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Farmer Palmer's is where young adventurers can frankly ‘let their hair down’ without older children around to stifle their enjoyment! Designed specifically for children aged 0-8years, everything here is aimed at families with little ones. Enter into a world of discovery - see adorable animals, take a bouncy tractor-trailer ride, explore outdoor play, let your little VIPs imaginations take them on an adventure through the beautiful Dorset countryside.
Acres of adventure and bucket loads of family fun! There are different activities every half hour, mix these with the many dedicated and natural play areas and you've got full entertainment for little ones! Meet and feed goats, tickle pigs, pat ponies, cuddle guineapigs (please check timetable on arrival for activities available) . . . there's so much to see and do, whatever the weather!
To find out more about the events on offer daily, and throughout the year, pop over to Farmer Palmer's Website.
Farmer Palmer's team understand the needs of parents and grandparents with young children; there are low level handwashing facilities, plenty of toilets/baby changing areas, high chairs and breast feeding welcome. If you were to design a children's attraction, as a parent, this is what it would be like!
Farmer Palmer's is renowned for excellent customer service, and great value Membership Passes, which are highly recommended for local families.
Activities vary throughout the year. Restaurant/take-away and gift shop on site. Please visit website for tickets, opening times, and prices, these may vary throughout the year.
A warm welcome awaits you! Come and make some magical memories with your family.
|Opening 2021 (9 January 2021 - 22 December 2021)|
* Monday – Friday Opening Times : 9am – 2pm. £0-£12 per person/per day
Weekends Opening Times : 9.30am – 3.30pm. £0-£14 per person/per day
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult||£14.00 per ticket|
|Annual Passes||£65.00 per ticket|
|Child 3 and over||£14.00 per ticket|
|Child aged 2 years||£7.00 per ticket|
|Children under 2 years old||Free|
Please visit website for online ticket bookings and further information.
This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.
We are just off the A35, which is the Poole to Dorchester Road, about 4-5 miles out of Poole.
FROM POOLE: Take the A35 which is a dual carriageway, it will end at a roundabout with a Public House on the right hand side called The Baker’s Arms. Go straight across, still heading towards Dorchester/Bere Regis on the A35, but it is now a single lane carriageway. We are sign posted on the left-hand side where you need to take the second turning left about ½ mile after the roundabout.
FROM CHRISTCHURCH: Drive past Bournemouth and Poole picking up the A35 dual carriageway towards Dorchester. At the end of the dual carriageway is a roundabout (with the Bakers Arms Pub to the right). Go straight over A35 for 1 mile and we are the second left (signed with brown signs).
FROM WAREHAM: A351 towards Poole 2 1/2 Miles from Wareham (after Sandford) Turn left at the traffic lights (brown signs) after 1 mile you will see our brown sign turning you into our drive.
FROM BLANDFORD: Take the A350 towards Poole from Blandford. Turn right onto the A35 dual Carriageway towards Dorchester. At the end of the dual carriageway (1 ½ miles) is a roundabout. Go straight over A35 for 1 mile and we are the second left (signed with brown signs).
FROM RINGWOOD: A31 to Dorchester, past Wimborne until you get to the roundabout with the A350. Turn left onto the A350 towards Poole for approx 3 1/2 miles, Turn right onto the A35 dual Carriageway towards Dorchester. After 1 ½ miles is a roundabout (with the Bakers Arms pub to the right). Go straight over A35 for 1 mile and we are the second left (signed with brown signs).
FROM DORCHESTER: A35 to Bere Regis and Poole. Approx 6 miles after Bere Regis (past signs for Morden & Slepe) look for brown signs pointing right as the road widens.
BY TRAIN: We are on the Waterloo to Weymouth train line. You can alight at Poole or Wareham Railway Stations, then catch the bus (MoreBus route 40 which runs between Poole and Swanage). 10% discount off admission for visitors with a valid bus ticket.
BY BUS: MoreBus (Tel: 01202 338420) has a stop called the Farmer Palmer Stop at the end of our entrance. The route 40 Bus (which runs between Poole and Swanage) is the route you need. It runs Monday to Saturday, hourly, and Sundays 2 journeys. 10% discount off admission for visitors with a valid bus ticket.
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