Farmer Palmer's Dorset Farm Park is designed for young children and families, its the perfect place to explore!

Here’s everything you need to know about Dorset’s favourite farm park! We offer you and your family a fun-filled visit to the beautiful Dorset countryside. Parents will be pleased to know our priority is to provide excitement and entertainment in a safe and welcoming environment. Everything we do, we do it for you! Our attractions are designed with you in mind and our attention to detail is 100% family focused.

About Our Mission

To provide the local community and tourists with a product that enables them to not only entertain young children but also ensure that they feel they have a ‘quality value for money experience’.

To provide staff infrastructure to ensure both staff and customers are correctly supported.

To create a commercial business that has a steady growth year on year, but still in keeping with Farmer Palmer's original ethos, of keeping the experience of our customers a personal one.

To ensure that our customers’ expectations are achievable.

an animal pen

About Our Values

  • To provide a welcoming farm facility that is a professional and efficient business, and above & beyond what is expected of a Farm Park attraction

  • To always maintain the highest standard in everything we offer

  • To provide a clean, safe, and highly enjoyable environment for children so their parents can relax here

  • To provide value for money

  • To run the departments as efficiently as possible whilst not compromising the service given

  • To achieve education and awareness, particularly for children in an enjoyable and involving way

  • Ensure all staff are happy in their work because a smile and politeness costs nothing, but reaps extensive rewards

  • To become the best example of a farm park

Listen to Dave Palmer (Father) & Sandra Palmer-Snellin (Daughter) talk about the history of Farmer Palmer’s, and where it all began!


About Our Amazing Team

Meet the dedicated Dorset Farm Park crew, the Farmer Palmer's professionals

About Dorset farm park - Sandra



Having grown up on the farm, 25 years ago my brother & I started this magical journey. We have an amazing team! I love marketing, quality, and customer care.

About Dorset farm park - Phillip



I'm Farmer Palmer! You'll often see me around the park or out on the tractor! I grew up on the farm and I'm passionate about our business and customer service.

About Dorset farm park - Cerys


Hen House Manager

Joined 2018. My role is to ensure the smooth running of the Hen House and to make sure customers have a really enjoyable time!

About Dorset farm park - Charlie


Shop Team Supervisor

Joined 2010. I run the reception team and gift shop at Farmer Palmer’s, where myself and the team handle all your Birthday Party bookings, Annual Passes, and General Administration.

About Dorset farm park - Robert


Maintenance Supervisor

Joined 2015. You'll often see me around the farm fixing and maintaining equipment. I help with H&S and also supervise the Monitor team.

About Dorset farm park - Lindsey


Retail Buyer

Joined 2014. I am Farmer Palmer's Retail Buyer. I work in the shop department, making sure we've got lots of those 'i forgot' items, as well as lots of great gift ideas for a take home treat!

About Dorset farm park - Gemma


Events coordinator

Joined 2021. I organise and manage all of the events at Farmer Palmer's, including Easter, Halloween, and Christmas! I also liaise with local accommodation providers, holiday parks, and businesses who are interested in events at the farm.

About Dorset farm park - Jess


Marketing & Social Media Creator

Joined 2022. I help run the social media and marketing for the park, so make sure to say 'CHEESE' if you see me!



Joined 2015. I work in Farmer Palmer’s HQ looking after the accounts. I sometimes assist with HR and I love a cup of green tea!


HR & Team Coordinator

Rejoined 2021. I used to work here way back in 2009. I've now come back to work in Farmer Palmer's HQ looking after Human Resources and training for our fabulous team!


Animal Barn Supervisor

Rejoined in 2022, after leaving in 2010. I work with the animal barn team to care after the animals and give exciting & educational demonstrations to our wonderful customers.