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West Lodge Rural Centre

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Open Now: 09:30 - 17:00
Open today: 09:30 - 17:00
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A brilliant day out

Frendly staff throughout the site make you feel welcome. The animals are well cared for and include... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ian A
Desborough, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great for little ones!

Have visited West Lodge on multiple occasions and always have had a really great experience. They... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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  • Average6%
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“pony rides”(34 reviews)
“play area”(40 reviews)
“barrel ride”(55 reviews)
We are an open, working farm with play areas, acres of beautiful walks, a large variety of farm animals including pigs, sheep, cows. Activities on offer include free barrel rides, piglet racing, cuddle corner petting sessions with the smaller...more
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Back Lane, Desborough, Kettering NN14 2SH, England
+44 1536 760552
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Frendly staff throughout the site make you feel welcome. The animals are well cared for and include cows, pigs, goats, sheep, donkeys, horses, chickens, geese, guinea pigs, rabbits and more. There is a petting area and regular activities throughout the day. The outdoor play area...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ian A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited West Lodge on multiple occasions and always have had a really great experience. They have a great variety of activities and areas for children to play. The small animal petting, pony rides and outdoor play area are some of our favourites! Both my...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I went for the day and took the grandchildren - What a lovely day we all had - the children went on the train around the area - We fed the animals, walked round all the various enclosures - and stopped for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mezza2303
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good rural centre .with a large number of animals to feed (pigs,goats ,chickens,rabbits,ducks etc) and a very large children play area both inside and outside. If you visit early in the season then a display of lamb feeding is well worth doing.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank stephen y
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

What a great day! We visited the Elves workshop, wrote a letter to Santa, made a Christmas card, and visited Santa in a magical room! The whole thing is excellent. We also ran round the maze, played in the fantastic indoor play area and fed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ElaineI_13
Westlodgefarmpark, Manager at West Lodge Rural Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Thank you!!!

Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

This farm was recommended for a very good Santa’s grotto and it didn’t disappoint. We had visited in half term for pumpkin carving and couldn’t believe the change in decoration for the grotto and how believable it was. Unfortunately for us it was raining for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AnnW2
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I think you could not fail to have a great day here. The facilities are always improving and they’re always coming up with new ideas for fun things for the family. The Halloween event is really sweet, the staff are lovely and the entire place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ACollins1
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

What a find! So affordable and the emphasis was on fun! It was a bitterly cold day so we spent a lot of time in the Adventure Barn - it was warm! However favourite part was the piglet race 🐷🐷🐷!!! How nice to find somewhere...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Helen A
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit the farm for the pumpkin picking as we have visited before and the kids loved it there with the play areas and the animals , however we found this visit a bit disappointing. We booked a 930am slot to be first...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank beardyb77
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Decided last minute to take two grandchildren here for a visit, booked and paid on line for entrance and tractor ride , so didnt expect to queue to get in for over half an hour whilst waiting for people to pay, this should be better...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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17 July 2018|
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Response from richardwD1651FK | Reviewed this property |
If you go to their web site it gives a detailed price list, as it can vary on age etc.
8 February 2018|
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Response from Chopalina | Reviewed this property |
I saw people with small dogs on leads and medium sized dogs too. Obviously with farm animals about they do not want dogs off leads. Bear in mind farmers are allowed to shoot dogs if they attack the livestock.
21 July 2017|
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Response from Denise W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have good facilities for food & drink