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Pensthorpe Wildlife & Gardens

Axe man The superb Mediaeval Spectacular is back for the whole of the Bank Holiday weekend. Visitors will take a step back in time and experience life as it really was. Highlights include a jousting tournament, viking invasion, fire-breathing, a witch's hovel, story tellers, minstrels and a traders' row where you can take home your own piece of mediaeval history to make this a really special day out. All events are included in the normal admission price. No booking required. Prices: Adult £9.75, Senior £ 8.00, Child £6.25. The clashing of swords and shields at the daily knights tournament is really not to be missed! New for 2012 is The Joust - watch the brave knights gallop towards each other...who will survive the mighty clash? The event is being run in association with Black Knight Historical www.blackknighthistorical.co.uk


Other events at Pensthorpe Wildlife & Gardens this year are listed below. For more information go to www.pensthorpe.com/events/

  • National Lace Day: 8 September, 2012
    The Lavender Lace Makers will be displaying and demonstrating at Pensthorpe in celebration of the National Lacemaking Day.
  • Classic Car Rally: 13 September 2012
    Members of the rotary retro automobile fellowship will be arriving at Pensthorpe with around 30 classic cars.
  • Specialist Plant Day: 15 September 2012
    The best of Norfolk's nurseries gathered together in one place.
  • Pensthorpe 10K Challenge: 23 September 2012
    Run through the beautiful wooded areas, past lakes and farmland tracks.
  • Pensthorpe's first Vintage Rally: 6-7 October 2012
    Pensthorpe will be hosting its first vintage rally.
  • Farm Tour: 15 October 2012
    Join Bill Jordan as he takes you on a tour of the conservation grade farm.
  • Christmas Shopping : 22 October 2012-23 December 2012
    Do your Christmas shopping in style.
  • Hallowe'en Half Term: 27 October 2012-4 November 2012
    Fun self-guided trail around the reserve.