What is Thorp Perrow?

Thorp Perrow is a place located in Bedale with a Arboretum and bird of prey centre. The Arboretum is covering 100 acres of many different shrubs and trees. Moreover this includes five National Collections and holds one of the largest collections of shrubs and trees. 

What is in the Thorp Perrow?

Explore acres of stunning woodland, run wild and free in the adventure play area or meet exotic birds and animals, no two visits to Thorp Perrow Arboretum are the same!

What is the Bird of prey centre?

The bird of prey centre is also a mammal centre that offers flying demonstrations and meeting mammals such as meerkats, wallabies, pygmy goats and Shetland sheep. The birds they have are the commonly found Hawks, Eagles, Falcons and owls however they also have exotics including Cara Cara, Kookaburra and Tawny Frogmouths.

Experience Days / Events

There are daily flying displays where the highly trained falconers show of there training. Another is a range of experience days such as Owl Experience and Hawk walk.

The packed diary of events offers something for everyone, from seasonally-themed trails and activity weekends, open-air tribute band concerts, to expert-led tours and walks. The licensed tearoom serves a delicious range of locally-produced seasonal lunches and a mouth-watering selection of cakes and sweet treats. Kids have their own dedicated menu, perfect for re-fuelling after running wild and free in the adventure play area.

What is the accessibility:

Disabled visitors are welcome at Thorp Perrow with much of the Arboretum accessible by wheelchair.

Disabled toilets are situated at the entrance, and at the Bird of Prey and Mammal Centre.


For more information on this listing you can check out their website using [link]

For more outdoor spaces listings on the Eric Knows website you can use [link]

Rate us and Write a Review

Your Rating for this listing


Your review is recommended to be at least 140 characters long


Show all timings
  • Saturday09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Sunday09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Monday09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Tuesday09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Wednesday09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Thursday09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Friday09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • ££££
building Own or work here? Claim Now! Claim Now!

imageYour request has been submitted successfully.