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Sign up to our Newsletter to keep up to date. With the easing of lockdown, we have an exciting morning or afternoon session to keep your children busy. We have re-opened our Car Boot Sales (every Tuesday & Friday morning). Please see list of events below. There are some things we cannot do or are postponed moving forward due to Covid-19 Government Guidelines but our animal events are fab. The New Version of Farmer Palmers is open with pre-booked tickets only. More information on our News Page.
When is Farmer Palmer’s re-open after lockdown?
Trim Trail ensures outdoor adventure
UPDATE: Farmer Palmer's is now open with morning and afternoon sessions. Book via the tickets above. The systems are different. Please note the daily timetable of Animal Activities is a "work in progress" as we develop more activities for you but the goat feeding, pig racing are entertaining. (may not run exactly as shown. PHOTOGRAPH the up-to-date version of the timetable which will be on display at the front counter when you arrive). Important changes:
  • Online pre-booking for admission is now essential
  • There will be daily admission limits in place
  • Separate Morning and Afternoon sessions
  • The safety of our team and visitors remains a priority
We thank you for your patience and understanding. Please accept we don't have all the answers but we are doing all we can. Last updated 24/07/2020
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Drive-In Theatre at Farmer Palmer’s
Exciting NEW outdoor cinema experience at Farmer Palmer's in July and August. Click here for further information.
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Head over to our news page for further information on this event and how to book your tickets.

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Car Boot Sales
Grab a Baaa-gain!
Car Boot Sales at Farmer Palmer's run each Tuesday and Friday morning until October 2020  
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Farmer Palmer's Car Boot Sales every Tuesday & also FRIDAY mornings until 30th October 2020. Please respect the new changes
What's NEW?: The Car Boot Sale is now in a bigger field which accommodates social distancing.
New separated buyers and sellers entrances.
Dedicated parking area for disabled visitors.
Refreshments Van early and ice cream van from 10am
Toilets which are sanitised regularly
Be eco friendly and all TAKE YOUR RUBBISH HOME

New parking layout, you will be provided with a 10m long, 6m deep pitch.
Pitches will all face the same direction, we advise you bring a table. Buyers will follow a one-way system for shopping.
Please have correct entrance money, £7 PER VEHICLE. You can buy 2 pitches
If Sellers from the same family want to be pitched together they must arrive together in convoy.
Strictly NO selling before 7.45am, including sellers to sellers.
Sellers must not depart before 11am.
WHEN YOU LEAVE please remove the long thin twine and drive out the same way your are facing and around the field in a clock wise direction.
We will have Marshalls in the field wearing hi-viz to help you.
Be eco friendly and all TAKE YOUR RUBBISH HOME
Please bring your own alcohol-based santiser, gloves and masks are optional. We advise you bring your own first aid kit. We advise against visiting if you are shielding or have underlying health conditions.

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New parking layout.
Dedicated disabled parking spaces available.
One-way pedestrian flow around the sellers avenues. Not free walking backwards and forwards.
Please do not enter a sellers pitch until invited to do so.
Social Distancing measures will be in place and those not following them will be invited to leave.

Please listen and adhere to any instructions given by our marshalls. We must work together to ensure these events can go ahead. We anticipate visits from local authorities to check guidelines are being adhered to. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Face Painting
Face Paint Fun
*CANCELLED whilst we're following Social Distancing Guidelines* 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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Grandparent’s Weekend (3rd & 4th October)
Grandparent's Family Fun on the Farm
*May be postponed/cancelled whilst we're following Social Distancing Guidelines* Come and celebrate wonderful Grandparents! Sat 3rd and Sun 4th October 2020. HALF PRICE Entry for Grandparent's with valid vouchers. Downloadable vouchers coming soon. Important: There will be no discount available on the door without a Valid Email Voucher. You must download a voucher to enter for Half Price on Grandparent's Weekend.
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Treat Grandad and Grandma to a family day out at the farm and celebrate Grandparent's day in style. 2020 Vouchers Coming Soon

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Halloween (26th – 30th October)
Low Key Spooky Fun!
*May be POSTPONED/CANCELLED whilst we're following Social Distancing Guidelines* Cauldrons full of family fun! The whole farm park has a spooky makeover and the team are transformed into our entertaining 'Boo Crew'. Dressing up and getting into the 'spirit' of things is highly encouraged. PLUS we'll be running extra themed events all week for fang-tastic low key spooky fun for little ones! More details coming soon.
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Low key fang-tastic family fun for little ones! Timetable of events coming soon . . .

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Father Christmas Magic at Farmer Palmers
Meet Father Christmas at Farmer Palmers
*May be POSTPONED/CANCELLED whilst we're following Social Distancing Guidelines* Father Christmas Magic at Farmer Palmers. See the joy on their faces as they meet the 'Man in Red' in his warm Winter cabin. No pre-booking required. Visit weekends (or at 11am Tue/Wed) during December. Only £9 extra & fab present.
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Dates for 2020 coming soon Do I need to pre-book? NO PRE-BOOKING REQUIRED. Simply turn up on the day* (Groups are very welcome but must pre-book**). Visit our 'Farmer Christmas' in his traditional, Winter cabin in the Little Farmer's Fun Barn. 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 tickets on the day of your visit from our reception team. Tickets are £9 in addition to normal admission. ** For Group Bookings please call our shop team for more information 01202 622 022

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Dorset Local Events
Dorset has so much to offer families with young children. *Double check each website as events may be cancelled/postponed whilst we're following Social Distancing Guidelines* 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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