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Thornton Hall Country Park

Type:Farm

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

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Tel: 01282 841 148

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Thornton Hall Country Park

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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.

Features include:
Animal encounters and deer park
Outdoor play areas and jumping pillows
Soft play centre
Indoor diner and street-food truck
Unique rides including Farm Safari, pony rides and junior quads *
A packed calendar of special events and live shows
Quadtrex quad-biking * 
Thornton Hall Camping *

* additional charges may apply.

A perfect fun filled informative family fun day out rain or shine.  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.

See website for opening times/tickets and pricing/Ts & Cs.

 

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Please check website for up-to-date information regarding opening days, times, prices, events, COVID restrictions and more.

Opening Times

Open (8 Jan 2022 - 24 Dec 2022)
DayTimes

* Term time - 10:00 – 16:00
(closed on Tuesdays term time)
Weekends and school holiday - 10:00 – 16:30

Please note event day opening times may vary - please check the details on each individual event.

Early closures - It is necessary to close at 15:00 to allow for preparation for evening events. These dates include, but are not limited to, 4th & 5th November.

Visit the website for the latest opening times.

Events

Sunday, 4th December 2022 - Sunday, 4th December 2022

Sunday, 11th December 2022 - Sunday, 11th December 2022

Friday, 16th December 2022 - Friday, 16th December 2022

A Thornton Hall Christmas Adventure – Just be You (for additional needs)'Just Be You' sessions are back for 2022. Smaller groups and lengthier time slots, making it easier for anyone needing to take their time to adapt to their surroundings, and for those that may not be at ease with noise and/or larger groups.
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Sunday, 4th December 2022 - Sunday, 4th December 2022

Saturday, 10th December 2022 - Saturday, 10th December 2022

Sunday, 11th December 2022 - Sunday, 11th December 2022

Friday, 16th December 2022 - Friday, 16th December 2022

Saturday, 17th December 2022 - Saturday, 17th December 2022

Sunday, 18th December 2022 - Sunday, 18th December 2022

Monday, 19th December 2022 - Monday, 19th December 2022

Tuesday, 20th December 2022 - Tuesday, 20th December 2022

Wednesday, 21st December 2022 - Wednesday, 21st December 2022

Thursday, 22nd December 2022 - Thursday, 22nd December 2022

Friday, 23rd December 2022 - Friday, 23rd December 2022

Saturday, 24th December 2022 - Saturday, 24th December 2022

A Thornton Hall Christmas AdventureA Thornton Hall Christmas AdventureTake a sleigh ride to Thornton Hall Country Park to experience their award-winning Christmas Adventure.
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Monday, 5th December 2022 - Monday, 5th December 2022

Tuesday, 6th December 2022 - Tuesday, 6th December 2022

Wednesday, 7th December 2022 - Wednesday, 7th December 2022

Thursday, 8th December 2022 - Thursday, 8th December 2022

A Toddler Christmas Experience at Thornton Hall Country ParkEnter the magical world of Christmas as you check in with your Elf and head out into a magical wonderland to explore the many areas of sparkle and magic.
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Friday, 9th December 2022 - Friday, 9th December 2022

Monday, 12th December 2022 - Monday, 12th December 2022

Tuesday, 13th December 2022 - Tuesday, 13th December 2022

Wednesday, 14th December 2022 - Wednesday, 14th December 2022

Thursday, 15th December 2022 - Thursday, 15th December 2022

A Toddler Breakfast or Lunch with Santa at Thornton Hall Country ParkWrap up warm and prepare to be amazed as you go on a magical journey with your Elf for the toddler breakfast or lunch with Santa experience.
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Friday, 9th December 2022 - Friday, 9th December 2022

Saturday, 10th December 2022 - Saturday, 10th December 2022

Friday, 16th December 2022 - Friday, 16th December 2022

Saturday, 17th December 2022 - Saturday, 17th December 2022

Festive Party Nights at Thornton Hall Country ParkLooking for something a little different this Christmas? Thornton Hall's Festive Party Nights are perfect for a festive get-together with friends or a Christmas party with your colleagues. Held in the impressive modern venue with views from the stunning apex feature window.
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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
  • Sub-Regional AwardsLancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2019 - Large Visitor Attraction Award Lancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2019 - Large Visitor Attraction Award 2019
  • Sub-Regional AwardsLancashire Tourism Awards Winner 2019 - Small Event Award Lancashire Tourism Awards Winner 2019 - Small Event Award 2019
  • Regional AwardsWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021
  • Sub-Regional Awards2021 Lancashire Tourism Awards Finalist Resilience and Innovation 2021 Lancashire Tourism Awards Finalist Resilience and Innovation 2021

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

  • Open All Year
  • Outdoor
  • Toilets

Catering

  • Café
  • Catering On Site

COVID-19 Response

  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside

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