West Lodge Farm Park
Average time spent – 3+ hours.
Things to do at West Lodge Farm Park review
West Lodge Farm Park, also known as West Lodge Rural centre has lots to do. It is located in the Desborough area of Northamptonshire. The farm has a wide range of animals including sheep, cows, pigs, ducks, geese, rabbits, guinea pigs, turkeys, chickens and you may even be lucky enough to spot the farm peacock taking a wander past the picnic tables! Kids can take part in animal petting sessions with rabbits, guinea pigs, chicks and ducklings.
Throughout the day there are regular barrel rides (included in the admission price) and you don’t want to miss the piglet racing at lunchtime! For £2 each kids can have a ride on one of their three ponies.
The park is set in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside and there are a variety of marked walks around the farm, ranging from 500 metres to 3 kilometress in length. Something for everybody plus they are perfect for families to follow with coloured arrows.
The farm boasts a fantastic indoor play barn with bridges, tunnels, slides and climbing walls. It leads the way in timber play. If it’s bad weather kids can still enjoy riding mini tractors in the barn. The outside play area is just as good for days when the weather is nice. It is a huge wooden structure in the shape of a castle with slides, towers, flags and more. They also have ride-on tractors from toddlers upwards.
One of the things West Lodge does best though is celebrating the special times of the year; Christmas, Halloween, Bonfire Night, Mother’s Day, Summer camp overs. Their themed activity days/weekends are really creative and ones to add to the calendar.
Covid 19 – Please check the website or social media of an attraction before visiting. Many places may be open differently and some remain closed. Reviews do not mention all of these changes or possible price changes. Most places now require you to pre-book online in advance.
Important Information West Lodge Farm Park
Eating – The Rickyard Restaurant – indoor seating, full meals. The Udder Place – outdoor takeaway. The Old Grain Adventure Barn – snacks inside the indoor adventure play area barn.
Facilities in brief – Farm park with lots of animals including petting sessions. Fantastic indoor and outdoor wooden adventure play, barrel ride, walks and more. Toilets and places to eat.
Entry price – *Mid-range
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range. Not everything has reopened so tickets are just £7.50 per person.
Opening: West Lodge Farm Park is open for most of the year. For up to date opening times and dates please follow this link.
Dog friendly? Assistance dogs are permitted everywhere. Pet dogs are permitted on a lead in most areas but not in the play areas.
Address: Back Lane, Desborough, Kettering NN14 2SH, Northamptonshire, England. Phone: 01536 760552
Guest post with thanks to Mary from A Healthier Moo
Category – Farm Park – Indoors and Outdoors – Suitable for all ages
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