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Farmer Palmer's Farm Park

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Great day out

I went with my granddaughter so that she could attend a birthday party. We both had a great time... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
baldyjohn
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Poole, United Kingdom
Great day out for a toddler in mixed weather conditions

Unlike a lot of farm parks we have visited, Farmer Palmer's is very well suited for younger ones... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cerianne W
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Open from Sat 19th Jan in 2019. Family run visitor attraction near Poole in Dorset, the Palmer's have designed everything for children 8 years and under! Opened in 1998 the attention to detail and happy, friendly staff make all the difference to...more
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Wareham Road, Poole BH16 6EU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went with my granddaughter so that she could attend a birthday party. We both had a great time and she loved getting up close with the animals.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank baldyjohn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unlike a lot of farm parks we have visited, Farmer Palmer's is very well suited for younger ones which is really refreshing to see. Our 23 month old had a great day stroking Guinea pigs, meeting piglets and lambs, sharing a go-kart ride with her...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Cerianne W
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great day out for little ones. My daughter absolutely loved her day out, (we did too!!) Great food, great activities and great demonstrations of all the animals, our favourite was trotter time with the new piglets!! A great value day out for all the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank EmNewsum
fpfporganford, Owner at Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your review Em, so pleased your daughter enjoyed all we have to offer.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Animals impressed our grandson and rides. Downside cafeteria floor was disgusting mess on floor ,3 staff behind counter chatting /mobiles. At least one of them could sweep the floor sat at a table, got yoghurt on my trousers from dirty table clothMore

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nelly1001
fpfporganford, Owner at Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Nelly I am shocked and saddened at your complaint going straight on trip advisor. We have a strict no phone rule while on duty, which our team understand is a disciplinary item. We agree tidying up after those little food mini bomb site makers takes...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fab place for kids with so much to do- animals, woodland walk, petting area, hay bales, tractors, loads of play areas for soft play, imaginative play inside and out so perfect in any weather. We went in half-term so it was very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank amyrumball
fpfporganford, Owner at Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Amy, your review is fantastic and it sounds as though you packed so much into your day. Sorry our coffee wa not to your taste. I guess you did not see our Nespresso machine. Please ask for Nespresso next time. Sandra

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed somewhere to go before we checked into our caravan site, and by complete chance discovered this amazing place. Everything about it was brilliant, the activities, the staff, the facilities and the cafe. We all had a great time, and stayed until closing time....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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fpfporganford, Owner at Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Your review is music to our ears Isaac. Would love to know more about your stay in Dorset. Don’t forget you get 50% off if you return within 7 days with your receipt so please ask for Sandra Palmer if you revisit

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we are in Dorset we always visit Farmer Palmer’s! We have been coming since our daughter was 2; she is now 12 and still enjoys it, and so do we. Lots to do with activity/talks on throughout the day. The tractor ride is great...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Markshine
fpfporganford, Owner at Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, he said audience participation today was awesome! Thanks for your recommendation.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Expecting just an ordinary farm, we found ourselves in a kids farm paradise... this place was created to cater to the little ones in every way... from fun activities to wonderful animal experience... all that served by the loveliest staff... really must visit, especially when...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MmeGoose
fpfporganford, Owner at Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow, the Farmer Palmer Customer Experience is our aim, and your words are make us proud we gave you a fab day with us. See you soon!

Reviewed 12 February 2019

This is a great place for your family,especially if you have young children.They have a hay fun barn,go carts,tractor rides loads of animals for all to see and pet,small restaurant and shop.All in all a great day out..

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank couragejohn7
fpfporganford, Owner at Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2019

We thank you for enjoying your “stay all day” experience with us

Reviewed 20 January 2019

Our kids love this place. Tons of things to do n see. Staff are very friendly if a little busy. There's a good mix of indoors anfd outdoors here so great for all weathers and types. Really buggy and wheelchair friendly too. Food is good...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GreenCale
fpfporganford, Owner at Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2019

Our team are so happy that you love our mix of things to do! Our catering team take pride in their food so will particularly love your review, thanks.

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lauramariechilds
22 May 2018|
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Response from fpfporganford | Property representative |
Hi Laura, We have disabled parking, ramps, wide doorways and concrete or hard gravel tracks. Disabled friendly team
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Rebekah E
1 April 2017|
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Response from fpfporganford | Property representative |
Thank you so much for your question. Our Daily Activities page on our farmerpalmers web page has the main timetable of events including our full list of free activities. We have optional extras in addition to the admission... More
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Dawn A
24 July 2016|
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Response from fpfporganford | Property representative |
Sadly we do not allow dogs inside the Farm Park but we have two kennels which are solid wire construction and half shaded, place near trees, in the car park. They are secured with a padlock and you can come and go to check... More
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