Best Petting Zoos In Dorset

We've rounded up the best petting zoos in Dorset in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 4 Dorset petting zoos to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the petting zoos we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Farmer Palmers5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Poole
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Once in Farmer Palmers Farm Park, Straw Mountain greets you with slides and tunnels ideal for the adventurous and climbing child. Included in the und...

Cholderton Charlies Farm

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Cholderton Charlie's is a Rare Breed Survival Trust (RBST) registered Rare Breeds Farm, and is part of the Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm Park experienc...

Chew Valley Animal Park

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Come and visit a farm with so many animals that it’s a fully licensed zoo. Saunter through the Somerset countryside where your family will surprising...

Avon Valley Adventure Wildlife Park4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Bristol
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Set in beautiful countryside, Avon Valley Adventure Wildlife Park is where nature, adventure and education all come together! Wandering through the p...

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