpe is located on the A1067 in North Norfolk, one mile east of the bustling market town of Fakenham. The full postal address is Pensthorpe, Fakenham Road, Fakenham, Norfolk NR21 0LN.

For more information on WildRootz and Pensthorpe Natural Park visit www.pensthorpe.com, telephone 01328 851465 or follow on Twitter: @Pensthorpe.


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