Friends of Farmer Palmer’s

Friends of Farmer Palmers are useful contacts, trusted partners, and organisations. We hope you find this useful. We post who is a 'friend of Farmer Palmers' here but you can become a friend of Farmer Palmer's via our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages. Sign up to our E-Newsletter to receive a monthly update from Director, Sandra Palmer. We do not add links from companies we do not work with or are familiar with.

Club Hub UK

We are proud to be listed on Club Hub UK 

Club Hub UK receives over 200,000 views every month and has thousands of Kids Clubs, baby classes and Children’s Activities registered offering toddler activities, indoor activities for kids, gymnastics classes, things to do with kids, indoor play areas and kids activity boxes available to order online. So if you’re searching for “kids activities near me or baby classes” then their resources can help.


DEFRA stands for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Government run this is a great resource for finding further information on animal and environmental rules and regulations. Farmer Palmer’s animals are taken care of by our dedicated Animal Barn team in line with DEFRA’s Farm Animal Welfare Committee’s Five Freedom Advice. You can find out more about this on the DEFRA website. 

VAQAS Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Scheme

VAQAS (the Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Scheme) was set up by VisitEngland to give unbiased assessments of visitor attractions by industry professionals. Farmer Palmer’s is assessed annually to ensure quality standards are being met. For visitors, you can be assured of our excellent customer service standards by looking for the VisitEngland Quality Rose Marque which we proudly display at the farm park and on our marketing materials and website. Pop over to the VisitEngland website to find out more.

National Farm Attractions Network

National Farm Attractions Network, is a countrywide network of over 200 farm members. The NFAN aims to raise the standards of Farm Parks across the UK. Farmer Palmer’s has previously won Farm Attraction of the Year and been runners up. We are actively involved with this great network.

Norden Farm

Norden Farm is an idyllic, family-run campsite set on a working farm in the heart of the Dorset countryside. Within walking distance of Corfe Castle and with excellent transport links to Dorset’s quirky towns and beautiful beaches, it’s the perfect base for visitors wishing to explore the exciting and picturesque Isle of Purbeck.

On-site, you’ll find facilities such as flush toilets, hot showers and a farm shop stocking a whole host of necessities and local delights. You can enjoy saying hello to the animals, free music events, food vans and evenings roasting marshmallows round the fire pit too.

Contact:01929 480098

Norden Farm, Corfe Castle Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5DS

The Grandparent’s Hub

An online community and membership for grandparents and their grandchildren. A place to share and inspire. A place to laugh and learn. A place full of ideas. Join us on the website or sign-up for a Grandparent Hub+ membership. Lots of savings available for getting out and about with your grandchildren and family. Visit to find out more.

Holiday Lettings from Trip Advisor

Searching for a Holiday Letting with excellent reviews?

Check out the Holiday Lettings from TripAdvisor website. It’s easy to use for both holiday makers and property owners. Read the reviews and recommendations to find your perfect match!


Looking for a holiday cottage in Dorset? As the first comparator dedicated to holiday rental research, Likibu is a search engine which has been designed to ensure that you can find the best deal. Likibu finds and filters every possible destination and accommodation option for you to find the best rental among its 5 million properties. Working with globally recognised powerhouses such as Airbnb, HomeAway and, among more than 25 other partner sites, it’s never been easier to book your holiday rental: compare, choose and save!

Netmums Award Winners – Outdoor Play and Birthday Parties

We are super proud of our Netmums awards! We’ve been voted a Netmums favourite in the Outdoor Play and Birthday Party categories in recent years. Netmums is a great resource for mums to be, new parents and those with older children. Localise your search to find places to go and things to do in your local area plus lots of tips and advice, reviews, activities and online chat forums. Check them out.

National Farmers Union

National Farmers Union – The NFU is a countrywide organisation offering support to farms. They have a fantastic interactive children friendly farm club page on their site. The NFU supports FACE – the Farming and Countryside Education charity aiming to educate children and young people about food, farming and the countryside. There is a lot of interesting, farm related information on the NFU website. 

Jurassic Coast

The beautiful Jurassic Coast is on our doorstep – pop your mouse on the arrow to open up a world of history and beautiful places to visit. Check out Best of Dorset Attractions too whilst in the area.

Farms for Schools

FFS aims to ensure that school trips to farms are safe, enjoyable and educationally worthwhile. 2021: we are re-introducing educational visits to registered schools and nurseries only. Please phone and pre-book before visiting, but we offer a discounted rate for schools and groups, so call 01202 622022 today!

Visit Attractions

Visit Attractions offers a great resource for families looking for ideas and inspiration of places to visit throughout the UK. Once you’ve been to Farmer Palmer’s, check them out for more fun family days out!

Resort Dorset

Things to see and do in Dorset. Find details of other fun family days out, events and destinations across the county.

Lancombe Country Cottages and Lodges

Enchanting Family Holidays in Dorset for the young…and not so young, humans and dogs…with a touch of Magic!

Exciting adventures await you when you come on your holiday to Lancombe in Dorset. With lots of safe outdoor space to play in, hunt for fairies in our Magical Fairy Woods and help feed the chickens. Have fun in the Indoor Heated Pool or in the Games Room.

It’s not all about the excellent leisure facilities, it’s the beautiful ‘Home from Home’ accommodation and views, all only a short drive from the World Heritage Jurassic Coast and of course Farmer Palmer’s!”
Explore more on their website

Stay in Lodges

If you are looking for a family friendly place to stay in Dorset, click the arrow to follow the link to our friends Stay In Lodges, there are lots of accommodation options available.

Let’s Go with the Children

Find even more things to do with the kids, recommended family places to go and lots of other exciting ideas here! An excellent resource for your family fun!

Deluxe Holiday Homes

Deluxe Holiday Homes in Dorset provide a selection of holiday lets for both corporate and private short breaks and or weekend breaks to suit all of our guests, which include; modern sea facing apartments in Sandbanks to traditional cottages on the Jurassic Coast and big houses for larger groups and families in Poole and Bournemouth.

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