Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park is one of the last remaining Heavy Horse Centres in the Great Britain and is an award-winning park is recognised as both a family attraction and conservation centre for over 20 rare breed Heavy Horses. With many activities to take part in, including scenic Heavy Horse drawn carriage rides, captivating talks delivered with passion, pony riding and miniature pony carriage rides, tractor and trailer rides down the valley, drive a real farm tractor and more. We provide an experience you won’t find elsewhere and making your day trip educational and entertaining is our aim - whether you're a family group, grandparent or young couple.


Venue address
Dorset Heavy Horse And Animal Centre Edmondsham Road
BH21 5RJ
East Dorset

Other information

All year
Term Time
School Holidays
Opening times
Mon: 10:00-16:00
Tue: 10:00-16:00
Wed: 10:00-16:00
Thu: 10:00-16:00
Fri: 10:00-16:00
Sat: 10:00-16:00
Sun: 10:00-16:00
Cost variations
Adult (16+): £111.75, child (3 to 15): £10.75, tots (Age 2): £4.95, concessions (seniors over 65): £11.25 and family (2 adults and 2 children): £39.95. All farm activities are included in the entry with the exception of horse riding, which is an extra £2.50, operating on weekends and school holidays only.
Additional Information
The park is open from April to November. We are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays during term time. Open 7 days a week during Dorset school holiday. During October 2020 the park will be open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and the October half term. Well behaved dogs are welcome on leads. In the event of bad weather, the park may be closed - please contact us if you're unsure.
Related Links
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park facebook page


Wheelchair accessible
The majority of the farm park's routes are concreted pathways, the only gravel area is the car park.
Parking availability information
There are ample disabled parking bays next to the entrance for ease of access.

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Address: Dorset Heavy Horse And Animal Centre  Edmondsham Road  Verwood  Dorset