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West Lodge Rural Centre

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Back Lane, Desborough, Kettering NN14 2SH, England
+44 1536 760552
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Lambing Weekend

Fantastic day out, both kids (6&3) thoroughly enjoyed it, feeding the lambs, to the barrel ride... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Richard W
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To expensive

Visited here in half term week with my young grandson, how anyone can spend all day here is beyond... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Catloverxall
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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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 animals. We also run pony rides and tractor tours of the farm at a small extra cost. Lots of picnic areas and a large family restaurant.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pony rides” (27 reviews)
“play area” (36 reviews)
“barrel ride” (47 reviews)
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Back Lane, Desborough, Kettering NN14 2SH, England
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"farm animals"
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"goat"
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"father christmas"
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"lovely cafe"
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"young children"
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"christmas experience"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic day out, both kids (6&3) thoroughly enjoyed it, feeding the lambs, to the barrel ride, and pony rides, the staff were very approachable, food was good and reasonably priced, good trails around the farm for exploring and getting a feel of what life was...More

Thank Richard W
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited here in half term week with my young grandson, how anyone can spend all day here is beyond me, ok suppose if your old enough for soft play area, I personally think it be better to pay for this facility if you use it....More

4  Thank Catloverxall
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Westlodgefarmpark, Owner at West Lodge Rural Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi, I'm sorry you didn't find us good value for money. When you came at half term we did have a full timetable of events throughout the day starting at 10am until 4pm such as small animal handling, piglet racing, den making, bottle feeding the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My grandson loves this place, it child friendly and he spends one day in every school holiday 'helping out' there's so much for him to do, from helping with the animal to tractor rides. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had great time, and i would recon to anyone Take your kids and go for it. you will definitely have fan ..

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on 27th January 2018 and we went to soft play centre to get a coffee and have lunch we had been in there about 40mins when a member of staff came over and said we was unable to eat our own food inside even...More

2  Thank Richard R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited mainly to inspect the new indoor play area as I have been to West Lodge Farm many times with my older grandsons over the years. This time I was with a nearly 3 year old and 4 year old and because of preschool in...More

1  Thank GeneralNorthants
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic day spent here, walking around and having fun with the kids who found it amazing. Well worth going.

Thank Debbie B
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Took my 5 year old nephew today and booked to see Father Christmas. The whole day was well organised. Santas workshop was magical, I certainly was impressed and am sure some of the detail was lost on the children however, for me it was so...More

Thank Shelley H
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We had our first visit yesterday and we were kept occupied, in spite of the chilly weather! My children (aged 4 and 6) enjoyed the barrel ride more than once, liked the ride on vehicles in the barn and had fun watching the piglet racing...More

1  Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

We visited the farm back in February with our nephew and we had a lovely time. So much so we decided to take our other nephew on 12th November, it was a bit late in the day, so it was fairly quiet at around 2.30pm....More

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Oksana1512
8 February 2018|
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Response from _mackie_diane | Reviewed this property |
Same here. Dogs I've seen all on leads but you should check with lodge first to make sure.
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chrisjblackwell
21 July 2017|
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Response from Denise W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have good facilities for food & drink
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Johanna J
3 May 2017|
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Response from _jimkmac | Reviewed this property |
I know they used to there is still a lot of childrens trips so I think the best thing to do is call and ask contact number is on there web site
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