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Thornton Hall Country Park Thornton in Craven, nr. Skipton, North Yorkshire



Opening Times

Open daily from 10am. Please visit our website for seasonal opening times.


01282 841148

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A fun-filled, informative family day out - Rain or Shine!

Animal encounters, glorious countryside and family fun rain or shine! Make friends with friendly farm animals and greet the newest arrivals on this spotlessly clean working farm at the foot of the Yorkshire Dales.

Join in and bottle-feed lambs and calves daily. Climb aboard our 4WD Farm Safari ride to the Deer Park, hitch a ride on a giant caterpillar and let the kids explore the play barn with ride-on tractors, giant slide, straw maze, sandpits and hands on animal petting,

For Even more fun at the farm we have Junior Quad Bikes.

New for 2016

The UK's favourite little green tractor, Tractor Ted has announced that Thornton Hall Farm has been chosen to be one of their new Little Farm sites! This popular TV programme is currently showing on Nick Jnr.

Tea room

The newly extended tearoom serves quality teas and coffees, sandwiches, handmade cakes and thirst-quenching cold drinks while the adjoining patio offers an alfresco dining area from which to take in the breathtaking views.

Full calendar of events for 2016

Great for children aged 6 to 12 years. We have a full calendar of events for 2016: The Great Easter Fun Day, Birds of Prey, Pony Rides, Ranger Robs Animal show, Paddington, Peppa Pig, Christmas Wonderland, Halloween and a Firework Extravaganza!

Visit owners website for details on ALL special events throughout the year.


£0 - £6.25 per person. Please visit our website for more details.


  • Disabled access,
  • FREE car park,
  • Baby change facilities,
  • Indoor play area,
  • Tea Room

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