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Thornton Hall Country Park, Thornton-in-Craven

Thornton Hall Country Park
near Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 3TS

01282 841148

Thornton Hall Country Park, Thornton-in-Craven

Open from 13th February - 23rd December (visit our website for seasonal opening times).



A family run, spotlessly clean, Award Winning Country Farm Park situated on the border of Pendle and the Yorkshire Dales…


Experience hands on animal encounters on our traditional working farm, hitch a ride in our 4 x 4 Adventure Experience and relax in our country tearoom while the little ones burn off the remainder of their energy in our huge fun filled Wizzick Play Barn… a fun filled, informative family day out, RAIN OR SHINE!


Opening Times & Prices


February 13th - 6th November - 10am - 4.30pm


7th November - 23rd December - Weekdays 10am - 3pm - Weekends 10am - 4.30pm


Last entry is one hour before closing - Early closures 5th November and 10th September.




Farm Park - Experience hands on animal encounters on our traditional working farm.


Events at the Farm - Find out what's going on at the farm over the coming months.


Schools & Groups - We welcome groups from pre-school and all key stages and offer discounted entrance rates on groups of 15 and over.


Parties – Experience all the fun of the farm.


Caravan & Camping - On the doorstep of the Famous Yorkshire Dales, Scenic Ribble Valley & Picturesque Pendle Hill.


Weddings - Beautiful surroundings, perfectly placed for the most amazing wedding. More details coming soon.


Cafe and Gift Shop - Join us in our irresistible tea room where we serve a selection of quality teas and coffees as well as freshly prepared sandwiches, oven baked jacket potatoes, delicious homemade soups (seasonal), cakes and more.


Quadtrex - The trek takes you over 160 acres of woodland, quarryland, grassland, dirt track and more.


Please visit our website for more details on the many great attractions we have to offer!

News, Events and Offers

“Quad trex”

We took our son to the park farm today for his 9th birthday, we booked him onto the 45mi. Quad bike trek. The people who took the booking were fantastic, our instructor was amazing and even put up with us being 30 mins late due to a road closure. The trek Itself was great fun, across fields, though woods a...

“great santa”

took my grandaughter to see santa he was brilliant took time to talk to the children and even looked the part. We have seen some dodgy ones but he was the real thing well done SANTA and well done thornton farm…

“Great fun and good value”

Visiting from Australia for Christmas with the family and came across this for our Santa experience. Extremely well put together all-round experience. Petting pens for lots of child-friendly animals (although not sure about the emus!) including small animal encounters like rabbits and Guinea pigs. A GIGANTIC slide. Sandpits. Ride on tractors. Lots of crafty things to do (face-painting, paper plate...

“Fantastic day out!!”

Took my granddaughter who is two to see Santa and the animals. What a brilliant place. The staff were very friendly and knowledgable. All the animals were gentle and used to being petted. The hand washing facilities were great as there was a lot of slobber after you've fed the ponies sheep llamas donkeys etc . Lots of different animals...

“Value for money, great staff, and my son loved it!”

We had a fantastic day at the farm yesterday, it was a winter Monday so was very quiet, but I was grateful it was still open. My son is 18 months old so I was a bit worried he would be too young but he absolutely loved it. It's a very hands on farm which always makes it more special…

“Brilliant family trip”

We visited here with our 18 month old and he loved it. He fed the lambs, rode on the tractors, played with the sand tables and loved the outdoor play area. There's lots of activities going on and great indoor area if the weather is bad. Staff were really friendly and made the day even better. Will definitely be coming...

Thornton Hall Country Park, Thornton-in-Craven
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