Exhibits from Days Gone By

Explore our vintage displays - from Heavy Horse to Heavy Haulage

We believe it is important to preserve vehicles and implements from days gone by, all of which have been restored here at the farm park. See how work vehicles and farm machinery evolved over the years leaving the working horses behind.

  • Wander the World War I field trenches - A tribute to the lives lost but not forgotten
  • Rare vintage truck collection and road construction display
  • Admire traditional Romany Vardo's and learn about their history and Romany culture
  • Explore beautiful Showman's Living Wagons once home to the showman community
  • Visit the blacksmith's workshop and harness makers
  • Static canal display - an insight into the horses that worked on water
  • Grains Hill Colliery - home to our pit ponies
  • Scammell Scarab - The mechanical horse and Vintage Cider Press display
  • Traditional farmer's work implements
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

The Yesteryears

Explore our collection of vintage vehicles and discover the power of the working horse and the changes which took place

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Heavy Horses

Sir Winston

1951 Scammell Explorer

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Heavy Horses

Sir Ted

1967 Scammell Highwayman

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Heavy Horses

Old Basil

1929 Chain Driven Scammell

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Heavy Horses

1927 Showman’s Living Wagon

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park - Heavy Horses

1936 Brayshaw Living Wagon

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Certificate of Excellence for 10 Years Running!