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Farmer Palmer's Farm Park

Mother's Day at Farmer Palmer's Farm Park


Farmer Palmer’s is the fabulous Farm Park where young adventurers can frankly ‘let their hair down’ without older children around to stifle their enjoyment!

Designed specifically for children eight years and under, it is a day-full of entertainment and represents great value for money.

There are lots of different animal activities, one every half hour, which means you can mix these with the many dedicated and natural play areas where the children can easily stay occupied for hours. There’s milking, bottle feeding and even pig racing which is very exciting!

Take a ride on the uniquely bumpy tractor-trailer ride in the sun or play indoors if the conditions are inclement. Many attractions claim to be all-weather and Farmer Palmer’s really is!

All the staff have an excellent attitude, are friendly, approachable and, as we have found again and again over the years, are totally understanding of the needs of parents with little ones.


Farmer Palmer's animals are traditional farm animals, together with popular pet animals like guinea pigs and rabbits. They are taken care of by our dedicated team in the Animal Barn in line with Defra's Farm Animal Welfare Council's Five Freedom Advice.


Farmer Palmers Farm Park is packed with fun-filled play and lots of cute and friendly animals! Our attractions are designed specifically with under 8's in mind and are guaranteed to keep your little ones entertained throughout your stay. We have a mix of indoor and outdoor play giving all the benefits of fresh air and exercise, whatever the weather.

Picnic Benches

We have over 30 tables outside which are available to you. We welcome picnics but they are always best when accompanied with something from our delicious menu.

Cafe and Restaurant

The café has traditional meals cooked on site and of course they make their own cakes. The attention to detail is obvious in all the little things to make it easy on you – highchairs, baby changing, and microwaves for bottles. If you, as parents, opened a children’s attraction this is what it would be like!

Our Hen House restaurant gives you lots of food and drink choices. We guarantee all of our main dishes, cake etc are made by our friendly team. Cooking from scratch, the traditional way. We cater for adults & children, using fresh ingredients, top quality pork, lamb, beef or chicken. The vegetables will be peeled on the day and if the children need chips, we still do those too. 

Take a moment to look at the delicious food and great facilities. We pride ourselves on exceeding your expectations of a cafe - focused on what you need in a children's dining area! Our restaurant has seating for over 100 people and extra rooms for popular days. We pride ourselves on our home catering and our staff happily endeavor to provide all you need for your day out and more.

The attention to ‘safe fun’ is more than reassuring.


Mums with babies: Please warm your baby food or baby milk bottles in our microwave or we can supply hot water for bottles if you prefer.
Over 25 high chairs
Toilets with low sinks and 2 disabled toilets
5 baby changing stations
Condiments all free of charge
Wheelchair friendly
Picnic tables outside
Kiosk open in busier times for coffee, snacks, lollies ice creams, etc.
Licensed bar with a small selection for parents!

Upcoming Events

Mothers Day- Free entry for Mum with voucher on the website 
Fathers Day- Free entry for Dad with voucher on the website
Grandparents Day- Free entry for Grandparents with voucher on website
Dorset Half Term - Halloween Activities
Magical fun with Father Christmas 

See our event and special offers information for more details.

Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties are easy to book, you can stay all day making memories with family & friends. Stress free we'll help organise and clear up too. What about a joint party? Minimum 8 - Maximum 32 children.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
2 ad + 2 children£38.00 per ticket
Adult£10.50 per ticket
Child 3 and over£10.50 per ticket
Child aged 2£4.95 per ticket
Disabled/Carer£8.50 per ticket
Seniors£9.50 per ticket
Under 2 years - freeFree

Annual passes, birthday parties and group bookings available online from Farmer Palmer’s website

Opening Times

Opening (31 Mar 2019 - 26 Oct 2019)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
Opening (27 Oct 2019 - 22 Dec 2019)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Opening (19 Jan 2020 - 30 Mar 2020)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00*

* Closed for winter - Monday, 23rd Dec 2019 - Friday, 17th Jan 2020.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Special Offers

  • Sunday 16th June is Father’s Day (Free Entry for Dads with Voucher downloaded from Farmer Palmer’s Website)

    See more offers like this: Poole's Fantastic Fathers Day Offers

  • Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th October is Grandparent’s Weekend (Free Entry for Grandma and Grandad with Voucher downloaded from Farmer Palmer’s Website)

    See more offers like this: Poole's Grandparents Day Offers

  • Enjoy 50% discount on admission for return visits within 5 days!*
    *Please ensure you bring with you your original receipt upon return.

    See more offers like this: Poole's Attraction and Activity Offers


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Wareham Road
BH16 6EU
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Tel01202 622022


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • IsaacsNanna1957
    Clanfield, United Kingdom
    Great place, what an unexpected gem!
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 1st March 2019
    We needed somewhere to go before we checked into our caravan site, and by complete chance discovered this amazing place. Everything about it was brilliant, the activities, the staff, the facilities... Read full review
  • amyrumball
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family fun on the farm!
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 8th March 2019
    This is a fab place for kids with so much to do- animals, woodland walk, petting area, hay bales, tractors, loads of play areas for soft play, imaginative play inside and out so perfect in any... Read full review
  • nelly1001
    Poole, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Grandson day out
    1 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 14th March 2019
    Animals impressed our grandson and rides. Downside cafeteria floor was disgusting mess on floor ,3 staff behind counter chatting /mobiles. At least one of them could sweep the floor sat at a table... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The nearest major road is the A35. From the east: Follow signs from Bournemouth and Poole towards Dorchester and take the second left after the Bakers Arms roundabout (where the A35 heads south towards Wareham). Follow the brown signs for Farmer Palmers.

Public Transport Directions

The nearest train station is Wareham (on the London Waterloo to Weymouth line). From here catch the Wilts & Dorset bus number 40 in the direction of Poole - there is a bus stop just outside the farm. The number 40 bus also travels from Swanage and calls at Langton Matravers, Kingston, Corfe Castle and Wareham before stopping at the farm. To plan your journey contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit their website: to look up timetables.

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