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Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Came across the Heavy Horse farm by accident, so glad we did, you can see how much all the animals... read more

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Debbie W
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We visited Dorset heavy horse centre while on holiday in the New forest and had a lovely day out... read more

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Claire W
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The Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park is a multi-award-winning attraction located in the heart of Dorset. Recognised as both a family attraction and conservation centre for Rare Breed Heavy Horses. Whether you are a family group, grandparent, or young...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Edmondsham Road, Verwood BH21 5RJ, England
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+44 1202 824040
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Reviewed yesterday

Came across the Heavy Horse farm by accident, so glad we did, you can see how much all the animals are cared for , the horses are beautiful & all in excellent condition, absolutely adore Fred, definitely my favourite 😊,nice little cafe for lunch ,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Debbie W
Reviewed yesterday

We visited Dorset heavy horse centre while on holiday in the New forest and had a lovely day out. The main man working there is brilliant he truly has the gift of the gab and certainly knows how to tell the stories for the horses...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Claire W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A really great place to take the kids . Lots of thing to do and always some activity or demonstration to watch and both my children (8 and 4 years old) got to drive a real tractor.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Michael O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited for the first time as myself and daughter love horses. We arrived as it opened but were kept busy from the moment we arrived until we left in the afternoon. We began by looking at the variety of heavy horses that they have....More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Saffydaffy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great day at the Dorset Heavy Horse Centre. It's a fantastic, one-off, attraction with a unique blend of conservation and entertainment. We had a great time despite the rainy weather. All the staff were so enthusiastic and knowledgable, and especially Richard who...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank mf11
Reviewed 5 days ago

Thank you so much for a fantastic day out, we really enjoyed our visit despite the awful weather. All your staff/owners are very friendly and knowledgeable, they really help you to make the most of your time at the farm park. There is so much...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a great day despite the weather, we where a group of parents, grandparents, a15yr old and a 5yr old all had a very enjoyable day and want to come back. It’s great value for money and lots to see and do all included in...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank WGander
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a lovely day out with the grandchildren. Not just horses but fair rides, adventure playgrounds, pet Corner, tractor rides. Couldn't fault it, the staff are so friendly and the owner drives the tractor and trailer and the horse and cart. What a character he...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Rowan W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here whilst on holiday in the area. It's an absolutely fantastic attraction. At first glance it seems quite compact but we actually spent nearly 5 hours here in total. This is because there are so many activities running. From 10.30 there is always something...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank 607wendyj
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the "Heavy Horse Centre" and whilst they are the main attraction, there is so much more and the centre is always being improved with extra facilities. Best we think for Junior School ages up to 10 or 11, and our 9 and 5...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank John H
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Marie W
July 31, 2019|
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Response from BubbaPops | Reviewed this property |
Phone them up and ask!
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samantha j
December 31, 2018|
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Response from susanne d | Reviewed this property |
Yes mostly and you have access to stroking the horses too !
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July 26, 2018|
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Response from Anne S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes dogs are permitted on a lead, and are made very welcome in all areas except inside the cafe,. Enjoy your visit.
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