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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 -

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Follow them on twitter (@LancashireCU)

On 31st January, Thornton Hall Country Park attended the National Farm Attractions Network Awards 2018 and were thrilled to receive a Highly Commended Awards for ‘BEST IN EDUCATION’.


Thanks for your interest - currently no vacancies.


Thornton Hall Country Park are delighted to have made the finals for the 2018 NFAN - National Farm Attractions Network Awards for the 'BEST IN EDUCATION’!  Wish us luck on 31st January when the winners will be announced.

We’re excited to let you know that in the Summer of 2018 ‘Critters 2 You’ will be joining us at the Farm Park full time!  Come along and make friends with their friendly critters and mini beasts.

As well as the team here at Thornton Hall Country Park, we’re sure you’re looking forward to the opening of our new entrance building in the Summer 2018!  Thanks for your patience & watch this space!

Thornton Hall Country Park are pleased to announce that they are now part of Yorkshire Attractions!  Looking forward to working with the team


Toddler Sessions - £6 per toddler with 1 adult free.  Applies Monday - Friday, term time only.  Additional adults charged £6.  Additional babies (under 1) will be free of charge - however if under 1s wish to attend the music classes, they will be charges £6 toddler rate. This rate is not available to groups of 15+ children & adults.  Minimum admission charge is £6.  Also see 'Events'.

Carers - Those caring for a child with a disability are admitted free of charge on 1:1 ratio.  Proof of carer ID required at entrance.

Special Ticketed Events - Season Tickets, online offers, free party/school/family passes and discount vouchers are NOT valid on our special ticketed event days (see individual events for more details).


Guide dogs are welcome but for the comfort and safety of our livestock, please leave other pooches behind.

Expectant Mums:

If you are pregnant, we offer our congratulations but please avoid contact with sheep & goats.

Farm Park rides are not recommended for pregnant women.


Please note all our events are subject to change and additional ones are to be added to the programme.

Some events are subject to an increased ticket price - please refer to individual event web pages for more details.

For many of our special events, we have a photographer on-site.  If you do not wish to be photographed please inform the staff on the ticket window on your arrival.

All events activities and opening times are subject to change.

Tickets purchased online for special events are non-refundable and non- transferable (please visit our Privacy Policy / Website Ts&Cs for information on data protection).

Farm Park:

Always wash your hands after animal contact.

Children must be supervised at all times.

No liability for loss, delay or inconvenience can be accepted.

The farm operates a NO SMOKING policy.

Farm Park rides are not recommended for pregnant women or people with back, joint injuries or heart conditions.

All rides are weather permitting.

Thornton Hall Country Park cannot accept liability for any damage or personal injury incurred whilst visiting the farm or on any ride.

We reserve the right to refuse admission.

No refunds given under any circumstances.

All activities and opening times are subject to change.

We reserve the right to withdraw, suspend and change all information, events and timings contained within our advertising.


A non refundable deposit of £50 secures your party slot. Please advise numbers at least 3 days before the party date.

Minimum number of 12 of all parties - Exclusive parties require a minimum number of 15.

2 adults free of charge plus 4 grandparents for the birthday child.

2 adults permitted free of charge for every paying party child attending (siblings not attending the party will be charged a reduced entry).

Balance of party to paid on the day of the party.

Annual Passes: Thornton Hall Country Park Annual Passes:

Are valid for 1 year from the ate of purchase.

Are not valid for Toddler Sessions (Mon – Fri, term time).

Are not valid for premium ticketed event days.

Do not include free pony rides.


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We are delighted to have made the finals for 2 fantastic awards:

  • The Visit Lancashire Tourism Awards - Best Small Visitor Attraction
  • The Yorkshire Post Rural Awards - Rural Tourist Attraction

Wish us luck!

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We're thrilled to have been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor for 2017.

Thank you to all our visitors and the team here at Thornton Hall Country Park!

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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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