We are open all year except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. Last entry in to the centre is 1 hour before closing, so make sure you give yourself enough time to enjoy your visit.


Opening Times


Monday         12:00 - 16:00 

Tuesday         12:00 - 16:00 

Wednesday    12:00 - 16:00 

Thursday        12:00 - 16:00 

Friday            12:00 - 16:00 

Saturday        12:00 - 16:00 

Sunday          12:00 - 16:00 


TEMPORARILY CLOSED - Please watch this page for reopening dates


During winter if weather conditions are snowy or icy we advise to ring before you visit to check we are open or whether any of your visit will be affected.



Admission Prices

Adults: £5.95 (two adults £10.95)

Children (3-15): £4.95

Children under 3: free


Concessions: £4.95

OAPs, Carers, Students


Family: £19.95 - Pay only £10 for a family if you join as members. See below for details.

2 adults & up to 4 children/concessions

Bags of animal feed are £1 each or 3 bags for £2.50

Receive a free bag of animal feed when you Gift Aid* your admission.

*Gift Aid does not cost any more but you must be a UK tax payer.

Children 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

The outside areas have grass walkways which can often be damp. We recommend wearing suitable footwear. Sandals and other similar footwear is not advised.





We offer a range of membership options providing you with unlimited entry to the park.

Our family package gives admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children for only £10 a month.

Don't have children? No worries, we have an option for couples for £7 a month, and just £5 a month for individuals.


For more information about membership and to sign up please visit the Membership page.

Alternatively collect and fill in a membership form when you visit and pay for your first month in cash.

Tel: 01833 627444 / 07764 352835



Wetheriggs Animal Rescue

Thorpe Farm Centre

Barnard Castle

County Durham

DL12 9TY

Wetheriggs is based at Thorpe Farm Centre. Visit their website for more details

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Wetheriggs is a registered UK charity

 Charity no. 1131536

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