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

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

Whether you are a family group, grandparent or young couple, escape to the countryside for a memorable and educational day trip delivered with passion!

Let us take you on a journey learning how Heavy Horses faithfully served man for thousands of years. Carrying soldiers into battle, transporting goods up and down the country, hauling barges and tirelessly ploughing lands.

“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 is currently closed

In light of Covid-19 we will continue the review the situation in line with government regulations. There may be some changes to opening during 2021 due to the current circumstances. We will provide updates of a re-opening date in due course.

You can check our Latest News and Facebook for up-to-date information from the Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park.

You can support us and become a Park Partner, Adopt a Horse or buy Gift Vouchers through our online shop.

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.

TripAdvisor

Certificate of Excellence for Nine Years Running