Pensthorpe Natural Park: A Guide | Norfolk

I grew up among the birds and bulrushes of Pensthorpe Natural Park. It was one of those places that we went as a family when we weren’t sure what to do at the weekend or in the school holidays. My childhood memories are scattered with images of feeding ducks from its bridges; pond-dipping in its Millennium Garden; marvelling at the cranes, storks, and flamingos that seemed so exotic for their Norfolk wetland surroundings. Most magical of all was simply trying to stay as quiet and still as possible in its bird hides. I was lucky: it was here that I saw my first kingfisher. …

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