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Tweddle Childrens Animal Farm

Tweddle Childrens Animal FarmFillpoke Lane
Blackhail Colliery
TS27 4BT
Telephone: 0191 5863311


Tweddle Childrens Animal Farm is a petting farm based on the North East coast between Hartlepool and Peterlee.

The farm has lots of friendly animals to meet and lots of hands on animal activities such as bottle feeding and rabbit cuddling.

Also on the farm are indoor and outdoor play areas, indoor and outdoor pedal go kart tracks, crazy golf, indoor sand pit, and lots more.

Why not take a jaunt on our tractor and trailer or enjoy a ride on the barrel train?

Enjoy something tasty in our tea room or bring a yummy picnic, we've lots of picnic areas, both indoor and outdoor.

Before you leave have a browse in our well stocked gift shop, too! Plus Tweddle Children's Animal Farm has a tea room, a snack bar open during school holidays and weekends from March to October, coffee machine in the indoor play area, snacks and ice cream available in the gift shop, and outdoor and indoor picnic areas.

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It may be worth checking out Tweddle Childrens Animal Farm's website to see if there are any special events or seasonal fun things to do that may be going on during the day.

We do strongly suggest you contact Tweddle Childrens Animal Farm before you set off on your family day out, just to make sure they are open and to confirm admission prices, as there is nothing worse than disappointed kids in the back of your car after a long journey.

Opening Times

2016 Details:

Open every day except Xmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Years Day
Open: 10am Close: 5pm March to October
Open: 10am Close: 4pm November to February


"I'm hungry"

Plenty of options available as described.

healthy food

Lots of healthy eating options on our tea room menu such as salads, jacket potatoes etc. Anyone with special dietary requirements should speak to the staff in the tea room.

"Can I have one of those?"

We sell a wide range of souvenirs and gifts in our shop ranging from pens, pencils etc to soft toys and pet accessories.

"i need a wee"

As well as our public toilets, we have a disabled toilet and a baby changing area.

and baby come too...

Microwave ovens are provided in the play areas for baby food and milk warming.


"are we there yet?"

Tweddle Childrens Animal Farm is located on the coast in between Hartlepool and Peterlee. From the A19 take the A181 for Durham/Castle Eden and turn towards Blackhall Colliery. From there follow our Brown Tourist Signs to the farm. Nearest train station is Hartlepool. Nearest bus stops are 1 mile away and are âThe Lido Garageâ or âThe Seagull Pubâ any top tips?

Wheelchair friendly. No restrictions to those with limited mobility. Pushchair friendly. Picnics welcome: lots of picnic areas outdoor and indoor.

Prices & Admission

2016 Prices:

Adult £6.50
Child £5.50
Kids under 2 go free!
Family: £22 (2+2 or 1+3)
Any loyalty programmes: Season Tickets
£26.50 per adult and £21.50 per child.


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Tweddle Childrens Animal FarmFillpoke Lane
Blackhail Colliery
TS27 4BT
Telephone: 0191 5863311