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Thursday, 26 May 2016 13:20

Annual Passes

Enjoy the freedom and fun of visiting your favourite FARM PARK as many times as you like...


£45 child (12 months plus)
£42 Adult
Under 1 free

Valid for 12 months from date of purchase.

Terms & Conditions Apply

NOT VALID FOR OUR TODDLER SESSIONS (Monday - Friday, term time).


Published in Farm Information
Monday, 23 May 2016 09:07

Privacy & Cookies

This privacy policy sets out how Thornton Hall Country Park uses and protects any information that you give Thornton Hall Country Park when you use this website / provide us voluntarily with your email address electronically or hand-written on an entrance voucher / ticket.

Thornton Hall Country Park is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Thornton Hall Country Park may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What we collect

We may collect personal information which we receive when:

  • You visit our premises
  • You use our services
  • you use our website ""
  • You interact with us on social media
  • You contact us
  • You apply for a job with us

We may collect the following types personal information:

  • Name and job title
  • Contact information including email address, telephone numbers, home address and other contact details
  • Dates of birth
  • School / organisation name, address, telephone numbers
  • Payment information (eg. credit card / bank details)
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Communication preferences
  • IP address
  • Medical details (if our first aiders treat you following an incident)
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
  • Other information that you voluntarily provide to us

How do we collect the information

We collect this information [directly] when you sign up to receive or use our services / you complete a survey / enter a competition or apply for a job.  We also collect this information [indirectly] from public sources (eg. social media, internet services).

What we do with the information we gather / Why do we collect it

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • To answer your questions.
  • Internal record keeping.
  • To provide you with services you have requested.
  • To create and manage your membership / party booking / group booking.
  • To process payments for our services.
  • To aid you if you have a medical incident.
  • Allow you to interact with us using social media.
  • As part of making recruitment decisions.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers, events or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided (with consent).
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
  • To meet our legal obligations.

Keeping you informed

Our website and social media keeps you informed of our news, special events and variety of services.  We are able to share this with you if you ask to 'Keep Updated' or 'Subscribe' at the bottom of our homepage / when purchasing tickets or services online / when completeing a membership form / party or group booking.  We will stay in touch by email or post - only where you have consented us to do so.

You may opt out at a later date using the "unsubscribe" link within our marketing emails or by contacting us (01282 841148).  You have the right to stop us from contacting you at any time for marketing purposes.  If contacted, we will remove you from our lists as soon as it is reasonably possible to do so.

If you haven't asked us to stay in touch, we may still need to contact you / send you messages from time to time with regards to our services, your membership, ticket and booking confirmations and payment processing.

Links to other websites / enagaging with social media

Our website / social media may contain links to other websites.  However, you should note that we do not have any control over these other websites.  Therefore once you leave our website using these links, we cannot be held responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide whilst using / visiting these sites.  Such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.

Please note that all our social media platforms (such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube) are subject to the terms and conditions of the platform provider as well as the privacy policies and use of cookies.  Information that you share with us through these platforms may therefore be used or sold for commercial purposes by the provider.

When engaging with our social media, please be cautious with regards to your personal details and privacy.  If you have a query that includes personal information, please contact us through our website or by phone (01282 841148) during office hours.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure as far as is reasonably possible to protect it from being inappropriately or accidentally accessed, used shared, destroyed or lost.  In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.  If you believe we have made an error, then please contact us and we will endeavour to correct it.

Your information may need to be passed to other companies in order to carry out our business activities / legal obligations.  This includes accountants, lawyers, outside professional advisors, support and hosting service providers, printed, advertising and service providers that assist us in carrying our our business activities.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

GDPR provides you with additional rights to your right to be informed (met by this policy) and your right to object to direct marketing.  You have the right to:

  • Access the information we hold about you
  • Have your information corrected if it is incorrect
  • Have your information erased if we are no longer entitled to use it / keep it

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:

Thornton Hall Country Park, Thornton-in-Craven, near Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 3TJ

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Published in Farm Information
Monday, 23 May 2016 09:03

Website Terms of Use

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Thornton Hall Country Park relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term 'Thornton Hall Country Park' or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website whose address is Thornton Hall Country Park, Thornton-in-Craven, near Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 3TJ . The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • This website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences.
  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • All trade marks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website.
  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
  • From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
  • Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Farm Park Terms and Conditions.

Published in Farm Information
Monday, 04 January 2016 10:53

And the winners areā€¦

The brightest stars of the Skipton business community were honoured at a sparkling awards ceremony at the Rendezvous Hotel last week.

The inaugural Skipton Business Awards, organised by Skipton Chamber of Trade & Commerce, brought together companies big and small to celebrate those who are really helping the local economy thrive.

The beautifully laid-out Malham Suite in the Rendezvous Hotel saw more than 230 members of the business community seated for the show, with the atmosphere a mix of excitement, hope and geniality.

Published in News
Thursday, 03 December 2015 17:09

Pony Party

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Published in Farm Information
Thursday, 03 December 2015 17:09

Farm Party

Published in Farm Information
Thursday, 03 December 2015 09:08

Quad Trex

Published in Farm Information
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 10:06

Toddler Sessions

Published in Farm Information
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 09:47

Cafe and Gift Shop

Join us in Harrison's Cafe where we serve a selection of quality teas and coffees as well as freshly prepared sandwiches, hot food, cakes, breakfasts and more.

Book a Classic Afternoon Tea (available from 2pm, advance booking is recommended):

Finger sandwiches, selection of sweet treats, scone with jam & cream, mini milkshake, choice of tea / coffee, £13.90 per head and add a 250ml bottle of Prosecco for £4.50

Mini Farmers Afternoon Tea:

Finger sandwiches, cucumber & carrot sticks with dip, pick n mix sweets, fruit kebabs, chocolate cake, mini milkshake, £6.90 per head

CALL TO BOOK: 01282 841148

We also have a gift shop with a selection of gifts, chosen especially for our Farm Park.


Published in Farm Information
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 09:04

Opening Times & Prices

Opening Times 2018 

Monday 3 Sept - today’s critter session will not be taking place today. This is due to illness and we are very sorry for any inconvenience caused. 


Monday 8 January - 24th December*
Open 10am
Close: 4.30pm (please note a closing time of 3pm in the off-peak season)
Please note last entry is 1 hour before closing.


(*) Early Closures 2018:
Please note early closure (3PM) for the following events / dates with limited activities available:

  • Saturday 28th July for our 'Rule the World' Tribute band event.
  • Saturday 3rd November for our Bonfire preparations.
Please note the farm park will be closed for the last 2 weeks in November for our Christmas preparations.


Admission Prices 2018

Toddler rates DO NOT apply in the holidays.

Annual passes, discount vouchers, offers / passes are NOT valid for our special events days.

FREE pony rides are not available on free pass entries, including radio stations vouchers.

Children £7
Adults £6.50
Seniors £6
Under 2’s £3.50
Under 1’s FREE

Group Discount tickets available

Quads from £4.00
Safari 25 min £3.50
Caterpillar £2.00
Pony Rides £2.50

Carers admitted free of charge on 1:1 ratio.
Proof of Carer ID required at entrance.
Group discounts available.

Annual Passes 2018

Annual passes are NOT valid for Toddler Session Days / Special Ticketed Events.
Valid for 1 year from date of purchase.
Adult - £42
Child (age 2 plus) - £45

Please view all our admission Terms & Conditions  here



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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!

We only allow Guide Dogs on to the farm sorry for any inconvenience.



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