Welcome to West Lodge

Here at West Lodge Farm Park, children of all ages can meet and learn about our range of farm animals, including many rare breeds, handle the fluffy young chicks, rabbits and guinea pigs in Cuddle Corner and laugh at the antics of our pygmy goats on Goat Mountain. You can feed the ducks, groom a pony, watch and get involved in the ever popular piglet race, plus many more seasonal animal activities, such as lamb bottle feeding in the spring! There is plenty to see and do under cover too, with all activities and a good variety of penned animals on display in our many barns near the centre.

Walk one of the many nature trails, from quarter of a mile to three and a half, taking you through our conservation award-winning farm through woods, meadows, by streams and ponds enjoying the diversity of wildlife on the way. Look up you may see skylarks, lapwings and raptors and if you are very lucky you might even see a red kite. Closer to the ground look out for deer, hares, wild rabbits, foxes, badgers, voles and even grass snakes.

Back at the farm, children can work off their energy in indoor and outdoor play areas, build a shelter in the den-making area, as well as enjoying the free barrel ride which runs every hour. There is also, during the main season, a real tractor trailer tour of the farm available to book. Everyone can enjoy home cooked meals, snacks or tea and cakes in our Rickyard restaurant.

Halloween Spooktacular
Sunday 26th October

Morning

9.30

Farm Opens

10.30

Small animal petting session

11.00

Ghost Story

11.15

Pony rides

Afternoon

12.00 - 4.00

Spooky tractor rides* every 20 minutes

12.00 - 4.00

Pumpkin carving

1.00 - 4.30

Cuddle corner will be open for you to come and meet the rabbits, guinea pigs and ducklings

1.00 - 4.00

Meet the witch* every 15 mins

12.45

Ghost Story

1.45

Ghost Story

2.45

Ghost Story

3.00

Fancy-dress competition

3.45

Ghost Story

4.15

Pumpkin Judging

*Pony rides, Spooky Tractor rides and Meet the witch all needs to be booked on arrival in the shop

Barrel rides are free & leave from the play barn at 11.30 / 12.30 / 1.30 / 2.30 / 3.30

GHOST HUNT BY TORCHLIGHT

5pm meet for a 5.15pm start.

Don’t forget your torches !!

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Hubble Bubble, Toil and Trouble ...

You’ll have a Spooktacular time when you visit us this half term. Take a tour around the Witch’s House and get a sneaky peak at her bubbling cauldron. The Trail of Doom awaits you but watch out where you walk, who knows what surprises may meet you! Our Tractor Ride takes you on a fun and bumpy ride with a few frights along the way! The ghost story is always good fun with audience participation and a surprise at the end. Other activities for this half term include, Pumpkin Carving, Apple Bobbing and Boo Box.

Halloween Fun

On Sunday October 26th we will be having our Annual Spooktacular Party. The fun begins at midday, Daisy the witch will be at home ready to meet your little terrors! There’s a fancy dress competition, Spooky Tractor rides will be taking place all day plus all of the above Halloween activities. Our Ghost Hunt by Torchlight has been getting bigger every year. It begins at 5.15, families are invited to search for the Ghosts of West Lodge past, there are 10 ghosts in total to find. Prizes are given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. After the ghost hunt come and warm up in the restaurant where you can meet the ghosts and join in the spooky disco.

Normal entry prices apply. If you arrive after 4pm on the 26th for the Ghost Hunt entry will be just £3.00 per person, remember members are FREE!

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