A Warm Welcome

~ Home of the Rare Breed Heavy Horses ~


Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Taya with Lily Rose Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - BH Stars Gold Award Winners 2019
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Tripadvisor Travellers Choice 2021 Winner
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - COVID-19 Good to Go logo
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Dorset Tourism Award Winner
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - South West Tourism logo

Come along and treasure a unique experience visiting one of the very last Heavy Horse Centres left in Great Britain. Recognised as a both a multi award-winning day out and conservation farm home to the Shire, Clydesdale, Suffolk Punch, Percheron and Ardennes.

“A day out delivered with passion...”

We invite visitors of ALL ages to escape to the enchanting depths of Dorset and unravel the history of the faithful Heavy Horse which powered man for generations. Whether you are a family group, grandparent or young couple join us for a unique and educational experience.

A full day of events are run for both adults and children hosted by our dedicated farm keepers and horseman!

“Enjoy a real farm experience at Dorset's family run attraction!”

  • Heavy Horse drawn carriage rides
  • Educational talks delivered with passion
  • Heavy Horses harness presentations
  • WWI fields trench display
  • Miniature pony carriage rides
  • Tractor and trailer rides
  • Close encounters in Pets Corner
  • Explore vintage vehicles and exhibits
  • Farm keeper feeding tours
  • Vintage rides and adventure play areas
  • Undercover play barns
  • Smokey Joe's Café and Rosie's Gift Shop

The park opens on 9 April 2022

If you’re planning a visit, booking in advance is highly advisable.

Tickets are available for purchase from 1 March 2022.

Our Horses

Meet our rare breed Heavy Horses whilst learning about their important role in history with talks and demonstrations.

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Uno
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Viscount
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Fred
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Iona
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Lightning
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Abbey Rose
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Adam
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Buddy
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Lilly Rose
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Luke
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Orestes
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Poppy

Visiting Us

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Family Visits

As one of the very last heavy horse parks remaining, visiting us is a unique and rare opportunity to experience what you can't elsewhere.

What's On

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Tractor Rides

Our park has been designed so the whole family can visit, with something for everyone to enjoy and learn from displays and talks delivered with passion.

Support Us

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Children feeding animals

Support the farm park and become a partner, adopt a Heavy Horse and buy gift vouchers. You can buy entry tickets online, beating the queues on entry.

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