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Tweddle Children's Animal Farm

Tweddle Children's Animal Farm 

Bursting with Animal Fantasticness!

Look out for the  2 for 1 Entry Voucher in the vouchers section! 

A thrilling day out for the whole family, a visit will fill you with smiles. With indoor and outdoor play areas, pedal go-kart tracks, crazy golf and loads more activities kids will love and an excellent variety of animals that will make any young face light up.

Much more than just a farm!

There's lots of other activites here too.  Including 2 indoor play areas, indoor and outdoor pedal go-kart tracks, tractor rides, crazy golf, and loads more.

You can tour the farm and meet the animals here

Seasonal Events Including:

Santa's Special Grotto at Christmas

Easter Extravaganza

Halloween Activities

Teddy Bear's Picnics

School Groups

We cater for schools, nurseries, mother/toddler groups, childminders and other large groups.  Please phone Denise on 0191 5863311 for more details and details of discounts available.

Birthday Parties

We offer great Birthday Party Packages - see our events page for further details.

Cafe & Picnic Areas 

You'll find plenty of picnic areas around the farm - both inside and outside.  We also have a tea room serving an extensive menu. 

Gift Shop

Why not visit our well-stocked gift shop for souvenirs, toys, ice creams, sweets, and drinks.

A great day out for all the family
Tweddle Farm is bursting with Animal Fantasticness, so why not come along today and see for yourself. 

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Tweddle Children's Animal Farm
Fillpoke Lane
Blackhall Colliery
TS27 4BT
The farm has excellent access via the A1 and the A19.
A1 Directions
Leave the A1 at Junction 61. At the top of the slip road you will come to a roundabout. Turn right towards Bowburn A177. Stay on this road until you see a sign for the A181, located in Shincliffe village. Turn right here, then stay on this road. You will eventually come to a village signposted Castle Eden. Drive through this until you see a sign for Blackhall Colliery B1281. Turn left onto this road, stay on it and you will soon see a sign guiding you to us.
A19 Directions
Take the A181 junction off the A19 for Castle Eden, follow the signs to Black Hall Colliery and Tweddle Animal Farm (Brown Tourist Signs)


Tweddle Childrens Animal Farm, Fillpoke Lane, Blackhall Colliery, Co Durham, TS27 4BT

12.89 miles     0191 586 3311    

Autumn Activities

Autumn Activities

Now that we are in autumn everyone is looking for things to do with the kids to celebrate this lovely colourful season. Here we have some great ideas, and they don't all involve being cooped up indoors! Get out and enjoy the cooler, fresh air and the crunchy leaves under foot - you can always return home afterwards for a hot chocolate and a snuggle

Be safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe this Bonfire Night by making sure that you, pets and your family know and follow the very important Fireworks Code. Have fun if you are going to an event or having friends and family round at home. It includes safety rules for sparklers too! You will also be able to download our Fireworks Code poster to display if you are hosting an event.