SEE & DO
EAT & DRINK
Our Half Term opening dates are Sat 27th May - Sun 4th June
and we will be open every day 10.00 - 17.00 during this time.
In the heart of the beautiful Dorset countryside, we offer a relaxing day out for the whole family as well as Rural Craft Courses, Wild Skills courses and birthday parties and the perfect venue for special events including Weddings!
With 84 acres of Traditional Farm and River Meadows, there’s plenty to keep the whole family occupied. Enjoy the farm and the animals it is home to as well as our Riverside Trail, Indoor and Outdoor Adventure Play, Tractor and Pony Rides.
Bring your Birthday Party
Hire the Kids Party Room above
the Stables or the Great Barn with Bar and Dance Floor.
The fab facilities we have to offer can really make it the party of the year!
Weddings at Honeybrook
A beautiful barn with bar, gardens, intimate ceremony rooms, magical stone circle, a secluded orchard & vintage wagons make Honeybrook the perfect venue for your wedding with a difference.
Are you Planning a party, event or wedding?
Wild Skills Parties
Our Wild Skills Adventure Courses can be tailored for a Birthday Party too!
Learn Exciting Bush Craft Skills
in the Woods and River Trails.
Honeybrook is a fantastic venue for Corporate Events, Christmas Parties and Private Celebrations throughout the year.
We are also fully licensed for alcohol & have a catering team on site. We have lots of rooms & sites available for various daytime or evening functions.
We can provide catering
for your event at Honeybrook, for example Hog Roast, BBQ, sit down dinner prepared by our Wonky Goose Cafe, or light teas, cakes & refreshments, whatever you fancy!
Plus we have a license to serve alcohol, another thing you don't have to worry about, so we can run a licensed bar at your event.
All meat is supplied by our own High Lea Butchers.
Open Tuesdays, Saturdays & Sundays 10-4 (extended opening during holidays – see dates below).
During term time, we are open during the week for educational and pre-booked group visits only at present. Please call to discuss your requirements.
SUMMER HALF TERM OPENING HOURS & EVENTS
Open daily between
27th May - 4th June 10am-5pm
WILD SKILS WEDNESDAY 31ST MAY
12th & 19th April 10.30-3PM £25* Age 6+
A whole day in the woods den
building, camp fire cooking and learning wildlife skills.
FOREST SCHOOL FRIDAY 2ND JUNE
14th & 21st April 10.30-12.30pm
A child-led Forest School session in our woodland environment. A great chance for children to socialise with those of a similar age and gain confidence through fun achievable activities and be immersed in the wild world at Honeybrook Farm.
10.30 - Meet the ponies
11.30 Pets Corner - Rabbit & Guinea Pig Handling
12.00 Meet the Chicks and Ducklings
13.00 Nuts about nature?
Join us for a River dipping session/wildlife walk*
Mon 29th May-Fri 2nd June only. Meet by reception.
14.00 Pets Corner - Rabbit & Guinea Pig Handling
14.30 - Calf feeding and talk about our calves
15.00 - Meet the ponies
15.45 - Kune Kune feeding,
help us feed the piglets.
ENTRANCE PRICES 2017
Tractor and Train ride included*
UNDER 2s – FREE
Tots 2-3 - £3.50 (free on Tuesdays in term time)
Ages 4+ - £7.00
Seniors - £6.00
Carers - FREE
Family Saver Ticket (2 adults + 2 or 1 adult + 3) - £25.00
Four-legged friends: FREE and most welcome if on a lead and accompanied by a well-behaved owner!
*Train and tractor rides operating all day,
subject to availability.
Extra train tokens may be purchased at reception (£2 pp.) should you want an extra ride (under 2s FREE).
Additional tractor rides are charged at £1.00 pp.
(under 2s FREE)
PLUS FREE FAMILY TRAIL this SUMMER HALF TERM
complete it and claim your reward from reception on your way out.
SEE & DO
The Flying Fox Zipwire
Billy Goat waiting for a cuddle
Wonky Goose Cafe Terrace
The Village Green
The Wonky Goose Cafe
Calves in the Farmyard
Tractor Rides around the Park
Head out from the farmyard on the NEW exciting adventure Play Trail to explore the far reaching corners of Honeybrook Farm. A mystery awaits around every corner as you ramble along beautiful riverside walks and climb, run and jump your way towards the next exhilarating challenge. Keep an eye out for The Ford, cross over to find Bakers Dozen, down to Vic's Island and across the Tricorn Bridge to the Wild Skills Den
Dipping for Minnows
Wild Skills - identifying pond life
Huge Adventure Playground
Adorable lambs at springtime
Picnic area - under the shady Oak
River Trail - 84 acres of meadows
Play inside The Trojan Horse
Regular Pets Corner sessions offer a chance to give some of our animals a pet and a groom!
The indoor Soft Play Area is terrific fun and very popular with the kids is perfect for when the rains are about and there is seating too.
Fun for the bigger kids includes Flying Fox zip wire, Buccaneer Towers, Trojan Horse, massive climbing structures with slides & lots more all on sand for safe landings. Plus Tots’ Playground for the little ones.
Our Splash Pad on the Village Green is designed and built especially for Honeybrook. Great fun on those sunny Summer days or equally a real giggle with wellies and waterproofs.
Stunning countryside & river meadow vistas, intimate ceremony rooms, the Great Barn with bar, the magical Stone Circle and the Orchard make Honeybrook Farm the perfect venue for your wedding or event.
A beautiful semi-natural pond close to the river. Surrounded by trees, it is a great place for wildlife exploration & serves as a peaceful haven away from the hustle-bustle of the main farmyard.
A natural chalk stream with its own strain of brown trout as well as wild rainbow trout, grayling, pike & crayfish. With luck you may see kingfishers, egrets, cormorants, heron, otters & water voles too.
Ask at reception to find out more about the family trail
Jump around! Climb and scramble, get bouncing on the fun Bouncy Pillow on the Village Green.
The BAR in the Great Barn is closed. Why not enjoy your pic-nic inside this historic old Barn if the weather is inclement.
A Beautiful Barn with Wedding Ceremony Room and Bar, Seating room and Dancefloor.
A brilliant venue for your Party!
In forthcoming weeks the Farm House Tea Rooms will re-open to serve hot drinks and cakes to eat in, on the patio next to stream or to takeaway!
Hot and cold meals and snacks. All made and baked in house using our very own meat and produce. From sandwiches and scrumptious baked goods to lasagne and chilli.
Coming Soon! Look out for after school meal deals and a delicious restaurant evening menu offering seasonal suppers and tasty tipples!
Look out for Mrs Swirly Ice Creams this Summer!
All meat served is supplied by our own High Lea Butchers
Wild Skills Day Courses
Get hands-on learning practical survival skills. Have a go at fire lighting and building shelters all using the natural materials you fin around you. learn to tie knots, navigate around the woods, forage for food all in the great outdoors.
Come to Honeybrook for a session of bushcraft and fun in the Wild Skills Den and Camp. Learn how to light a campfire the old fashioned way, build a shelter to protect you from the elements and toast some marshmallows!
Parties can be tailored to your needs, from a minimum of 2 hours and have a maximum of 10 children. All Wild Skills parties include a tractor ride to the location.
Knots, Lashings, Building techniques and decorative knots
Trapping, fishing and preparing things to eat
Shelter building using natural materials - How waterproof can you make yours?
Making fire using friction, spark sticks and natural materials
Identify and collect wild food!
Toast marshmallows, cook damper bread spirals, skewer your caught fish and rabbits!
Map reading with compass
and using natural clues to determine direction
Identifying prints and observing clues to animals
The Wild Skills Modules
We’re two miles north of Wimborne Minster on the B3078 Cranborne Road
Honeybrook Farm, Nr Stanbridge, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 4JD
(For Sat Nav enter Lower Honeybrook Farm)
Listen out for announcements of impromptu happenings and special events during your visit.
Our rangers and several of our staff are First Aid trained. First Aid points at the cafe and reception.
In the event of an accident, please contact the Café, reception or the nearest ranger.
No smoking around buildings, animal pens or play areas. Please dispose of your butts appropriately.
To discourage wasps, we have limited rubbish bins & encourage visitors to take their litter home.
Honeybrook is a working farm so please supervise your children at all times.
Honeybrook will be open 10.00 - 17.00 during school holidays, bank holidays and weekends.
Dogs, FREE and most welcome if on a lead and accompanied by a well-behaved owner!
ENTRANCE PRICES 2017
Adults : £7.00
Children 4yrs & over: £7.00
Tots 2-3yrs: £3.50 | Under 2s: FREE
Seniors: £6.00 | Carers: FREE
Family Saver Ticket: £25.00
(2 adults+2 or 1 adult+3)
Entrance includes free tractor & train ride, operating all day, subject to availability.
Our ethos is to encourage people of all ages to break away from the confines of the modern world and reconnect with nature and all its hidden treasures.
We encourage children to learn about the natural world though experiencing nature first hand.
We provide a safe and unique environment
for nurturing young minds and inspiring
Richard Glyn Foundation. Reg. Charity No. 1048103
Honeybrook Farm, Nr. Stanbridge
(Sat Nav address: Lower Honeybrook Farm)
Wimborne Minster, Dorset BH21 4JD
We are 2 miles North of Wimborne on the B3078.
Map coordinates: 50°49'31.5"N 1°59'18.6"W
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