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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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Good afternoon out

Cashier tried to overcharge (by accident) so be sure of any discounts you are expecting BEFORE you... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SouthCerney
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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Great day out!

Visited a couple of years ago and went back last week. Very happy to see the new indoor play area... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nick B
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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 good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pony rides” (31 reviews)
“play area” (37 reviews)
“barrel ride” (49 reviews)
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Back Lane, Desborough, Kettering NN14 2SH, England
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+44 1536 760552
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"pony rides"
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"play area"
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"barrel ride"
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"piglet racing"
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"farm animals"
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"lovely cafe"
in 6 reviews
"goat"
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"great fun"
in 15 reviews
"father christmas"
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"clean toilets"
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"young children"
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"hand wash"
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"lovely morning"
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"a hoot"
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"children love"
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"school trip"
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Reviewed yesterday

Cashier tried to overcharge (by accident) so be sure of any discounts you are expecting BEFORE you pay - senior citizens get reduced rates on Tuesdays! Otherwise a good couple of hours fun for our toddler grandson. Friendly animals in the petting area (though children...More

Thank SouthCerney
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited a couple of years ago and went back last week. Very happy to see the new indoor play area and entrance building built, really well thought out. Easily spend a day here with a picnic, playing in the outdoor play area, piglet racing, pony...More

Thank Nick B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was looking after my niece for a few days and was looking at what was nearby. She loves animals so thought this was perfect and it was. She has her own horse (I have nothing to do with horses) so was concerned she might’ve easily...More

Thank Esme E
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely farm, great interaction with the animals... there were loads you could feed and lots of talks through the day. The staff were lovely and friendly Play areas were excellent and in really good condition. Hidden gem.. just a shame it's not near me or...More

Thank Fiona R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family 2 adults & 4 young children went to the farm park for a day out & it was amazing. The indoor play was great, the barrel ride was free, the outdoor play area was excellent & the animals were perfect. Overall we had...More

Thank JSA_7
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing, amazing, amazing. My daughter loved he cuddle corner, the barrel ride, the pony ride and feeding the lambs. The indoor play area is brilliant.... my daughter didn't want to leave. There are areas that are being updated and that can only be good news...More

Thank Rachel S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed this trip very much. Besides out daughter having fun with the animals, we truly had a peaceful walk down the nature trails. Beautiful scenery, perfect outing!

Thank MiguelinaMishina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son, who is 8, and I had a lovely morning at West Lodge Farm. The admission fee is reasonable and includes access to farm, an impressive indoor tree fort and a short 'barrel ride' around the centre of the farm. We also had a...More

Thank kayjay1973
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here with a school trip and I must say it was the best farm I have visited. So much to see and do. All the facilities are great! Indoor picnic area and outdoor. The indoor play area is so cool for kids! There...More

Thank PDKJ
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Visited on impulse and on the whole a very enjoyable afternoon. My little one is quite a handful and I have some mobility problems to have to be careful where we go. However, he had great fun in the play area, thoroughly enjoyed his barrel...More

Thank Abi B
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chrisjblackwell
18 July 2018|
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Response from Richard W | Reviewed this property |
If you go to their web site it gives a detailed price list, as it can vary on age etc.
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Oksana1512
9 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.
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chrisjblackwell
22 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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