Imagine a place with stunning rural views, fabulous food and a wonderful assortment of horses for you to enjoy, all within fifteen minutes from the Centre of Burnley and the M65. That place is Shores Hey Farm, Briercliffe, the home of the HAPPA. Open daily from 11am – 4pm (the stables are closed Wednesdays and Thursdays) the site offers beautiful horses, great outdoor space, indoor and outdoor activities, fabulous food, conferencing, shopping and room and arena hire.
A real hidden gem, Shores Hey Farm has offered HAPPA the opportunity to provide a Second Chance for many hundreds of horses over the years and our professional and effective rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming service is the envy of many, much larger industry leaders.
Guests can meet most of the horsey residents and find out more about them, there are opportunities to watch some of them during Arena displays in the afternoon, sponsor a horse or pony and even take a HAPPA animal home with you via the Fostering or Loan Scheme (terms and conditions apply).
Recent developments at Shores Hey Farm have provided additional equine facilities and fabulous new public spaces new making the site a real ‘must visit’ destination for visitors.
There are viewing opportunities across the Thursden Valley from the large decked area at the rear of the conferencing suites that enable guests to view horses enjoying time in the field and spot wildlife across a wide panorama. This is a great place to use your camera or paint your next masterpiece, or even enjoy a picnic prepared for you on site.
The Scullery cafe, situated within the contemporary new Visitor’s Centre offers a delicious Lancashire focussed menu. The Tommy Trotter Children’s Menu is also available for younger family members. Although open less than six months The Scullery already holds a prestigious ‘Taste Lancashire’ award to complement its highest level hygiene assessment.
If you are looking for a meeting space or conference venue then Shores Hey Farm can accommodate your every need.
There are plenty of opportunities for shoppers to spend,spend,spend. If you are looking for a good selection of pre-owned tack, saddlery, rugs and horsey bits and bobs then the Tack Shack is the place for you. For a great selection of gifts and a farm shop tempting you with preserves, baking items, cheese, vegetables, eggs and more then pop in to the Visitor’s Centre and you will find everything you could possible want.
We hope that you will enjoy your visit to Shores Hey Farm our horses and staff look forward to welcoming you soon.