We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

West Lodge Rural Centre

Features Animals
Closed Now: 09:30 - 17:00
Open today: 09:30 - 17:00
Review Highlights
Great day out

My daughter and I went for the day and took the grandchildren - What a lovely day we all had - the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mezza2303
,
Kettering, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great for the family

Very good rural centre .with a large number of animals to feed (pigs,goats ,chickens,rabbits,ducks... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
stephen y
,
Kettering, United Kingdom
Read all 344 reviews
144
All photos (144)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pony rides”(33 reviews)
“play area”(40 reviews)
“barrel ride”(55 reviews)
About
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...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
See all hours
Contact
Back Lane, Desborough, Kettering NN14 2SH, England
Website
+44 1536 760552
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (344)
Filter reviews
343 results
Traveller rating
233
81
21
6
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
233
81
21
6
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews pony rides play area barrel ride piglet racing farm animals annual pass goat lovely cafe father christmas great fun young children clean toilets value for money birthday party rural centre whole family feed the animals
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 343 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I went for the day and took the grandchildren - What a lovely day we all had - the children went on the train around the area - We fed the animals, walked round all the various enclosures - and stopped for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mezza2303
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very good rural centre .with a large number of animals to feed (pigs,goats ,chickens,rabbits,ducks etc) and a very large children play area both inside and outside. If you visit early in the season then a display of lamb feeding is well worth doing.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank stephen y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great day! We visited the Elves workshop, wrote a letter to Santa, made a Christmas card, and visited Santa in a magical room! The whole thing is excellent. We also ran round the maze, played in the fantastic indoor play area and fed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ElaineI_13
Westlodgefarmpark, Manager at West Lodge Rural Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you!!!

Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

This farm was recommended for a very good Santa’s grotto and it didn’t disappoint. We had visited in half term for pumpkin carving and couldn’t believe the change in decoration for the grotto and how believable it was. Unfortunately for us it was raining for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AnnW2
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I think you could not fail to have a great day here. The facilities are always improving and they’re always coming up with new ideas for fun things for the family. The Halloween event is really sweet, the staff are lovely and the entire place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ACollins1
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

What a find! So affordable and the emphasis was on fun! It was a bitterly cold day so we spent a lot of time in the Adventure Barn - it was warm! However favourite part was the piglet race 🐷🐷🐷!!! How nice to find somewhere...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Helen A
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit the farm for the pumpkin picking as we have visited before and the kids loved it there with the play areas and the animals , however we found this visit a bit disappointing. We booked a 930am slot to be first...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank beardyb77
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Decided last minute to take two grandchildren here for a visit, booked and paid on line for entrance and tractor ride , so didnt expect to queue to get in for over half an hour whilst waiting for people to pay, this should be better...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Monkey62R
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Pretty good fun for children. Lots to do for the kids and a nice new adventure area compared to our last visit a couple of years ago. Quite reasonable on the pricing front for half term especially! The restaraunt was ok, but the floors around...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank garydhart
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

I took all my Rainbows, Brownies and Guides in April for the Easter trail and we everyone had a fantastic time. Ages from 5 to 14 and there was something for all of them. Highly recommend. The staff couldn't of been more helpful. Returning next...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 687staceyp
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Travel Plaza Market Harborough Hotel
86 reviews
1.67 km away
Rushton Hall Hotel and Spa
1 387 reviews
3.35 km away
The Red Lion Hotel
94 reviews
3.75 km away
Travelodge Kettering
194 reviews
4.84 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 14 nearby restaurants
Number 76
22 reviews
1.55 km away
Sultan - King of Spices
16 reviews
1.57 km away
Desborough Fish Bar
8 reviews
1.57 km away
Casa Felice
99 reviews
1.54 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 6 nearby attractions
Rushton Triangular Lodge
134 reviews
2.69 km away
Rachel's Coach Trips
23 reviews
1.83 km away
Desborough War Memorial
9 reviews
2.04 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
chrisjblackwell
17 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from richardwD1651FK | Reviewed this property |
If you go to their web site it gives a detailed price list, as it can vary on age etc.
0
Votes
Oksana1512
8 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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.
0
Votes
chrisjblackwell
21 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from Denise W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have good facilities for food & drink
0
Votes