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Easter events at reserve

PUBLISHED: 13:31 12 March 2008 | UPDATED: 10:16 07 July 2010

Easter is a spectacular time at Pensthorpe Nature Reserve, near Fakenham, with the birds in full breeding plumage.

The first ducklings of the season may even be pottering round the meres.

Easter is a spectacular time at Pensthorpe Nature Reserve, near Fakenham, with the birds in full breeding plumage.

The first ducklings of the season may even be pottering round the meres. A full daily programme of family activities runs from Good Friday, March 21 to Sunday, March 30:

Daily Easter Egg Hunt - a natural world treasure hunt.

Pond Dipping - uncover the amazing creatures that live in water.

Bug Walking - take the bug walk and get face to face with large scale sculptures of the insects beneath your feet.

12noon - meet the Warden - learn about Pensthorpe's bird species on an entertaining interactive tour of the reserve.

3pm - daily bird feed with the wardens.

Take the Landrover-based Wensum Discovery Tour and get behind the scenes at Pensthorpe, finding out about the history and wildlife of the Wensum Valley.

Deb Jordan, Pensthorpe general manager said: "Easter is a wonderful time to visit Pensthorpe as the natural world wakes up for spring and summer. It is a great place for families to discover nature and have a lot of fun together."

Pensthorpe Nature Reserve is open all year, April to December 10am to 5pm and January to March 10am to 4pm. Courtyard Café serving home-cooked food; Gift Shop with a large range of stylish and unusual items; free parking. Tel 01328 851465, www.pensthorpe.com.

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