“ I have never before, in my long and eclectic career, been gifted with such an abundance of natural beauty as I experienced filming War Horse on Dartmoor.” Steven Spielberg.

The Miniature Pony Centre

Wormhill Farm, Newton Abbot, TQ13 8RG

Opening times

25th March – 1st November 2021 Entrance to the farm is strictly via pre-booked tickets only. To ensure safety on-site, we have closed some areas of the park. All visitors, including, seasonal ticket holders and those with complimentary tickets MUST be pre-booked in advance – Remember you MUST add children under 3 too. No cash is handled on-site. Season ticket holders – You MUST bring your membership card with you. Without this, you will be politely refused entry. Complimentary ticket holders, please use booking link above. If you are looking to purchase a Season Pass, you can do so here.


Child ticket 3 – 16 @ £9.45
Adult ticket @ £10.45
Senior ticket @ £9.00 Senior/Concessionary tickets
Family ticket @ £36.50 2 adults + 2 children
Additional child ticket @ £8.00 Valid only with Family ticket

Special Offers

There are no Special Offers at this time – check back soon!


No trip to Dartmoor National Park is complete without visiting The Miniature Pony Centre! This farm attraction has it all including indoor and outdoor play areas.

Unicorns, Miniature Shetlands and their foals, Miniature Pigs, Harris, our Suffolk Punch horse, miniature, and Mammoth Donkeys are all waiting to meet you and your family when you visit us on the Dartmoor National Park.

As well as lots of super cute ponies and donkeys, the Centre also offers a truly hands-on and unique experience to interact with our animals as well as taking part in our free daily activities. We will be welcoming 4 new foals this Spring and they are super adorable.

Our Unicorns are here every day we are open, and they can be found in our sparkly Rainbow Stables. New for 2021, our Unicorn picture time will give you and your family the opportunity to meet our unicorns and have your picture taken with them.

Our daily activities could include Unicorn story, pony grooming, working the tractor, meet the herd, pony herding, meeting the bugs and piggy time.

New for 2021, we will be offering a fundraising activity for the NHS. Plant a sunflower and take it home and watch it grow. Please note, to take part in this activity a donation will be required of £1.00. All proceeds will go to the NHS and you will also be helping the bees.

There is plenty of open safe spaces, stunning Dartmoor scenery and all activities are run with COVID secure safety measures in place, including social distancing. Where social distancing is not possible during some activities our staff will be wearing face masks. We also have sneeze guards, deep cleans throughout the day, compulsory mask wearing in the shop and café in place.

Unfortunately, pony rides will not be available this year due to COVID restrictions, we are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Our outdoor play areas will be open including our trampolines and zip wire. There are antibacterial gels around the Centre for you and your family to use. Our nature trail around the ponds will have you hunting for all the answers to your questions on your sheet!

The café will be offering sandwiches, paninis, jacket potatoes and a delightful selection of cakes and snacks. Yummy Langage Ice Cream will be available and delicious coffees too including our new range of coffee frappes and milkshakes. During holiday times we will be running our special menu which will include Nachos, Burgers and Kofta flat bread. Lunch is served between 11.30 and 3.00 pm every day.

At the Centre, there is free parking, facilities, and a several picnic areas (undercover areas available also). Here at The Miniature Pony Centre, we are proud of offer a truly unique experience of interacting with our animals in a safe environment.

Your family day out the Centre will be filled with activities, making wonderful memories and cute photo opportunities whilst being COVID safe. The Miniature Pony Centre, Dartmoor is a great ‘hands-on’ family day out filled with lots of cuteness and pony magic for children and adults alike.


Key Facilities




Picnic Area

Disabled Access

Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Additional Facilities

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