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Since we took over Monk Park Farm in 2021, we’ve been working hard to improve both the visitor experience and the welfare of our wonderful animals. We’ll be putting our latest developments here so keep an eye on this page… we’ve got lots of exciting plans ahead!

Mid summer update!

Mid summer update!

TripAdvisor Traveller's Choice 2023We’ve got some amazing news to kick off our mid summer round-up – Monk Park Farm has been announced as a 2023 Travellers’ Choice award winner! The award recognises businesses that have received consistently great customer ratings on...

Summer holidays at Monk Park Farm

Summer holidays at Monk Park Farm

School’s out, summer’s here and Monk Park Farm is the place to be! We are delighted to say that we'll be open EVERY DAY throughout the holidays with a range of fun activities on offer for all the family – including some brilliant new attractions! Make sure not to miss...

And they’re off! Pig racing comes to Monk Park Farm

And they’re off! Pig racing comes to Monk Park Farm

  We are super excited to announce that pig racing is launching at Monk Park Farm on May 27th – just in time for the half term holiday! Our miniature Penny Royal pigs are raring to go so come join in the fun and predict the winner!  These specially trained...

Sponsoring local youngster’s karting ambitions

Sponsoring local youngster’s karting ambitions

Young motorsports driver Stanley Clark’s first experience behind the wheel was in a go-kart at Monk Park Farm when he was two years old. Now aged 12, Stan is an emerging talent on the karting track - and we are delighted to be sponsoring him for the 2023 racing...

Vintage Engine and Tractor Display

Vintage Engine and Tractor Display

A fascinating selection of vintage agricultural engines and tractors will be on display at Monk Park Farm on Easter Sunday, April 9th. Around 30 working stationary engines will be shown at the farm by private collectors mainly from across Yorkshire, Cumbria and...

Opening times and tickets for 2023

Opening times and tickets for 2023

  We are really excited to announce our new opening times for our 2023 season after a busy last year for both our team and our animals. Our new season runs from March 24th until November 6th with our regular opening times from 10am to 5pm, Fridays to Mondays....

2023 season launch and what’s on

2023 season launch and what’s on

  Our 2023 season begins on March 24th and we’re ready and waiting to reopen the gates! We’ve got so much planned for this year and we can’t wait to show you all the new additions we’ve been working hard on over the winter. 2023 season launch on March 24th After...

Awards success for our Monk Park Farm team

Awards success for our Monk Park Farm team

We are absolutely delighted to be Highly Commended in the Small Farm Attraction of the Year category of the prestigious National Farm Attractions Network (NFAN) Awards 2023. It is fantastic recognition of everything we have achieved in our past two seasons under new...

A fantastic year: Review of 2022

A fantastic year: Review of 2022

2022 really was quite a year at Monk Park Farm. In just our second season under new ownership, we welcomed thousands of visitors, introduced more adorable animals, continued our programme of improvements and additions, expanded our team, and forged some fantastic...

AND THAT’S A WRAP 🎁

AND THAT’S A WRAP 🎁

We can’t believe it, that’s 2022 all wrapped up.   This is our second year at the farm and it’s been one hell of a year. We’ve brought in an amazing new team, transformed the farm, had an incredible sell out Easter and Halloween, hosted Christmas at the farm for the...

This Christmas, we believe in giving love.

This Christmas, we believe in giving love.

We’ve teamed up with the lovely people at @jennyruthworkshops. They have designed us some beautiful bespoke items including these Monk Park Farm baubles, Christmas Calendars, bird boxes and much much more.   Jenny Ruth are a charity where adults who have learning...

HE’S COMING 🎅🏼

HE’S COMING 🎅🏼

Santa Claus is coming to Monk Park Farm! He’ll be sat in his grotto for all the not-so-naughty and very nice children to come and visit him. But remember… He knows if you’ve been sleeping, He knows if you’re awake, He knows if you’ve been bad or good, So book your...

BIG AND BRIGHT – Halloween preparations have begun!

BIG AND BRIGHT – Halloween preparations have begun!

We are delighted to announce that Alice in Winter Wonderland is coming to Monk Park Farm.   Embark on a magical journey to meet Alice herself on this amazing adventure.   Visitors of all ages can follow the magnificent illuminations around the farm and immerse...

PUMPKIN RESTOCK 🎃

PUMPKIN RESTOCK 🎃

The team have been out getting the Pumpkin Patch stocked up ready for our Penultimate Pumpkin Picking Day. We can’t believe we’ve only got two more days of Halloween, it’s gone super fast. Today we’ve got a full list of activities including: Pumpkin Carving Pumpkin...

🎃 WE’VE GOT YOU COVERED 🌧️

🎃 WE’VE GOT YOU COVERED 🌧️

Come rain or shine, you’re guaranteed to have a great day out at Monk Park Farm. We’ve installed a huge new marquee with loads of seating, a massive indoor barn with cute animals to pet and a cafe with a cozy log burner PLUS FREE pumpkin with every child’s ticket...

Leeming Bar Grange Care Home Visit the Park

Leeming Bar Grange Care Home Visit the Park

We were delighted to welcome the residents of Leeming Bar Grange Care Home to the Park today...We welcome groups of all ages to the Park to meet the animals and enjoy the fresh air. The majority of our paths are easily accessible (the Woodland Walk can be a bit soft...

JENNYRUTH  all set up at the Park 🎨

JENNYRUTH all set up at the Park 🎨

Today only we’ve got the amazing guys from Jennyruth here at the farm. They have brought their stall with them to sell their fantastic work. Jennyruth have also helped us decorate the farm this Halloween with Pumpkins in the marquee, the Halloween Trail around the...

SHEEP SNUGGLES

SHEEP SNUGGLES

We’re delighted to welcome our newest additions to the farm, the lovely Valais Blacknose Sheep! Not only are they the cutest sheep in the whole wide world, they are also the cuddliest. They love attention so we’ve decided to add sheep cuddling to our activity board...