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Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Rescue Centre

4.5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)
  • Verwood
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Children's Farms

Attraction Information

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Rescue Centre is not just about heavy horses: they also have pygmy goats, kune-kune pigs, Inuit snow dogs and more besides. Daily attractions include regular educational shows, free wagon rides, tractor and trailer rides, miniature pony and cart rides and you even get the chance to drive a vintage tractor.

There's a full days program of hands-on activities with their friendly farm animals.

They have an undercover Go-Kart Arena for children and adults, Mini Pedal Tractors and Trailers suitable for under 7s, Straw Fun Barn, Wooden Play Area, Sand Pit, Children's Fair Ground Rides (in season), and Toddlers' Toy Area!

New features include the zip wire and a reptilian house.

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Opening hours

1st April - 27th July
Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

28th July - 2nd September
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

From 3rd September
Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

Thursday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00


General Admission
Adults (16+): £10.95
Kids (3-15): £10.45
Under 2's: £4.95
Concessions: £10.45
Family (2 adults, 2 kids): £38.95

Travel & Contact Information


Edmondsham, Verwood, Dorset, BH21 5RJ, England

Phone number

01202 824040



Click here to visit Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Rescue Centre's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

Yes, Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Rescue Centre is wheelchair friendly.

Yes, Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Rescue Centre have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Dogs are welcome


Our number 1 farm 5 out of 5 stars

This is our favourite family day out. Lots to do with amazing, informative staff. The horse talk is not to be missed plus all the other free activites throughout the day.


Loads to do in a small area 4 out of 5 stars

Great place to visit, the kids get involved with nearly all the activities even at an early age. Plenty of picnic tables for lunch. It's a nice small area so not to much walking required but plenty to do.

SJ Hatt
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