All Creatures Great and Small

The Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park is home to a whole family of friendly farm animals eager to meet you! We encourage interaction and hands on learning. Join our dedicated farm keeper on daily feeding tours around the farm or admire and feed our animals at your own leisure. We are proud to home both rescued animals and rare breeds.

  • Horses, ponies and miniature Shetlands
  • Donkeys
  • Alpacas
  • Kune Kune pigs
  • Iron Age pigs
  • Goats
  • Sheep
  • Chickens
  • Ducks
  • Rabbits and guinea pigs
  • Aviary birds and owls
  • Turkeys
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Heavy Horses
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Heavy Horses
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Heavy Horses
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Heavy Horses
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Heavy Horses
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Heavy Horses

Find out what Farm Tours await you...

Education is key and making it fun is our aim!

On our Daily Schedule you will find a variety of interactive farm tours. Our passionate farm keepers are able to share their knowledge to all age groups of children who are encouraged to 'muck in'.

10.40am

Off to Work Tour

Help the farm keeper deliver the morning feeds and learn all about the roles of the working horses from days gone by.

11.30am

Farmer's Feeding Tour

Head off to feed and learn about all the animals. Hunt for eggs and enjoy getting up close and personal with our farmyard friends.

3pm

Farmer's Garden Tour

Ready to get busy in the farmers garden? Have a go at digging, planting and pulling as the farmer teaches about crops and farm life.

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Heavy Horses
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Heavy Horses
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Heavy Horses
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Heavy Horses

Hands on activities

Pony grooming

Learn about and help to groom in Pony Care Corner

Pet's Corner

Meet and cuddle our family of furries

Miniature pony carriage rides

Small children can take a trip on the miniature pony and carriage

Heavy Horse carriage rides

Enjoy a scenic carriage ride for the whole family

Please see our daily schedule for additional presentations and displays throughout your visit.

TripAdvisor

Certificate of Excellence for 10 Years Running!