Escape the everyday with a weekend filled with farm yard fun!
From feeding the animals, to tractor rides and freshly made ice cream, Lancashire's working farms each offer something different to explore.

Day 1 

Thornton Hall Country Park 
Thornton-in-Craven, Nr Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BD23 3TS
Come rain or shine, you will find a fun filled family day out at Thornton Hall Country Park. Meet with the friendly farm animals and take part in activities such as lamb feeding or holding a rabbit, take a ride on a tractor through the fields, or explore the indoor play area and giant slides. Need a rest? Enjoy some fantastic food from the onsite café. 

Stanley Villa Farm Fishing & Camping
Back Lane, Greenhalgh, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 3HN
Set in beautiful countryside just 15 minutes away from Blackpool, you’ll find the award-winning family- run glamping site of Stanley Villa Farm. Their friendly team will do everything to give you the best experience, so you can relax and enjoy quality time with your loved ones.

Day 2

Windmill Animal Farm
Redcat Lane, Burscough, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L40 1UQ
Experience the everyday running of a working farm, whilst still having the chance to watch, feed and touch the animals. As well as these beautiful and unusual animals to see, the farm has three marvellous children’s play areas. 


Mrs Dowsons Visitor Centre & Farm
Hawkshaw Farm, Longsight Road, Clayton Le Dale, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 7JA
At Mrs Dowsons Farm they are passionate about giving their visitors the opportunity to see, touch and engage with their friendly farm animals, explore the countryside and experience a real working farm! They also make their own award-winning ice cream using fresh milk from their farm dairy. 


Thornton Hall Country Park
Thornton Hall Country Park

Set on the borders of Lancashire, Thornton Hall Country Park is an award-winning, family-run, working farm and leisure attraction.  Open year-round, the park offers enriching activities and entertainment for all ages and abilities, from babies to grandparents, providing a fun-filled day out.

Stanley Villa Farm Fishing & Camping
Pods at Stanley Villa Farm Fishing & Camping

24 cosy camping pods, 10 bell tents, featuring wood burning stoves and three wood fired hot tubs, overlooking a beautiful fishing lake. Quiet rural location, yet only 15 minutes from Blackpool.

Windmill Animal Farm
Animal Collection
Infant animals grazing

Windmill Animal Farm offers families and young children the opportunity to meet different breeds of farm animals and their babies. They have wonderful outdoor and indoor play areas, pedal tractors and a minature train that crosses the farm. During the year they have lambing time, visits from the Owl and Birds of Prey Roadshow and their magical Father Christmas on the Train, during December.

Mrs Dowsons Farm Park
A ram greets and enthralls visitors at the farm.

At Mrs Dowsons Farm Park they are passionate about giving their visitors the opportunity to see, touch and engage with their friendly farm animals, explore the countryside and experience a real working farm.



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