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Sadly Closed from 20.3.20
Will Re-open
Later this year.
I Farmer Palmer's

ALL EVENTS CURRENTLY CANCELLED OR POSTPONED due to Covid-19 Government Guidelines. Outside or indoors, we’ve got fun and exciting activities for the whole family!
When is Farmer Palmer’s re-open after lockdown?
The Farm Park is temporarily closed in the prevention of the spread of Covid-19. We are working towards a July re-opening; your favourite Farm Park but with a few changes.
  • Online pre-booking for admission will be 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 21.05.2020
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SEN Time on 20th of Each Month
CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE On the 20th of each Month, runs March - October from 3pm - 5pm. Park activities adjusted for children with learning disabilities. In preparation for your visit, we have uploaded some videos to our YouTube Channel so you can see the layout of the Animal Barn and Outdoor Animal Areas. If you need to check travel/traffic updates before leaving here's a link: Dorset Council Website
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Easter (10th – 13th April)
So much fun… for everyone!


Enjoy the Easter Holidays down on the farm!

Friday 10th April - Monday 13th April 2020. Did some 'bunny' say Easter Eggs? Hop along to Farmer Palmer's Easter Eggstravaganza! Bring a basket for the eggcellent daily Egg Hunts and watch out for the 'Bandit-Bunnies' on the Tractor Ride!  
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Farmer Palmer's will be brimming with baby animals during the Easter Holidays! Plus all the other wonderful friendly farm park animals for you to meet with your little ones! There's a full daily timetable of hands-on Animal Events each day throughout the holidays and acres of adventure to explore. Join us for our Easter Eggstravaganza over the Bank Holiday Weekend. Our fluffy, friendly Easter Bunny will be hiding hundreds of chocolate eggs out in the field, every day from Good Friday to Easter Monday inclusive. Egg Hunts Time TBC - it will be earlier this year. No extra charge for egg hunts in addition to normal admission. NEW for 2020 - Look out for the Bandit-Bunny Tractor Rides! Help stop those cheeky bunnies from stealing the Easter Bunny's eggs! More info coming soon . . . We look forward to welcoming you. There's so much to do in the local area this Easter! Find out more

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Car Boot Sales
Grab a Baaa-gain!
CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Farmer Palmer's Carboot Sales start again on Tuesday 5th May in 2020  
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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. First Car Boot Date 5th May 2020

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Face Painting
Face Paint Fun
CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 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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Father’s Weekend
Father's Day Fun on the Farm
CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Come and celebrate awesome Dads! Sat 20th and Sun 21st June 2020. HALF PRICE Entry for Dad's with valid voucher. Downloadable voucher 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 Father's Day/Weekend.
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Dad's are FARM-TASTIC! Vouchers COMING SOON. Enter your information and look out for your email voucher in your inbox. Please do check your spam/junk folders in case our email gets directed there by mistake. You will need to print out your voucher and bring it along with you (and matching ID) on Sat 20th and Sun 21st June 2020. IMPORTANT: Our system only allows for one voucher per valid email address. If you require another voucher you will need to provide another email address. Vouchers and ID must match to prove the voucher is not a copy.

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Grandparent’s Weekend (3rd & 4th October)
Grandparent's Family Fun on the Farm
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!
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
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. 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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