While you are in the countryside why not have an alternative family day out and treat the children to a visit to a farm park and experience daily farm life close up.
Thornton Hall Farm, can be found near Skipton and is a fabulous family day out rain or shine! The children will make farmyard friends and there is plenty of indoor & outdoor entertainment. This award winning attraction houses rare sheep, long horn cattle, pigs, llamas and many more fascinating breeds of animals. Inside you can find ride-on tractors, giant sand pits, a tea room & gift shop. Visit www.thorntonhallcountrypark.co.uk
If you're wanting the children to burn off a little energy! Then why not visit St Leonards Farm Park, which is located a short drive out of the Dales, at Esholt, which was originally the village setting for Emmerdale! You will find animals galore, and also Farmer James fun barn which is packed full of ball pools, slides, and bags of fun for the children, visitwww.stleonardsfarm.com
You could even plan your holiday in the Yorkshire Dales by choosing to stay on a working farm! Bondcroft Farm, can be found at Embsay, and is well known for breeding sheep dogs. By staying at Bondcroft farm, you can experience a farm life close up. There are also many stunning walks in this part of the Yorkshire Dales, for booking enquiries visitwww.bondcroft.yorks.net
The dales has many more farm parks to choose from, if you require more information on farm parks in the dales please contact us on the enquiries section of the website.