Days Out

Farms, Zoos & Aquariums

A great opportunity for a family day out. Explore the beautiful gardens, get to feed a rare animal breed or enjoy a delicious snack at the cafe. Special events and activities happening regularly throughout the year.

For more information contact 01305 215003.

Monkey World

Monkey world is an ape and monkey sanctuary and rescue centre near Poole, Dorset. This is a fantastic choice for a family Day Out. You’ll be able to see closely many different species at the centre, enjoy yummy treats at the cafe or burn energy at the large play area. Picnic benches also available.

For more details contact  01929 462 537.

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park

A unique family attraction and conservation centre for over 20 rare breed Heavy Horses in Dorset, which prides itself for being not only fun but also educational for the entire family.

For more information contact 01202 824040.

Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park

An absolute ‘Mumbler Must’!

An award-winning, family-run attraction in Poole, Dorset. Although designed for children aged 0 to 8, there’s so much to see and do, it makes a great choice for the entire family.

For more details call 01202 622022.

Honeybrook Adventure Farm

Petting farm in Wimborne, offering animal feeding, train rides, tractor rides, soft play, crazy golf, water jet splash pad, tots corner, aerial runaway zip wire, river dipping, and more.

For more information e-mail

Liberty’s Owl, Raptor And Reptile Centre

If you like impressive birds of pray, reptiles and other creepy crawlies, then this is definitely the place for you. And opportunity to take your own photos or even experience being a falconer for one day!

For further details contact 01425 476487.


Most definitely a ‘Mumbler Must’. An impressive Safari Park with many other attractions to offer, all in one place.

If you’d like to read a full review of the park and facilities, please visit Poole Mumbler’s Facebook Page.

For more details contact

Marwell Zoo

Marwell’s 140-acre park is home to an incredible range of exotic and endangered species, in beautiful, landscaped surroundings. Enjoy a range of daily animal talks and feeds including giraffes, meerkats and Humboldt penguins. With five adventure playgrounds, a free road train, and 2 indoor picnic areas, there’s plenty to occupy your little ones.

For more details contact 01962 777407.



New Forest Wildlife Park

A ‘Mumbler Must’ attraction. The wildlife park offers an unforgettable experience for the entire family. You’ll have the opportunity to see impressive mammals and birds, and to play in one of the large play areas, suited for both younger and older children. Some highlights are the deer freely roaming around you, the wolves and the magnificent bison.


For further details contact 02380 292408.

Oceanarium Bournemouth

Located in Bournemouth’s sea front, the Oceanarium offers fun for the entire family. Enjoy the adventure trail, Kid’s Play Zone, penguins enclosure or watching the impressive turtles have a snack, amongst other attractions. Once you are finished, you can enjoy a treat at the cafe or step directly onto Bournemouth beach.

For more details contact 01202 311993.

Putlake Adventure Farm and Indoor Soft Play Swanage

A lovely adventure farm and soft play in Swanage, suitable for children aged 0-10; offering indoors and outdoors fun, including pedal Go-Karts, family picnic areas, trampolines, and animal petting.

Birthday parties available.

For more details contact 01929 422917.

Weymouth Sea Life Centre

A ‘Mumbler Must’ attraction. Various ticket options available, including ‘parent and toddler’ pass.

A rare opportunity to get a close encounter and learn about sea creatures, jump on the splash zone, or visit the sensory garden. The picnic benches and cafe make it the perfect family day out.

Birthday parties available.