It is possible to book A Thornton Hall Christmas Adventure on selected dates between Saturday 30th November – Tuesday 24th December.  Visit the web page here.

It is possible for Toddlers to Dine with Santa (BREAKFAST / LUNCH) from Monday 10th – Friday 14th December.  Visit the web page here.

Farm Park admission is available at the normal admission price (£0 – £7 per person) every day during December (please note this includes farm park activities and access to the Christmas craft area ONLY). Last day of opening is Monday 24thDecember.

** Please note the Farm Park is closed for the last 2 weeks of November in preparation for Christmas **

During your experiences you’ll meet a few festive characters but nothing scary.  We recommend our Christmas experiences for all ages (0 – 100!).  Bring the whole family!

It is possible to visit Santa when you book A Thornton Hall Christmas Adventure or a Dine with Santa Experience.

NOTE : it is NOT possible to visit Santa in his Grotto unless you have tickets for A Thornton Hall Christmas Adventure.  Santa visits are NOT included with general Farm Park admission or as part of our Toddler Sessions.

Yes! See December admission prices below. Includes all the usual farm activities and Christmas crafts.

Farm Park admission is available at the normal admission price (£0 – £7 per person) every day during December (open from 10am).

Toddler Sessions (Mon – Fri, term time, 10am – 3pm) until 19th December is at the usual Toddler rate:
Toddler – £6 with 1 adult attending free of charge.
Under 1s free when not attending a class.
Additional adults – £6

Yes – all tickets for Christmas Experiences will be available to purchase online from September 2018.

No.  Tickets can be purchased online for all our Christmas experiences.  Farm Park admission / Toddler admission can be paid on the day at the ticket office.

We recommend you pre-book your Christmas Experience as slots do sell out.

No.  It is NOT possible to visit Santa in his Grotto unless you are booked onto A Thornton Hall Christmas Adventure  or a Toddler Breakfast/Lunch.  Santa visits are NOT included with general Farm Park admission or as part of our Toddler Sessions.

No, once your tickets have been purchased, we are unable to change, cancel or refund your booking.  Please visit our Terms & Conditions for more information.

There are approximately 20 people in each session (children/adults).

No.  These are not valid for special events (but can be used if you are simply attending the Farm Park for general admission).

As well as your 2-hour Christmas experience (A Thornton Hall Christmas and Toddler Breakfast/Lunch), all experience tickets also include all day Farm Park access – come and enjoy all our farm activities and animal encounters too!

Each experience lasts approx 2 – 2½ hours.  We request that visitors arrive AT LEAST 10 minutes before their scheduled time slot.

Experience tickets also include all day farm park access – come and enjoy all our farm activities and animal encounters too!  Open from 10am – 4.30pm.

We request that visitors arrive AT LEAST 10 minutes before their scheduled time slot.  It is essential the experiences start on time to ensure you do not miss any part of your experience.

  • Child BREAKFAST / LUNCH platters include Christmas tree crumpets, waffles, pancakes, gingerbread man, strawberries/banana slices, maple syrup/chocolate sauce, orange or blackcurrant squash.
  • Child TEA platters include sandwiches, waffles, popcorn, gingerbread man, strawberries/banana slices, maple syrup/chocolate sauce, drink (orange or blackcurrant squash).
  • Adult BREAKFAST platters include a choice of bacon or egg sandwich and a tea or coffee.
  • Adult LUNCH platters include turkey, cranberry & stuffing sandwich, crisps and a tea or coffee.
  • Adult TEA platters include turkey, cranberry & stuffing sandwich, crisps and a tea or coffee.

** please inform us of any dietary requirements at the time of booking **

** Menus are subject to change ** Additional charge for adult platters **

This is a rural based visitor attraction.  Whilst we endeavour to make sure as many areas as possible are heated, we would recommend bringing outdoor clothing and suitable footwear, hats and gloves.

Please feel free to take as many photos as you wish of your experience.  All visitors will be provided with plenty of time to have their photo with Santa. Make sure you tag us on your social media. #AChristmasAdventure

All areas of the farm can be accessed by wheelchair users and those with additional needs.  Please do not hesitate to contact us in advance if you have any concerns with regards to access.

NEWJust Be You sessions are available to book for those with additional needs (smaller groups, lengthier sessions).  It is intended that these will allow visitors (and their families) to take time to adapt to their surroundings to allow for a more comfortable, stress-free event.

The ‘Adventure’ includes a bumpy ride to the Deer Park on the Arctic Express.  Assistance will be available but please contact us in advance if this part of the experience will be problematic.

Always ask your Elf if you need any assistance.

Carers can attend free of charge with proof of a Disabled Carer’s ID (1:1). ** complete at time of booking – ID will be requested on your arrival at the Farm Park.

Harrison’s Café is open at the Farm Park from 10am – 4.30pm and serves a selection of hot and cold drinks as well as freshly prepared food.

** please inform us of any dietary requirements**

Each group will visit Santa’s magical grotto altogether with their Elf.  During their 20 minute visit the children will meet Santa in turn to receive their gift as well as listening to stories and singing songs.  Time is provided for all to have their photo(s) with the Man in Red (so don’t forget your camera!)