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Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park, Verwood
(4.6/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
The Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park provides the last full-time Heavy Horse center left in the UK and the only rescue center for these historic horses, which have served as work and war horses in Britain since 1066. Keeping the Heavy Horses company are an assortment of farm animals such as donkeys, Shetland ponies, pigs, sheep, and many more. Learn about Heavy Horses with an informative tour or educational talk. Little ones can also take part in lots of hands-on learning activities. When you arrive, be sure to check the timetable of interaction with the farm animals, such as riding, feeding, and grooming. There are plenty of indoor activities to take part in and a cafe to shelter inside if the weather is wet. Plan your Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park visit and explore what else you can see and do in Verwood using our Verwood trip generator.
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  • Last visit for this season another lovely day here with granddaughters for end of season. Special themed week with barbecue, story telling in teepee, spooky barn,face painting,fancy dress, treasure hu...  more »
  • I took my 8 yr old daughter to this venue in late October on a school inset day. Despite that the place was busy, but not overwhelmingly. It is a small venue on a hill side, deep in the Dorset country...  more »
  • We were unsure where to take our two grandchildren aged 8 & 10 during their half term break while visiting us from London. I Googled the top 10 best things to do in Dorset and the Heavy Horse Farm was...  more »