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Thornton Hall Country Park

Type:Farm

Thornton-in-Craven, Nr Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BD23 3TS

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Thornton Hall Country Park

Come rain or shine, a fun filled, family day out beckons at Thornton Hall Farm. Animal encounters, glorious countryside, indoor and outdoor entertainment and much more.

 

Make friends with friendly farm animals, greet the newest arrivals and take part in a range of seasonal hands-on activities, demonstrations and animal encounters. Climb aboard the Wizzick Farm Safari for a unique, fun and educational guided tour of the farm and deer park. Let the kids explore the Play Barn with ride-on tractors, giant slides, sandpit and tots play area. Hitch a ride on the giant caterpillar or try the junior Quad Bikes – great fun for children aged 6 and over. 

 

Visit Harrison's Cafe and patio to enjoy a selection of quality teas and coffees, as well as freshly prepared sandwiches, toasties, delicious soups, homemade cakes and thirst-quenching cold drinks.

 

The farm is conveniently located off the A56 in Thornton-in-Craven, between Clitheroe, Colne and Skipton with ample free car parking right outside the entrance.

 

NEW for summer 2018 - Critters 2 You will be joining the Thornton Hall farm team. Get up close and make friends with a selection of critters and creepy crawlies!

2017 Skipton Business Awards
- Best Leisure & Tourism
- Best Overall Business

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Senior Citizen£6.00 per ticket
Adult Ticket£6.50 per ticket
Child Ticket£7.00 per ticket
Caterpillar£2.00 per ticket
Family packages available from£26.00 per ticket
Quads from£4.00 per ticket
Safari 25 min£3.50 per ticket
Under 1sFree
Under 2s£3.50 per ticket

Group discounts and special birthday packages available.

Opening Times

Thornton Hall Farm Country Park (8 Jan 2019 - 24 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30*

* School Holidays - Open every day including Monday - 10am to 4:30pm
Early closures after October half term
Early November closure (approx 2 weeks) for Christmas event preparation
Pre-booked school and group visits welcome throughout the season

Open all October Half Term

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Events

Wednesday, 9th January 2019 - Saturday, 30th November 2019

Toddler Sessions - 'Mini Farmers'Come and experience all the fun of the farm in the 'Mini Farmers’ Toddler Sessions.
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Saturday, 20th July 2019 - Sunday, 1st September 2019

Summer at Thornton Hall Country ParkJoin Thornton Hall Country Park this Summer (20th July – 1st September) for indoor and outdoor farm fun, animal encounters, entertainment and special guests for all the family! Open daily from 10am. Guaranteed to be loved by all ages.
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Monday, 22nd July 2019 - Monday, 22nd July 2019

Monday, 29th July 2019 - Monday, 29th July 2019

Monday, 5th August 2019 - Monday, 5th August 2019

Monday, 12th August 2019 - Monday, 12th August 2019

Monday, 19th August 2019 - Monday, 19th August 2019

Crazy Science Shows at Thornton Hall Country ParkHead over to Thornton Hall Country Park during the summer holidays for indoor and outdoor farm fun, animal encounters, entertainment and special guests every week-day! MONDAYS include crazy, live SCIENCE SHOWS with Professor Pumpernickel! 11am, 12.30pm & 2pm.
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Tuesday, 23rd July 2019 - Tuesday, 23rd July 2019

Special Neverland Guests at Thornton Hall Country ParkHead over to Thornton Hall Country Park during the summer holidays for indoor and outdoor farm fun, animal encounters, entertainment and special guests every week-day!
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Wednesday, 24th July 2019 - Wednesday, 24th July 2019

Wednesday, 31st July 2019 - Wednesday, 31st July 2019

Wednesday, 7th August 2019 - Wednesday, 7th August 2019

Wednesday, 14th August 2019 - Wednesday, 14th August 2019

Wednesday, 21st August 2019 - Wednesday, 21st August 2019

Circus Workshops at Thornton Hall Country ParkHead over to Thornton Hall Country Park during the summer holidays for indoor and outdoor farm fun, animal encounters, entertainment and special guests every week-day! WEDNESDAYS include special guests THE RAPIDE BROTHERS with their interactive CIRCUS WORKSHOPS!
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Thursday, 25th July 2019 - Thursday, 25th July 2019

Thursday, 1st August 2019 - Thursday, 1st August 2019

Thursday, 8th August 2019 - Thursday, 8th August 2019

Thursday, 15th August 2019 - Thursday, 15th August 2019

Thursday, 22nd August 2019 - Thursday, 22nd August 2019

Thursday, 29th August 2019 - Thursday, 29th August 2019

Pony Club at Thornton Hall Country ParkHead over to Thornton Hall Country Park during the summer holidays for indoor and outdoor farm fun, animal encounters, entertainment and special guests every week-day! THURSDAYS include PONY CLUB activities - pony grooming, horsemanship and pony rides * (* small add'l charge).
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Friday, 26th July 2019 - Friday, 26th July 2019

Friday, 2nd August 2019 - Friday, 2nd August 2019

Friday, 9th August 2019 - Friday, 9th August 2019

Friday, 16th August 2019 - Friday, 16th August 2019

Friday, 23rd August 2019 - Friday, 23rd August 2019

Friday, 30th August 2019 - Friday, 30th August 2019

Critters 2 You at Thornton Hall Country ParkHead over to Thornton Hall Country Park during the summer holidays for indoor and outdoor farm fun, animal encounters, entertainment and special guests every week-day! FRIDAYS include special guests CRITTERS 2 YOU with their friendly snakes, lizards, spiders, mini beast and more! NEW for 2019 is…
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Tuesday, 30th July 2019 - Tuesday, 30th July 2019

Tuesday, 13th August 2019 - Tuesday, 13th August 2019

Tuesday, 27th August 2019 - Tuesday, 27th August 2019

Special Guests at Thornton Hall Country ParkHead over to Thornton Hall Country Park during the summer holidays for indoor and outdoor farm fun, animal encounters, entertainment and special guests every week-day!
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Tuesday, 6th August 2019 - Tuesday, 6th August 2019

Superheroes are coming to Thornton Hall Country ParkHead over to Thornton Hall Country Park during the summer holidays for indoor and outdoor farm fun, animal encounters, entertainment and special guests every week-day!
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Tuesday, 20th August 2019 - Tuesday, 20th August 2019

Special Princess Guests at Thornton Hall Country ParkHead over to Thornton Hall Country Park during the summer holidays for indoor and outdoor farm fun, animal encounters, entertainment and special guests every week-day!
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Sunday, 25th August 2019 - Monday, 26th August 2019

BIG MACHINES Weekend at Thornton Hall Country ParkJoin at Thornton Hall Country Park for the Bank Holiday weekend - if you like BIG MACHINES, you'd be mad to miss out. Tractors, Diggers & Dozers!  Demonstrations, sit-ons, displays and all the usual farm fun.  Open from 10am.
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Sunday, 15th September 2019 - Sunday, 15th September 2019

SHREK™ Visit to Thornton Hall Country ParkFresh from his swamp in the Kingdom of Far Far Away SHREK™ is visiting Thornton Hall Country Park on Sunday 15th September.
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Tuesday, 1st October 2019 - Thursday, 31st October 2019

Halloween by Day & Pumpkin Picking Patch at Thornton Hall Country ParkSpooky activities at the Farm this Halloween - come along if you dare! As well as Pumpkin Picking in their Pumpkin Patch (small additional charge). As well as all the usual farm fun. Open from 10am.
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Saturday, 2nd November 2019 - Saturday, 2nd November 2019

Bonfire & Fireworks Extravaganza at Thornton Hall Country ParkJoin at Thornton Hall Country Park for our annual Bonfire & Fireworks Extravaganza to music! Entertainment, Bar, Live music, Hot food available to purchase.
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Saturday, 30th November 2019 - Tuesday, 24th December 2019

A Thornton Hall Christmas AdventureVisit the Christmas website for information on their award-nominated Christmas experiences (to be updated).
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Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018
  • Sub-Regional AwardsLancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2017 - Small Visitor Attraction Award Lancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2017 - Small Visitor Attraction Award 2017
  • Local AwardsBest Leisure & Tourism SBA 2018 Best Leisure & Tourism SBA 2018 2018
  • Local AwardsBest in Education NFAN 2018 - Highly Commended Best in Education NFAN 2018 - Highly Commended 2018
  • Sub-Regional AwardsLancashire Tourism Awards Winner 2018 - Small Visitor Attraction Award Lancashire Tourism Awards Winner 2018 - Small Visitor Attraction Award 2018

Directions

Road Directions

We are just off the A56 in Thornton-in-Craven, between Clitheroe, Colne and Skipton with ample free parking right outside the entrance.

Public Transport Directions

The nearest railway station is Skipton (6 miles). Bus services stop just 5 minutes walk from our door - contact the Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 for further information.

Facilities

Other

  • Concessionary Admission Charges
  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Event Venue
  • Family Fun
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards student/youth
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Outdoor
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Picnic Site
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Use and Promote Local Produce
  • Village Location

Establishment Features

  • Conference Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled Access/Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Coaches Welcome
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special Group Rates
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Groups accepted
  • In countryside

Specialist Features

  • Aim to Attract Conferences & Business meetings

Special Offers

  • Buy 3 get 1 admission FREE at Thornton Hall Farm

    Buy 3 get 1 admission FREE (cheapest ticket required will be admitted free of charge)

    - QUOTE 'Visit Lancashire 2020'
    - Not valid on special ticketed event days.
    - No cash value.
    - Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.

    - Not valid on special ticketed event days.
    - Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.

     

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