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Event Series Event Series: Big Machines

Big Machines

August 28, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Create HUGE memories at BIG machines. For two days only, if you have a little or big person who LOVES tractors, diggers, and excavators then DO NOT miss out! 

Date: Sunday 27th August & Sunday 28th August (bank holiday!)



Big Machine Display:

Get up close with our BIG machines. From tractors to diggers, excavators, and much more!


NEW FOR 2023: Game On: LIVE!

Join our hosts in this 30-minute interactive gameshow, full of fun and laughs. Take part in group spot games for an opportunity to battle it out on stage to win FREE return tickets to the park. Every show is different, and participation optional (although encouraged). GAME ON


NEW FOR 2023: FoamZone!

Step into FoamZone and end your day with 20 minutes of mayhem in the ultimate family foam party! Enter the foam, join the party, or sit back and watch the madness unfold!


Walkabout Entertainment


What else is included:

  • Full day entry into the farm park (10am – 4.30pm)
  • Farm Tours and animal activities including pony grooming, bottle feeding, and animal petting.
  • Indoor soft play area (book your selected time slot online)
  • Outdoor play.
  • Jumping Pillows (weather permitting)


Rides (weather permitting /additional charge):

  • Caterpillar Ride
  • Farm Safari
  • Pony rides
  • Junior quads


SOFT PLAY: timed slots only

Your ticket allows entry into Thornton Hall Farm (10am – 4.30pm). Please note your soft play timed slot MUST be selected by you upon booking.

  • Purpose-built 3 story structure  
  • Four-lane slide
  • Plus 3 other slides!
  • Climbing volcano area
  • Electric go karts (additional charge)
  • Baby and Toddler area
  • Role-play shops
  • Diner serving delicious home-cooked food and hot drinks. 


Book your FREE timed slot online:
Times: 9.30 – 11.00 | 11.15 – 12.45  | 1.00 – 2.20| 2.45 – 4.15




Adult:               £9.95

Child:               £14.95

Under 2:          £9.95

Under 1:          FREE

Carer:              FREE (Ts & Cs apply)

Blue Light:     Adult FREE


Please note:

  • Your ticket allows farm entry between 10am – 4.30pm but a soft play time slot must be selected.
  • Additional booking fee for online bookings
  • Vouchers are NOT valid for this event
  • ‘On the door’ costs are an additional £1.00 pp and are subject to availability
  • Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable
  • View our terms and conditions apply: CLICK HERE



  • The Diner is located within the soft play area and serves a selection of delicious homemade burgers, pizzas, hotdogs, salads and drinks. 
  • Please CLICK HERE to view the full menu.
  • Our Street Food Trailer is located by the Secret Garden where hot food and drinks can be purchased. (limited menu)
  • The Dessert Pod and Secret Garden bar will be open during your visit at selected times.
  • Picnics are allowed with outdoor tables available for you to use. Picnics are not permitted in the Diner or Secret Garden seating area.
  • We cater for allergens however please speak to a member of the team before ordering.


*FoamZone! Restrictions

  • FoamZone! is a weather-permitting show and will not operate in adverse weather
  • The FoamZone is a foam party operated by a foam cannon, those entering the FoamZone will get foam on their persons/clothes
  • The area where the FoamZone takes place may become wet and slippy due to the nature of the foam. All participants enter the area at their own risk and the venue cannot be held responsible for any injury or damage caused by participating
  • Those aged under 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times in the FoamZone!
  • Those aged under 2 are not permitted in the FoamZone!
  • Guests cannot enter The Diner or Soft Play areas with foam on their clothing/persons. We recommend taking part in the FoamZone after accessing these areas or bringing a change of clothes.
  • There are no washing facilities at the venue, we recommend bringing a change of clothes if you wish to enter the FoamZone
  • The venue cannot be held responsible for any damage to clothing or personal items by taking part in FoamZone, or by coming into contact with those who have been in FoamZone!
  • Participants take part in the FoamZone at their own risk, the venue cannot be held responsible for any injury to damage caused by taking part in the FoamZone

Terms and conditions apply.


August 28, 2023
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Event Category:


Thornton Hall Country Park
Thornton in Craven
Near Skipton, BD23 3TS United Kingdom
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