Thornton Hall Country Park - 2019 Autumn and Winter activities

Pumpkin Picking

Pumpkin Picking - Credit: Archant

Hidden on the borders of North Yorkshire & Lancashire’s countryside is the award-winning Thornton Hall Country Park. The perfect destination for farm fun, animal encounters, indoor/outdoor play areas and spooky entertainment this Halloween!

Scary Maze

Scary Maze - Credit: Archant

Halloween and Pumpkin Picking Patch

12th - 31st October

Are you brave enough to take part in the farm park's grisly deeds such as bloody lamb and calf feeding, freaky animal petting and eerie egg collecting?

Find your way to Thornton Hall's mysterious Pumpkin Patch (*) where you can pick your pumpkin and take it back to the Farm to carve - to scare away those ghouls and ghosts!

Guaranteed to be loved by all ages …. come along if you dare!

Halloween Toddler Special

Halloween Toddler Special - Credit: Archant

October Half Term!

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19th October - 3rd November

There is a barn-full of entertainment and special guests each week-day this October Half Term. Have a magical unicorn ride (*), meet special guests (from a Galaxy far, far away!) or face your fears and meet some scary critters. Visit the holiday web-page for more details here.

So, what are you waiting for? Grab your broomstick (!) and head on down to the Farm!

Farm Park Opening Times / Prices:

Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night - Credit: Archant

Open daily (7 days a week) from 10am

Farm Park Admission £0-£7 per person

* Additional Charges for: Pumpkin Picking (£3.50), Unicorn Pony rides (£2.50), Caterpillar (£2), Junior Quads (£4) & Safari rides (£3.50 each).



Christmas at Thornton Hall Country Park

Christmas at Thornton Hall Country Park - Credit: Archant

Toddler Halloween Party!

17th & 18th October

As part of the Farm Park's 'Mini Farmers' Toddler Sessions (Mon-Fri, 10am - 3pm, term time) bring your little monsters along to the Toddler Halloween Party on Thursday 17th or Friday 18th October. Entertainment, games, treasure hunts, crafts and hay-bales of spooky farm fun! Special Toddler rate - only £6 for your Toddler, 1 adult goes free!

More Fantastic Events …

Other incredible upcoming events include a Bonfire & Fireworks Extravaganza on Saturday 2nd November (huge bonfire, firework extravaganza to music, children's entertainment, live music & DJ, Fire-breathers and bar).

A Thornton Hall Christmas Adventure

A Thornton Hall Christmas Adventure - Credit: Archant

Info / Prices:

This is a ticketed event £0-£10 per person (buy online via the website). Gates open 6pm. Bonfire lit 7pm. Fireworks 7.30pm.

No sparklers allowed. Hot food & drinks available to purchase.

Annual passes, online offers, free passes and discount vouchers are NOT valid for this event.

And last but not least the award-nominated Thornton Hall Christmas Adventure returns in December!


2019 will be the fifth year that Thornton Hall Country Park have welcomed a very special visitor to the Farm, SANTA!

This magical event received a staggering 100% 5* feedback on Trip Advisor and Facebook for 2017 AND 2018!

And this year's Christmas experiences promise to be better than ever.

Options also available for Toddlers to have Breakfast/Lunch with Santa' and 'Just Be You' sessions (for families & children with additional needs).


This is a ticketed event (buy online via the website).

Annual passes, online offers, free passes and discount vouchers are NOT valid for this event.

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