Toddlers Primary Tweens Indoor & Outdoor Animals Outdoor Fun Indoor Fun

Hall Hill Farm

Hall Hill Farm, Lanchester, Durham, County Durham, DH7 0TA
01388 731333
Average time spent - 4 hours
Featured image for Hall Hill Farm

Things to do at Hall Hill Farm review

Hall Hill Farm is an award-winning attraction in County Durham. I would recommend allowing 4 hours for your visit but if the weather is fine, you can easily spend all day there. Hall Hill Farm is an all-weather attraction.

Indoors you will find small animals that you can pet and hold (with staff supervision) throughout the day. The bunnies are right by the entrance and a brilliant way to start your visit. There are lots of hand washing facilities in all of the barns at Hall Hill.

If you visit in Springtime, you will have the opportunity to bottle feed lambs (also indoors). This happens at various intervals throughout the day and can get busy but the staff are fantastic and will ensure everyone gets a turn. If you haven’t bottle-fed lambs before, definitely give it a try. They are hilarious. They are pretty strong too so make sure young children are supervised.

There is a huge indoor play barn at Hall Hill with a giant soft play frame and seats for parents where you can grab a coffee. 

Outdoors there are various animals to meet and feed – our favourites are the pigs and Highland cows. So cute! You can also take a donkey ride around the paddock for a small additional charge (weight restrictions apply).

Beyond animals, Hall Hill has invested in lots of play equipment for children. There is a large outdoor adventure playground that is always popular (surrounded by picnic tables should you wish to bring your own snacks), a toboggan run which is great fun and outdoor bouncing pillows – all available at no additional cost.

Hall Hill Farm is quite a small site and you will not need to walk far too far to get around the whole of the site – they do seem to pack a lot in here! One aspect which makes Hall Hill fairly unique is their daily puppet shows which take place in the barn.

You cannot leave Hall Hill Farm without milking the pretend cow – my kids love doing this but judging by the water that ends up all over,  I don’t think they are ready for the real thing quite yet.

Covid 19 – Please check the website or social media of an attraction before visiting. Many places may be open differently and some remain closed. Reviews do not mention all of these changes or possible price changes. Most places still require you to pre-book online in advance.

FAQ and Further Information Hall Hill Farm

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving homemade food and picnic areas too. You can picnic outdoors.

What are the main things to do?

Animals that you can pet and hold and animals that you can feed, indoor play barn, donkey rides for an additional charge, outdoor adventure playground, toboggan run. There are toilets, a shop and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

*Mid-range
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *An adult ticket is just under £9.45 and £8.50 for a child aged 2-15. Under 2’s are free. Family saver tickets are available.

Is there parking?

There is free parking.

When are they open?

Hall Hill Farm Park is open every day from April until September. Other months it is mostly open weekends or school holidays. For up to date opening times and dates please follow this link.

Dog friendly?

Only assistance dogs are permitted.

Are they accessible?

Guest post written by Samantha, writer at www.visit-newcastle.co.uk 

Hall Hill Farm
Hall Hill Farm
Hall Hill Farm

*This post contains affiliate links


Join in the conversation of find a great day out near you, join us on Facebook and Instagram 

Top attractions in County Durham

  • Broom House Farm Forest Adventure
    Toddlers Primary Tweens Outdoor Great Outdoors Outdoor Fun

    Broom House Farm Forest Adventure

    Broom House Farm Forest Adventure, Broom House, Long Edge, Witton Gilbert, County Durham, DH7 6TR

  • Clip ‘n Climb Stockton
    Primary Tweens Teens Indoor Indoor Fun Adventure

    Clip ‘n Climb Stockton

    Clip 'n Climb Stockton, Portrack Interchange Business Park, 11 Cheltenham Rd, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, TS18 2AD

  • Beamish the Living Museum of the North
    All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Museum

    Beamish the Living Museum of the North

    Beamish Museum, Regional resource centre, Beamish, County Durham, DH9 0RG

  • Raby Castle
    All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Historical Outdoor Fun

    Raby Castle

    Raby Castle, Staindrop, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 3AH

  • Tweddle Children’s Animal Farm
    Primary Toddlers Indoor & Outdoor Animals Outdoor Fun Indoor Fun

    Tweddle Children’s Animal Farm

    Tweddle Children's Animal Farm, Filipoke Lane, Blackhall Colliery, Hartlepool, County Durham, TS27 4BT

  • Adventure Valley
    Primary Tweens Toddlers Indoor & Outdoor Outdoor Fun Indoor Fun

    Adventure Valley

    Adventure Valley, Union Hall Farm, The Bungalows Finchale Abbey F, Durham, County Durham, DH1 5SG