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Big Machines at Thornton Hall Country Park

Type:Car & Motor Vehicles

Church Road, Thornton in Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23 3TS

Tel: 01282 841 148

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Big Machines at Thornton Hall Country Park

Big Machines is back, for two days only, over the August bank holiday.  ​​​​​​With big machines on display, including tractors, bulldozers, 20+ ton machines plus lots more.  Have a walk around and get up close to see these big machines in all their glory.

The tractor competition will come to the finale on Monday* (around lunchtime), where Mick Wolfenden will judge and select a winner for 'most original', 'best restored' and the ultimate prize, 'best in show'.  This event is normally a sell-out, so if you have a little (or big) person who loves tractors, diggers, and excavators, then make sure you book your tickets now. 

New for summer 2022
- New indoor soft play
- Free caterpillar ride for every paying child

What's included with your ticket:
- Full day entry into the farm park (10:00 – 16.30)
- Timed slot in the new indoor play area (book online)
- Big Machine display
- Tractor Competition (* Judging on the Monday 29th August only)
- Farm Party live show
- Welly wanging competition
- Giant bubbles
- Walkabout entertainment (at intervals)
- Animal activities and encounters
- Outdoor play areas and jumping pillows (weather dependent)
- Free caterpillar ride for every paying child (one per child).

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Please note:
- Additional booking fee for online bookings
- Annual passes, online offers, free passes, and discount vouchers are not valid for this event.
- 'On the door' costs are an additional £2.00 pp and subject to availability
- Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable
- Ts & Cs apply

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Adult: £9.95
Child: £14.95
Under two: £9.95
Under one: free


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Thornton Hall Country ParkThornton Hall Country Park, BarnoldswickSet 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.

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