It is with sadness that we are announcing that Thurleigh Farm Centre will be closing. As a family we took over running the farm 12 years ago. Over that time we have seen it flourish into a centre where parents and children can have family fun together. It has given us great pleasure in seeing a little one’s face light up during animal feeding or the shrieks of laughter as a parent and child race down the wavy slide. We have sought to introduce activities that children can sample and take up as a hobby such as archery and in recent years we have seen our interactive story telling as being most rewarding. Farmer Mark’s dry sense of humour has enabled our story-telling and Santa visits to engage both an adult and child audience. Our philosophy in setting up has been to create somewhere where adults and children can share their leisure times.
We don’t need to tell our regular visitors how hard we have worked to create an entity that entertains and are grateful to our loyal staff that have supported so fantastically and to our wonderful members and visitors who have appreciated what we have sought to achieve.
However to continue to run the Centre would be at a cost to our family and the demands, not least from health and safety, are becoming more onerous. Put bluntly we have run out of energy! To close the Centre is not a decision taken lightly but we will be closing at 5:30pm on Sunday the 27th September.
We would like to thank everyone who has supported us over the years and wish you all success in finding new adventures and creating more memories. If anyone would like to make a last visit to the farm it would be great to see you, Mark & Tigger.
In the meantime we are open from 9.30 am.
Parent & Toddler rates apply term time when you arrive before 11 a.m. to enjoy our early bird entrance rate of £4.00 per person including a hot drink! The indoor & outdoor play areas including the trampolines and farm are open for you to explore and a tractor trailer ride usually operates around 11 a.m. and again at 2 p.m. These are usually followed by animal feeding and bunny cuddling.
If you would like to find out even more or would just prefer to talk rather than click, give us a call on 01234 771597.