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WE WON!! Best Small Visitor Attraction 2018!

WE WON!! Best Small Visitor Attraction 2018!
08 Nov 2018

Thornton Hall Country Park were over the moon to be presented the award for 'Best Small Visitor Attraction 2018' at the Visit Lancashire Tourism Awards.  A fantastic evening hosted by Marketing Lancashire at the new Imperial Banqueting Suite in Preston.

NEW WEDDING VENUE - THORNTON HALL!

NEW WEDDING VENUE - THORNTON HALL!
05 Oct 2018

Our first wedding has taken place in our stunning new wedding venue ‘Thornton Hall’ this September!

Download our wedding brochure here.

Join us for our first Wedding Open Day on 11th November - more information here.

Award Finals

Award Finals
12 Sep 2018

Thornton Hall Country Park are very excited, this Autumn they are in the FINALS for the following Awards:

* White Rose Tourism Event Award 2018 (for A Thornton Hall Christmas Adventure )
* Visit Lancashire Event Award 2018 (for A Thornton Hall Christmas Adventure )
* Visit Lancashire Small Visitor Attraction Award 2018

Keeping everything crossed!

Extreme Cake Makers

Extreme Cake Makers
12 Apr 2018

We were very excited to be featured on the latest Channel 4 series of 'Extreme Cake Makers'!  Cake-maker 'Molly' chose Thornton Hall Country Park to make a show-stopping cake for our special 'Teddy Bear's Picnic' event.

2018 Red Rose Awards

2018 Red Rose Awards
28 Mar 2018

The team at Thornton Hall Country Park were thrilled to WIN the 'Best in Leisure & Tourism' Award for the 2nd year!Thornton Hall Country Park were delighted to have made the finals for the first time at the 2018 Red Rose Awards for the 'Best Leisure & Tourism Business'.  The event took place at the Blackpool Winter Gardens.

2018 Skipton Business Awards

2018 Skipton Business Awards
28 Mar 2018

The 2018 Skipton Business Awards took place on Thursday 22nd March at the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton.  Both Thornton Hall Country Park AND Quadtrex made the finals for the 'Best Leisure & Tourism' Award.

BBC - The One Show Visit The Farm

BBC - The One Show Visit The Farm
28 Feb 2018

Mike Dilger and his team from BBC's The One Show were filming in the North of England for a ‘Snow Special’ about the 'Beast from The East’ and how the harsh weather was affecting businesses.

They approached us (Thornton Hall Country Park) and we were delighted to help out!  We are open 7 days a week and all our animals need our attention - even more so in severe weather conditions.

Farmer Benny (Peter Benson) our Lifestock Manager did a fantastic job in front of the camera and the whole team couldn’t wait to tune in and watch 'The One Show' later on.

A Learning Destination for Children’s University

A Learning Destination for Children’s University
08 Feb 2018

Thornton Hall Country Park are now a Learning Destination for Children’s University! From February 2018, details will be sent to local schools wishing to take part in this fantastic education initiative.

Pupils can gain passport credits each time they attend the Farm Park and complete certain activities (eg. Lamb Feeding, Animal Petting, Egg Collecting, Safari Ride).

Organisations participating can be viewed on their website - www.childrensuniversity.co.uk/maps

Follow them on facebook (www.facebook.com/Lancashire-Childrens-University-570551403067632)

Follow them on twitter (@LancashireCU)

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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!

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