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West Lodge Rural Centre

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Address: Back Lane, Desborough, Kettering NN14 2SH, England
Phone Number: +44 1536 760552
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09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
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We are an open, working farm with play areas, acres of beautiful walks, a...

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.

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Great farm

Great farm, just needs an indoor soft play area then it would be perfect. The new fort outdoor play area is good, but the steps are too small even for the children, we struggled... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Kettering
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great farm, just needs an indoor soft play area then it would be perfect. The new fort outdoor play area is good, but the steps are too small even for the children, we struggled climbing up, otherwise its great.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb establishment. Friendly, enthusiastic staff. Just fab!! One of the best local family attractions around!

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Thank Plain J
Desborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic place to take your family ids can visit and pet animals also play on park and run around blow off steam. the food is also excellent and the envoirment is very friendly would recommend everyone who is in the area to visit.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is perfect place to bring any visitors you may have staying with you - it is great fun for children, with animals to feed and pet, large outdoor and indoor play areas, rides. It has a large restaurant with a varied menu. We visit approximately 3 times a year, when grandchildren visit us, and always have a grand time... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much to interest children and to keep them busy all day. Love the piglet racing. A great playground and den building area. Animals are accessible and well cared for. We went at half term and there were lots of additional activities.

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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a fantastic afternoon here for Halloween.We thought the spooky tractor ride was great and it's nice to see the same familiar faces especially aircraft Andy.I bet the tractor driver is exhausted by the end of the day.The visit to the witch was very good and the ghost story was also good. All in all a good day out... More 

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Thank Chrissearcy
Kettering, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This farm is very local to us and we have a family membership so we visit regularly, at least two times a month. No matter how frequently we go there is always something different which we notice and our 2 year old son never gets bored. Sometimes we go just for a play in the park, which is brilliant, or... More 

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Westlodgefarmpark, Owner at West Lodge Rural Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this, it means a lot to us! More 

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62 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Took two 10 year olds and a 3 year old. There was so much to which kept us occupied all day even with some rain. The staff are amazing. Talking to the children and very informative. The food in the restaurant is of good quality and reasonably priced. We will be back again

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Westlodgefarmpark, Owner at West Lodge Rural Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this, it means a lot to us! More 

Kettering, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Took our 15 month old grand daughter for a fabulous day out which she thoroughly enjoyed. The centre is safe and run extreamly well with lots to see and do. It is children focused with close contact with a variety of animals. The cafe serves good home prepared food and I even enjoyed a local ale! I would thoroughly recommend... More 

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Westlodgefarmpark, Owner at West Lodge Rural Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this, it means a lot to us! More 

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18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Like a lot of other Farm's we have visited over the years there are good and bad bits . The animals all look healthy enough although some of the pens dont look very good but they do the job . I would say its wheelchair friendly enough , cant comment on the cafe area . There are a couple of... More 

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