Thurlby is a delightful place to visit, popular with both tourists and locals.
Wander through our peaceful display herb and cottage garden, which changes with the seasons.
Children are very welcome and love the open spaces of Thurlby to run around and play.
Hungry? Stay for a leisurely gourmet lunch, or maybe just freshly baked scones with homemade jams. Our creative foodies in the kitchen are passionate about fresh, local produce. Homemade cake, good coffee and quality tea is essential for exploring the Walpole Wilderness! Our handmade preserves are also available to sample.
If you are in need of retail therapy, our gift shop features unusual gifts from around the world. If you are looking for a different kind of something for someone special, the Thurlby Gift Shop is a marvellous treasure trove.
Many of our customers and visitors comment on the “beautiful smell of Thurlby”. This is apparent when you walk into our giftshop, as the complete range of Thurlby natural handmade soaps and herbal products are on display and for sale.
For safety reasons, it is not possible to wander through our soap production area – however we have a ‘viewing window’ that shows the process.
Most visitors are amazed to discover this busy hub of creative productivity, the source of the internationally renowned Thurlby products, tucked away on a small dirt road in the quiet forests of North Walpole.
Stop in at Thurlby Herb Farm on your way to climb Mt Franklin, a 15 minute drive from Thurlby in the stunning Mt Franklin National Park.
To learn more about this spectacular region and things to see and do, see Walpole Wilderness.