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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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Birthday twins....3 yr old Grandchildren

Family visit (11of us)... with ages from 7 months to 66yrs. Very interesting info on the heavy... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Graham M
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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
Day out with the grandchildren

My daughter suggested this place for a day out with the grandchildren over half term. It's tucked... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SGP_Kent
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Maidstone, 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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“bouncy castle” (99 reviews)
“pony rides” (78 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Edmondsham Road, Verwood BH21 5RJ, England
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+44 1202 824040
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Reviewed yesterday

Family visit (11of us)... with ages from 7 months to 66yrs. Very interesting info on the heavy horses, kids love the tractor rides, guinea pigs, rabbits etc etc & in the afternoon fairground rides and big bouncy castle. Great family day out.....all the staff there...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter suggested this place for a day out with the grandchildren over half term. It's tucked away just outside Verwood nr the New Forest but not too difficult to find. The main attraction is the Heavy Horses but by no means the only attraction....More

Thank SGP_Kent
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having looked for things to do during our first visit to Dorset, I picked up a leaflet from our camp site and what a wonderful find. We travelled 40 minutes to reach the centre but it was well worth the journey. Very, very reasonable entry...More

Thank alijohnxxx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited yesterday 15 june had great time good value as all rides etc included in price very knowledgeable staff got to drive tractor saw new 2 day old foal and to finish off cream tea would recommend for day out any age inc seniors like...More

1  Thank Olive W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my Fiancé visited today, 14th June 2017 having only heard about it from a sign seen on the way to Bournemouth hospital and I'm so glad we did! We got there in plenty of time to start the day with a talk about...More

1  Thank Tammy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely for all ages......Mum 87 and in a wheelchair, us two 60's and all the youngsters belonging to others all had a brilliant time, everyone smiles here. The café were very helpful when I asked for two meals and an extra plate (mum and I...More

1  Thank pusscatglen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like heavy horses then you are in for a real treat,some beautiful breeds all kept to a very high standard.The gentleman that took us on a cart ride was very knowledgeable and a true horseman (that in itself is a dying breed) and...More

1  Thank Tracey H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place. The kids, parents and grand parents loved this place. Looking forward to coming again when we are visiting Dorset in August.

1  Thank crabb224
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only found out about this place yesterday, so thought we would bring our 3 year old. Wow what a great place to come for all ages, the staff, particularly the men who were there today were so kind and accommodating, amazing with children and...More

2  Thank loganth27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst our visit was just my wife, myself and our dog it was a very pleasant and enjoyable visit. I am sure if we had been with our grandson we would have enjoyed it even more, hence I guess the amount of Excellent reviews. The...More

1  Thank ed w
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Quinn C
How can I get here using public transport?
8 May 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
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Louise P
Is it open during the week?
4 November 2016|
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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
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Susywong7
Can you have lunch there
11 October 2016|
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Response from Gillian P | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can...........very original place and great fun.....
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