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Farmer Palmer's Farm Park


Wareham Road
BH16 6EU

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Farmer Palmers Farm Park

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
2 adults & 2 children Saver ticket£35.00 per ticket
Adult£9.50 per ticket
Child 3 and over£9.50 per ticket
Child aged 2 years£4.90 per ticket
Children under 2 years oldFree
Disabled Person & Carer£7.90 per ticket

Moovelous Value for Money Annual Passes Available - Please Visit

Group discounts apply for 20 or more people. Call 01202 622 022 or email to arrange your visit.



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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Recent Reviews:

  • Squeaker1980
    Trip Type:
    A super day out for all the family!
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 14th August 2019
    We were looking for a fun filled day out on a rainy Dorset day and Farmer Palmer is just that. We were greeted by friendly helpful staff. We then made our way straight to the cafe to sample the yummy... Read full review
  • Robert W
    Poole, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Day Out.
    1 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 14th August 2019
    Had a lovely day out with our granddaughter. She was in her element running around enjoying the slides and rides. At one and three quarters she was more interested in the physical activities than the... Read full review
  • rclarkie
    Surrey, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Wet day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 16th August 2019
    Fantastic facilities which are 3 nearly 4 year olds loved!! Staff were fantastic & nothing was too much to ask of them. Even feeding the deer in the pouring rain was fun. We shall definitely be... Read full review


  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction


  • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme (Gold) Green Tourism Business Scheme (Gold) 2014
  • Dorset TourismDorset Tourism Awards 2015 Silver Dorset Tourism Awards 2015 Silver 2015
  • Dorset TourismDorset Tourism Award 2016 Silver Dorset Tourism Award 2016 Silver 2016

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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.

Public Transport Directions

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.



  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Snacks, tea, coffee, drinks, lunches (daily dish, children's meals, picnic boxes and sandwiches) and high tea. Homemade food and cakes. Wine and beer available.
  • Picnic Site - Indoor barn and outside

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children - Ideal for under 8 years. Children's Parties catered for.

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for groups - group discounts available.
  • Event Venue
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 4+ hours
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Max group size - 100
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Smoking Some Areas - Designated area only

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route - Wilts and Dorset number 40 - Farmer Palmers bus stop
  • On site parking - for cars and coaches. Free.

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 20
  • Solo accepted
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free - With proof
  • Visa accepted

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available - up to a 40% discount if pre-booked.
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 20 people to receive group discount.
  • Packed lunches available

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to pre-book. Call or email to make your booking.

Opening Times

Opening 2019 (19 January 2019 - 22 December 2019)

* 19th January - 30th March Open Daily 10am - 4pm
31st March - 26th October Open Daily 10am - 5pm
27th October - 22nd December Open Daily 10am - 4pm


Hen House Restaurant at Farmer PalmersHen House Restaurant, Upton & SurroundingTraditional home cooked food for adults and children. Everything from coffee to roasts. Baby food, highchairs and microwave are all available. Everything cooked fresh.

Saturday, 5th October 2019 - Sunday, 6th October 2019

Free Entry* for Grandparent's on Grandparent's Weekend
more info

Monday, 28th October 2019 - Friday, 1st November 2019

Fang-tastic Halloween Half Term
more info

Saturday, 30th November 2019 - Sunday, 15th December 2019

Visit Farmer Christmas!
more info

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