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Pumpkin Patch, Wizard School and Spooky Activities at Thornton Hall Country Park this Halloween …

PUBLISHED: 17:42 25 September 2018 | UPDATED: 13:49 02 October 2018

Thornton Hall's brand new mysterious Pumpkin Patch (c) I-DOPHOTOS

Thornton Hall's brand new mysterious Pumpkin Patch (c) I-DOPHOTOS


Hidden on the borders of North Yorkshire & Lancashire’s countryside this Halloween is Thornton Hall Country Park’s secret school of Wizards & Witches!

Halloween by Day

13th October – 2nd November (open from 10am)

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?

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


Halloween Half Term - School of Wizards & Witches!

20th October – 2nd November (open from 10am)

As well as all the usual farm fun, complete the various daily activities, included in your normal admission, to pass your ‘Witch & Wizard exams’.

Enrol at the School of Wizards & Witches (c) I-DOPHOTOSEnrol at the School of Wizards & Witches (c) I-DOPHOTOS

Broomstick training, scary mazes, spells & charms and Halloween crafts – there is something for everyone at Thornton Hall Country Park this Halloween.


Have a magical unicorn ride (*) or face your fears and meet some scary critters as well as freaky face art (*) and lessons in mysterious circus skills (visit the website for confirmed daily activities).

Pumpkin Patch – NEW for 2018!

Pick your pumpkin and take it back to the Farm to carve (c) Andrew WoodhousePick your pumpkin and take it back to the Farm to carve (c) Andrew Woodhouse

13th – 31st October

Find your way to Thornton Hall’s mysterious Pumpkin Patch * (NEW for 2018!) where you can pick your pumpkin and take it back to the Farm to carve – to scare away those ghouls and ghosts this Halloween!


Farm Park Opening Times / Prices:

Open daily (7 days a week) from 10am

Farm Park Admission Prices £0-£7 per person (*)

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


Little Monsters! Toddler Halloween Party

18th & 19th October

As part of the Farm Park’s popular Toddler Sessions (Mini Farmers Mon-Fri, 10am – 3pm, term time) bring your little monsters along to the Toddler Halloween Party on Thursday 18th or Friday 19th October – entertainment, games, treasure hunts, crafts and hay-bales of spooky farm fun!

Special Toddler rate for this event – only £6 for your Toddler, 1 adult goes free!


More Fantastic Events …

Other incredible upcoming events include a Bonfire & Fireworks Extravaganza on 3rd November (a sell-out for the last 2 years!)

Huge bonfire, firework extravaganza to music, live entertainment and bar.

Bonfire & Fireworks ExtravaganzaBonfire & Fireworks Extravaganza

Please note:


This is a ticketed event £0-£10 per person(buy online via the website).

No sparkers 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 (!) A Thornton Hall Christmas Adventure in December! 2018 will be the fourth year that Thornton Hall Country Park have welcomed a very special visitor to the Farm, SANTA!

A Thornton Hall Christmas AdventureA Thornton Hall Christmas Adventure

2017’s event received a staggering 100% 5* feedback on Trip Advisor and Facebook! And this year’s Christmas experiences promise to be better than ever.

The Chief Elf in Lapland needs your help – she can’t possibly get everything ready in time for Christmas without you! Live shows, Elf workshops (Build as Bear), Mrs Christmas’ kitchen, a Santa Express ride to the Deer Park, magical Grotto visit and much more!

Options also available to ‘Dine with Santa’ and NEW ‘Just Be You’ sessions (for families & children with additional needs).


Please note:

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.

Thornton Hall Country Park, Thornton-in-Craven, near Skipton BD23 3TS

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