Home of the Rare Breed Heavy Horses

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Taya Street with Abby Rose and her foal, Lily Rose

This award-winning park is recognised as both a family attraction and conservation centre for over 20 rare breed Heavy Horses. We provide an experience you won’t find elsewhere and making your day trip educational and entertaining is our aim - whether you're a family group, grandparent or young couple.

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.

  • Scenic Heavy Horse drawn carriage rides
  • Captivating talks delivered with passion
  • Pony riding & miniature pony carriage rides
  • Tractor & trailer rides down the valley
  • Drive a real farm tractor!
  • Collection of vintage trucks and caravans
  • Feed the friendly farm animals
  • Engaging daily tours and displays
  • Smokey Joe's Café
  • Extensive play areas

The park is open - pre-booking is essential

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Our Horses

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

Visiting Us

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Three horses in their stable

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.

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What's On

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Children riding in a cart

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.

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Our Shop

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Duck posing at the camera

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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Certificate of Excellence for Eight Years Running

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Join us for our Autumn Celebration

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - October Autumn Celebration

Smokey Joe's outdoor cooking - Warm up around the BBQ for delicious home cooked sausage inspired food with Cider on sale!

Tin Can Alley - Are you ready to aim for those tin cans? Have a go at air rifle shooting

Lucky Horse Shoe - Paint and take home your own horse shoe

Pumpkin Carving - Carve and take home your creative pumpkin

️Autumn Farm Quiz - Venture around the farm trying to find clues in order to win a treat!

** Please bring cash for outdoor food sales and take home arts and crafts

Limited tickets are available - pre-booking is essential!