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West Lodge Rural Centre

#1 of 5 things to do in Desborough Features Animals
Back Lane, Desborough, Kettering NN14 2SH, England
+44 1536 760552
Review Highlights
Lovely place

Myself and my partner took our 1year old nephew here first time for all of us and I have to say wow... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fabulous weekend camping and playing!

I stayed with 3 other adults and 5 children (aged 3 to 8) for the July camping weekend. It was well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jo C
Northampton, England, 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” (26 reviews)
“play area” (34 reviews)
“barrel ride” (43 reviews)
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Back Lane, Desborough, Kettering NN14 2SH, England
+44 1536 760552
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my partner took our 1year old nephew here first time for all of us and I have to say wow what a lovely place and lots to do. Even though our nephew is still small he enjoyed the park, barrel ride and the...More

Thank Kizzy1387
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed with 3 other adults and 5 children (aged 3 to 8) for the July camping weekend. It was well organised right from booking through to the end of the weekend. Farmer James was so informative and entertaining on the twilight walk, the pork...More

Thank Jo C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is just perfect if you have young kids. The tractor rides are fun and worth while. There is so much to do to keep the kids happy. The food was really nice and reasonably priced for what you get. Will absolutely go again.

Thank Samantha K
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I love this place! I have previously taken classes of Reception children here and all had such a good time. My favourite time to visit is around Christmas as the real Father Christmas is there! He is wonderful! However any time is a good time...More

Thank Carol-Anne S
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This day out was well worth the price. The farm grounds were amazing, really tidy and as clean as is possible on a farm. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The layout was easy to follow and kids loved running around. The animals looked...More

Thank Ann-Marie M
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We have visited here in the summer and winter. Very reasonably priced admission. Lovely animal sections and can get up close and pet them. Free tractor and trailer ride for the kids and log racing in the summer! There are also lovely fairy walks around...More

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Went there during half term week with 2 Grandchildren. The welcome we got was almost a personel greeting. The play area is very well maintained with something for all. The sheep shearing was a real eye opener as never expected to see this in real...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 30 May 2017

excellent day out for young children. Lots going on - pony rides. tractor rides. train rides. play park and woodland walks. cafe.

Thank annsharpe10
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We've been time & time again & the kids always have a wonderful time! The staff are friendly & helpful, the piglet races are a hoot & the kids love the play park. The cafe is VERY slow service, it does let it down a...More

Thank Becci M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Fabulous day out with my friend and her grandaughter along with my grandson they loved feeding the animals and a pony ride whilst we were able to have a coffee and chat

Thank Lesley B
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21 July 2017|
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Response from Carol-Anne S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there's a restaurant selling food & drinks.
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
5 April 2016|
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Response from Peter P | Reviewed this property |
West Lodge is a little out of the way it may as suggested use the bus and walk however alternatively bus to Corby or Desborough and use a taxi The roads are narrow and not the best for walking on with young children Hope... More