Whats on? See our exciting events planned for 2017 at Farmer Palmer's!
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Outside or indoors, we’ve got fun and exciting activities for the whole family!
Meet Father Christmas (Selected dates in Dec)
Meet Father Christmas at Farmer Palmers
Meet Father Christmas in his wonderful winter cabin at Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, weekends during December.
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Dates: Weekends; 2nd & 3rd, 9th & 10th, 16th & 17th December 2017. (There are a few mid week sittings available too, these are Tuesdays and Wednesdays 5th,6th, 12th,13th from 11am-12pm). We will have a special offer running 18th - 22nd December and Father Christmas will be sitting everyday that week (unless he's called away on a North Pole emergency!) Do I need to pre-book? No, just turn up on the day* (Groups will need to pre-book**). Visit Father Christmas in his traditional, Winter cabin in the Little Farmer's Fun Barn. What's at the top of your Christmas list? Our clever Elves use a time-slot system so no long queues for you! Yay! We don't charge you for taking photos either; you're welcome to take lots of your own photos and there's sure to be lots of giggles too! The Farm Park gets a full festive makeover and there'll be a cracking Christmas atmosphere all around! *Simply purchase your Visit Santa tickets on the day of your visit from reception. Tickets are £6 in addition to normal admission. ** For Group Bookings please call our shop team for more information 01202 622 022

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Annual Winter Shut Down
Stuck in the Muck!
Farmer Palmer's Annual Winter Shut Down will be Saturday 23rd December 2017 - Friday 19th January 2018 (inclusive). The farm park will then re-open at 10am on Saturday 20th January 2018. Find out more about Winter opening times.
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To get in touch with us during this time please call 01202 622 022 or email shop@farmerpalmers.co.uk. Our shop team will be out of the office from 24th - 26th December. They'll pop in 27th-29th December to pick up messages and then back in the office from Tues 2nd January. Our lovely team will be available 11am-2pm Monday to Friday until we reopen on Saturday 20th January. Please leave a message on our answering machine if you call out of hours and we'll get back to you.

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Car Boot Sales
Grab a Baaa-gain!
Farmer Palmer's Carboot Sales start again in May in 2018.  
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Farmer Palmer's Car Boot Sales will be held each Tuesday from May until October (weather permitting). £6 per vehicle for sellers, free entry for buyers. Toilets and refreshments available. Sellers please arrive from 8am, buyers can enter from 9am.

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Face Painting
Face Paint Fun
Weekends and Local School Holidays - our fab face painting team will be here with their colourful creations (additional charge applies).
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Situated just outside the Little Farmer's Fun Barn is a corner of colourful creativity! For a £3 charge, your little ones can be decorated as their favourite farm animal, super hero or princess! Please phone in advance to check face painting is available if this is essential to your visit.

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Pony Rides
Pony Ride Fun
From May to September (approx.) we run fun pony rides on weekends and local school holidays at Farmer Palmer's Farm Park. There is a small additional charge for this event.
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Our Pony Ride team look forward to welcoming you for a walk around the paddock on one of Farmer Palmer's friendly ponies. There is an additional £3 charge for this event. Safety hats are provided. Please phone in advance to check they are running if essential to your visit. Start 12pm-3.30pm approx. There will be a lunch break at 1.45pm-2.15pm approx.

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Dorset Local Events
Dorset has so much to offer families with young children. There are lots of wonderful places to explore and there's usually an event on every weekend! The Visit Dorset team have compiled a great List of Events, well worth taking a look!
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Walks along the Jurassic Coast, workshops to learn a new skill, museums to explore, arts exhibits, theatres, markets and much more!

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