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Farmer Palmer's Farm Park

Wareham Road
BH16 6EU

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Telephone:+44 01202 622022

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.


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • Dave W
    Coventry, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Great day out for young families
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 16th October 2018
    This farm offers a fairly steady and familiar farm park. All the favourite farm animals are on show, as well as a selection of small birds, and guinea pigs. What this farm offers to a higher level... Read full review
  • simek25
    Poole, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    great place
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 5th October 2018
    great place for families and kids would recommend for day out for families with kids lovely food too Read full review
  • mazlamb
    Ely, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family fun
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 3rd October 2018
    What a great day out for all the family, from nan and grandad to the toddlers. Feed the lambs, hilarious to watch, walk the forest trail, play in the soft play area then have lunch or a snack in the... Read full review


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  • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme (Gold) Green Tourism Business Scheme (Gold) 2014
  • Regional and MiscellaneousDorset Tourism Awards 2015 Silver Dorset Tourism Awards 2015 Silver 2015
  • Regional and MiscellaneousDorset 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
  • Min group size - 20
  • 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
  • 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 2018 (20 January 2018 - 23 December 2018)

* 20th January - 24th March Open Daily 10am - 4pm
25th March - 27th October Open Daily 10am - 5pm
28th October - 23rd December Open Daily 10am - 4pm
24th December - 18th Jan (2019) Closed


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.

Monday, 22nd October 2018 - Friday, 26th October 2018

Fang-tastic Halloween Half Term at Farmer Palmer'sLow-key spooktacular family fun for little witches and monsters! Fang-tastic fun activities added to the daily timetable, including; dancing, face painting, fancy dress and more! Find out more at Farmer Palmer's website.
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Saturday, 1st December 2018 - Sunday, 23rd December 2018

Meet Father Christmas at Farmer Palmer'sVisit Farmer Palmer's website to find out when you can visit "the real" Father Christmas and make those magical memories with your little ones! Farmer Palmer's top team of Elves decorate the farm park and there's wonderful Christmas spirit all around! (Extra charge to see Santa in addition to...
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