Type:Children's Activity Centre

Great North Road, Thornhaugh, PETERBOROUGH, Cambridgeshire, PE8 6HJ

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Experience food, farming and the beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside on a visit to Sacrewell. We have got plenty to keep you and your family entertained, including, animals to meet, great outdoor spaces to explore, a fully restored 18th century watermill, an Artisan Courtyard, amazing outdoor play areas including our award winning natural play and a large indoor soft play centre. As part of The William Scott Abbott Trust, we would like to invite you to explore, experience and enjoy our favourite place.

Explore, Experience & Enjoy…

Sessions will run from: 9:00 – 12:30 and 13:00 to 16:30 and tickets must be pre-booked at


Adult  - £6.30  (Standard Price), £6.93 (Donation Price)
Children - £4.75 (Standard Price), £5.23 (Donation Price)
Concessions £5.04 (Standard Price), £5.54 (Donation Price)
Under 2’s - Free
Annual Pass Holders - Free

If you have purchased our annual pass entry ticket, please ensure you bring your annual pass identification with you upon entry. 

Please purchase your Playbarn tickets on arrival to your pre-booked session from reception. (Annual Pass Holders and Under 2’s are free) Playbarn tickets can only be purchased with a valid Farm Admission.

Adult Playbarn Admission: £1 – Children Playbarn Admission: £2

There are exciting nature trails for visitors to take part in during their session, themed around the site’s history, heritage, rare breed farm animals and award winning natural outdoor play area.

The outdoor adventure play area has been a big hit with children since it first opened in autumn 2020. We are delighted to offer children from babies to 12-year-olds the chance to enjoy hours of fun in a farmyard-themed playground with over 30 different pieces of high-quality equipment.

We monitor the number of people on site at any one time, cleaning thoroughly between sessions and utilising the beautiful outdoor spaces that we have here at Sacrewell to create the wonderful experiences that our visitors are used to.

O8 are operating on the grounds of the farm as well as offering take away refreshments from the O8 cafe. Homemade woodfired pizza is available daily from 11am until 2pm.


Sacrewell Annual Passes

Become a Sacrewell Pass Holder, and save on entry for 12 months

Sacrewell are pleased to offer a number of Pass Schemes, which will provide you with excellent value for money and permits you entry to the site throughout the year.

Sacrewell Access All Areas Pass

In purchasing a Sacrewell Access All Areas Pass you will become a pass holder and be entitled free entry to any day Sacrewell is open. Includes entry to indoor soft play for at least 1 session per day morning and 1 session per afternoon. Price: Adult £71.47; Child £49.01 and Concession £57.18 (Please note the Playbarn may be closed due to private hire)

Sacrewell Term Time Pass

In purchasing a Sacrewell Term Time Pass you will become a pass holder and be entitled free entry to all weekday Sacrewell is open during Cambridgeshire term-time. Includes indoor soft play for at least 1 session per morning and 1 session per afternoon. Price: Adult £40.00; Child £30.00 and Concession £32.00​​​​​​

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Camping and Caravanning

If you’re after a room with a view, you’ll find it at Sacrewell, which overlooks some of the most beautiful countryside in Cambridgeshire. If you’re a glamper and can’t do without your comforts, there are 27 electric hook-up points. For those who prefer an authentic night under canvas (or in a caravan, camper van or motor home), there are 48 spacious grass pitches.  Campers receive an exclusive campers discount off session entries on your stay.

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The Artisan Courtyard

The Artisan Courtyard, having transformed our courtyard and outbuildings into a rural hub for artisan businesses, you can now take a piece of Sacrewell home with you, learn about traditional methods used to create food and crafts here on site, or take part in a workshop.

Meet the makers:
Stamford Heavenly Chocolates
Glyn Mould Woodcarving
Whyte Wytch Cheese
Nene valley Spirits
Nene Coppicing & Craft
Hops & Hares
Dave Baynes the Blacksmith
1642 Field Sports

For information on products and services please visit the makers' websites.

Sacrewell is situated off the A47 Peterborough to Leicester Road, near where the A47 crosses the A1 at Wansford. It is well signposted on each road. Our official address is Great North Road, Thornhaugh, Peterborough, PE8 6HJ.

We always welcome your comments, questions, or suggestions – please send these to

Guide Prices

High Season (11th Feb 2012 – 31st Oct 2012) – Adult £6.95, Senior £5.95, Child £5.25, Child under 2 FREE, Family Ticket £21.50

Low Season (1st Nov 2012 – 8th Feb 2013) – Adult £5.95, Senior £4.95, Child £4.25, Child under 2 FREE, Family Ticket £17.50


Thursday, 21st October 2021 - Sunday, 23rd October 2022

Blacksmithing at SacrewellBlacksmithing WorkshopsHot metal, a roaring fire and an anvil. This heritage craft would once have been found in every village but is now a rare sight. We’re very fortunate at Sacrewell to be able to offer one-to-one lessons (or one-to-two, depending on the workshop, if you wish to work with a friend or relative) with…
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  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Wedding receptions


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

18th century watermill, Playbarn, Agricultural edication, Farm and activity centre, Camping and caravanningThe nearest railway station is Peterborough, which is 8 miles away.


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Opening Times

* High Season – Open 9.30am-5pm
Low Season – Open 10am – 4pm

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