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Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park

#1 of 2 things to do in Verwood Features Animals
Edmondsham Road, Verwood BH21 5RJ, England
+44 1202 824040
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What a great place!

Took 3 children, (5,6,7) here today and we had a fantastic day in spite of a bit of rain. The staff... read more

Reviewed today
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Brilliant day out, good value

I didn't know what to expect and despite having horses was a little apprehensive about going here... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park offers a balanced educational and fun day out for all ages from todlers to grandparents. Enjoy facinating daily talks and tours delivered with passion! Free Heavy Horse Wagon rides, Tractor and trailer rides and even the chance to drive a real farm tractor, plus much more including pony rides pony grooming and pet handling sessions throughout the day. Explore exhibits from days gone by freddies blacksmiths, gypsy caravans and showmens collection.Children can let off steam in the undercover go cart arena, drop slide barn or on the pedal tractors and adventure play area. Enjoy home cooked food in the cafe set amongst a backdrop of splendid scenery.Lots undercover in case the weathers not so good, Your visit helps provide a permanent home for over 25 rescued Heavy Horses.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Edmondsham Road, Verwood BH21 5RJ, England
+44 1202 824040
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Reviewed today via mobile

Took 3 children, (5,6,7) here today and we had a fantastic day in spite of a bit of rain. The staff were so good and attentive - we all really enjoyed the day there. Kids got to ride, feed and pet the animals there and...More

Thank Daddam
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I didn't know what to expect and despite having horses was a little apprehensive about going here as assumed it would be simply looking at a couple of shire horses. I couldn't have been more wrong. Virtually every breed of heavy horse lives here and...More

1  Thank Horsemadjue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a family of 2 adults and 2 children aged 4 and 6. We spent 5 hours here!! So much to do. A fantastic schedule of activities all day that keeps the kids engaged and involved; feeding the animals, tractor driving, guinea pig and...More

1  Thank Julie J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this place! Its a wonderful day out which is educational as well as full of fun. Mainly Heavy Horses but there's goats, chickens, donkeys, ducks and pigs too which the children can feed. The park, bouncy castle, go karts, ride on tractors etc...More

1  Thank 1981TB
Reviewed 1 week ago

To be honest we werent sure what to expect, or if we could fill a day out here, but the 5 children in our group ranging from 1 - 11 years old all had a blast. The horses were great and so were the staff....More

Thank Kate K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful day there today. We are on holiday with grandchildren who live in Sweden,there was something for every age group. The staff were fabulous.

1  Thank Karen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited while on holiday in the area with my son, daughter in law and three year old granddaughter and had a lovely day out. Wasn't too sure what to expect but was pleasantly surprised by the quaintness of this attraction and how it caters...More

1  Thank robessex981
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I start! All the staff were very friendly, the owner (father) gives you lots of information on each breed of horse they own which was really interesting and funny and you get to see the horses in the yard and understand what each...More

1  Thank Donna-Marie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We bring our granddaughter here quite often and she loves it. Interacting with the horses, hands on play with the rabbits and Guinea pigs, feeding the animals and all the rides. It's a lovely place in the countryside, run by a small team of very...More

1  Thank Sue D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On the off chance we decided to visit the Heavy Horse Park and certainly weren't disappointed. Very interesting and informative talk about the various horses and their history. Lovely carriage rides, lots of different animals to look at too. Plenty to keep the kids entertained....More

1  Thank Bertiecar
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Elisha C
July 10, 2017|
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Response from Carole-Anne C | Reviewed this property |
They provide cart rides there
Quinn C
May 8, 2017|
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Response from vdubbman | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm sorry if this comes a bit late but I've had a look. I don't know where you would be going from, but I had a look at buses from Ringwood and there are options. It would take about 45 mins. They leave from Meeting... More
Louise P
November 4, 2016|
Response from Morgiez1724 | Reviewed this property |
They are open from 25 March to 29 October then they close for the winter season to rest to the horses. We visited during the week and we had a great time and I think it's well worth a visit x