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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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Kids and animals

A lot of money spent on the refurb, inside play area superb, kids would have liked to feed a lamb... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lizziesworld1
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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West Lodge doesn’t look much from the road, only a few small brown signs showing you where to go... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MGL262
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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” (30 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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"goat"
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"lovely cafe"
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"father christmas"
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"clean toilets"
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"great fun"
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"young children"
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"christmas experience"
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"a hoot"
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"children love"
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"great value for money"
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"feed the animals"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of money spent on the refurb, inside play area superb, kids would have liked to feed a lamb rather than touch the bottle and lamb passing by. Outside play area good nice afternoon but not a cheep trip if you want to include...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

West Lodge doesn’t look much from the road, only a few small brown signs showing you where to go. Well worth a visit though. Fabulous place to bring youngsters to learn about animals alongside a good fun day out. We were offered discounted admission for...More

Thank MGL262
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as a family of 6 and were very pleased. The park has a great selection of well-cared for animals and activities running throughout the days. We met the Easter bunny and children were given sweets, and took part in an egg decorating crafts...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day out. Indoor play area a great addition especially when weather is bad. Can be a little pricey now as costs went up 2 times last year.

Thank Marion M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place for children. The staff here are very friendly and helpful. We went over Easter and our little one was given an Easter egg and had a photo with the Easter bunny, which was nice. Great indoor play area however I'd say the section...More

Thank Sk0023
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great day. At the start the end if our visit. The staff are polite efficient and very friendly. They go out of their way to accommodate. Impressed with the layout of the farm, the indoor play adventure is great. It's great to...More

Thank HDM6710
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with my grandson who is not 2 yet, mum and me.... £16 for entry plus you have to pay extra for food bags to feed the animals. Remaining on a negative be careful on the road into the farm it’s full of pot-holes (you...More

Thank jacqueline r
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

There are interesting walks which have been created,many animals to see,lambs and goats being born.Youngsters can feed the newly borns.A well devised indoor play area as well as outdoor adventure play area.A lot of thought and effort has gone into the creation of this gem...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

We visited on a very cold January day with my son and family. The boys aged 11 and 8, had a wonderful time as did the 4 adults. Wellingtons and layers of warm clothing were essential. The piglet racing and a conversation with the pig...More

Thank Mo E
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

We booked our tickets online before we arrived. I am glad we did as we were quick to enter. We bought the feed so we could feed the ducks, geese, chickens, sheep, goats and pigs. Our toddler grandson just loved this! We went over half...More

Thank Jennifer F
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Oksana1512
February 8, 2018|
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Response from MallinTilton | Reviewed this property |
Same as above, ring and ask them about taking dogs, I should think that you can BUT they must be on a lead as sheep are in the fields.
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chrisjblackwell
July 21, 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
May 3, 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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